Topchanchi is a city in Dhanbad district located at 23.9°N 86.2°E geographical coordinates.
Topchanchi has gained fame as a religious tourist centre, that has been attracting pilgrims in the olden days and tourists since the time Jain saints and sadhus have left their mark, making it a holy place for all Hindus and Jains in particular.
Located just 6 kms from Gomoh, the city of Topchanchi is the very place where Neta ji Subhash Chandra Bose boarded a train for his historical departure from India on 18th Jan 1941. In remembrance a statue of Netaji can still be seen in the Topchanchi market.
The nearest biggest city to Topchanchi is the district headquarters of Dhanbad which is just 31 kms away while the steel city of Bokaro is at a distance of 41 kms from Topchanchi.