Located in the eastern part of India, Jharkhand is a state known to possess diverse physical features like hills and forests within the territory. These hills and forests, along with the holy shrines, museums, wildlife sanctuaries, etc. largely contribute towards Jharkhand tourism. Its history and culture are also renowned with over thirty-two tribal groups having left their impression on the culture of the region. And with them, were the cross-cultural influences of local non-tribal communities and successive waves of Buddhism and Jainism, Mughal rule and the reign of the Hindu emperors of Bengal.