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Chhattisgarh: Top 7 Best Places To Visit in chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh – A Tourist Attraction in India

One of the best things about traveling in Chhattisgarh is the chance to experience the traditional culture of the people living in the state. This unique state is home to many tribes, including the famous Bison Horn Maria. Their distinctive headdresses and clothes make them easy to identify. In addition, they wear traditional clothing, including saris and knee-length skirts. The Gonds are another popular tribe, and they wear colorful headdresses and are renowned for their beautiful handicrafts.

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The Ramayana and the Mahabharata describe this state, and the Bastar district is the site where Lord Rama spent the years of his exile. The region was ruled by the Kalchuris between the 10th and 18th centuries, and the Bhonsales of Nagpur ruled the state between 1741 and 1845. Some parts of Chhattisgarh were influenced by Buddhism, as is evident in the town of Sirpur. After independence, the state became part of Madhya Pradesh.

Chhattisgarh is one of the few places in India with a combination of natural beauty and cultural heritage. The Chitrakote Falls, considered the miniature Niagara Falls of India, are a must-see. Chhattisgarh is also a hub for eco-tourism, with its wildlife sanctuary. Several major cities, including Raipur, are located in Chhattisgarh. There is something for everyone in Chhattisgarh.

Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary #1

The wildlife sanctuary is located in the Northern Mahasamund district. It covers an area of 245 Sq. km. It is an enormous hit and ranks seventh among the most popular attractions in Raipur.The sanctuary is situated on a flat area and provides shelter for many species including Tigers, leopards and pythons.

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You will be astonished to see the barking deer as you make your way through the muddy paths.

More Details About Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary

Website:https://www.cgforest.com/barnawapara/
Address:Superintendent, Forest Wildlife Sanctuary Barnawapara Dist- baloda bazar, Post office, Barnawapara, Kasdol, Chhattisgarh 493551

Raipur #2

Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh is also the largest city in the state. Raipur, home to more than 100 steel mills and six plants, is also one the most important industrial centers in the country. Raipur is home to both the steel and aluminium industries. Raipur, an industrial and business hub, is attracting tourists from all over the globe. It is well-known for its temples and lakes, factories, educational centers, and the development of Naya Raipur. Naya Raipur, a new planned city, is located approximately 17km from the present town. Travel is made easier by the Swami Vivekananda Airport, which lies between Raipur (India) and Naya Raipur (India).

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Raipur is a city with a rich past. It was part of Madhya Pradesh until 2000. Because of its central location, Raipur became the capital of Chhattisgarh after the state was formed. Raipur, which is located in the middle of the plains also known as the “rice bowl of India”, is surrounded by Bemetara and Durg. It is a vibrant capital city that has a multi-religious and multicultural population. Raipur offers many shopping options and beautiful cityscapes. It is also a great place to start exploring the nearby attractions. These include the Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary and Dandak Caves.

More Details About Raipur

Elevation:298 m
Metro population:11,22,555
Area:226 km²

Shri Rajiv Lochan Mandir #3

RajivaLochana Mandir literally translates to “the beautiful one-eyes”, and is Lord Vishnu. This temple reflects the architectural style of Mahakosala.The temple is made up of twelve pillars. Each pillar has a figure of Lord Vishnu or Lord Rama, and Lord Narasimha, and Goddess Durga.

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The temple is located at the confluence of the three rivers Mahanadi (Pairy, Sondhu, and Mahanadi). It impresses tourists with its main design, which is a Chaitya arch wooden motif. You can also see the Snake Goddess sculptures at the shrine entrance if you look closely.

More Details About Shri Rajiv Lochan Mandir

Address:XV7H+H2P, Rajim, Chhattisgarh 493885
Contact: 098268 89714

Danteshwari Temple #4

Danteshwari was the name of the Warangal ancestral deity of Chalukya kings. It is located near the Shankini River and Dankini Rivers and thus, it was called Danteshwari.
This temple was built in honor of Goddess Danteshwari. The highlight of the temple is that it is one of 52 Shakthi peethas across the country. According to legend, this is where the tooth or Daanthof Sati fell during Satya Yuga.

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Tourists can visit this temple and light the Jyotikalashas during the Dusshera period to pay homage and honor the Goddess.

More Details About Danteshwari Temple

Address:H5F7+WRR, Pacheda, Durg, Chhattisgarh 491228
District:Bastar
Deity:Danteshwari (Shakti)
Architectural style:Hindu temple architecture

Jagdalpur #5

jagdalpur, a beautiful and natural bountiful city located in the Bastar district in Chhattisgarh is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the state. It is also home to Bhilai and Raipur. It has good connections to the capital city and other nearby cities, and is not well-known to tourists from outside the state.

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Jagdalpur is a city with a rich history of political activism. It has also developed a rich culture. It is known for its monuments and palaces, as well as natural wonders such as lakes, waterfalls, and forests, which are still unexplored by tourists. Jagdalpur is a new destination that is being promoted aggressively by the state tourism department. All the necessary facilities are made available to tourists through the efforts and support of the government. It has good connections to Raipur, which is the capital of the state, and other cities in the area. Jagdalpur is the ideal place to explore Chhattisgarh’s rich cultural traditions and historical history without being disturbed by the noise of Raipur.

More Details About Jagdalpur

Elevation:552 m
District:Bastar District
Metro population:5,67,478
Area:183 km²

Sirpur #6

Sirpur, a small village in the state of Chhattisgarh on the banks the river Mahanadi, is located. It is located 35 km from Mahasamund and 78 km from Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh. Sirpur is an archeological wonder. This village’s rich temple culture is an inspiration to many architects. It is a hidden treasure and has a strong connection to Buddhism.
You can visit many temples and it is a great place to meet passionate historians. Many architects have been inspired by the rich carvings and historical artifacts found in the temple walls. This village is home to one of India’s most significant and important Buddhist monasteries.

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This village is not only rich in historical significance and filled with fascinating discoveries, but there’s more. To promote Buddhist sites and celebrate their culture, the Chhattisgarh Tourism Board organizes a music and dance festival. Sirpur, a peaceful village full of wonders, offers a unique mix of culture and art with different performances and a deep history of the evolution and evolution of art.

More Details About Sirpur

District:Mahasamund
Postal code:493445
Getting there:4 h 50 min flight, from ₹15,238.
Population:1,467 (2011)

Dhamtari #7

Dhamtari, the capital of the Chalukya Empire of the 14th century, is a major tourist destination in Chattisgarh. It is also famous for its temples. It has an estimated population of 82000. The town attracts many tourists each year, especially during the monsoon season to the Ravishankar Water Dam.

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Dhamtari can be found along the banks and tributaries of Mahanadi, Sendur, Sondur and Joan. These lands are home to paddy cultivation. It preserves its tribal culture and history in tribal hamlets. There are also traditional arts such as music, dance and local cuisines.

More Details About Dhamtari

Elevation:317 m
District:Dhamtari
Vehicle registration:CG05
Neighborhoods:Housing Board Colony, Gokulpur, Hatkeshar, MORE
Area:34.94 km²

FAQs: Top 7 Best Places To Visit in Chattisgarh

What is the famous festival of Chhattisgarh?

If you have never visited this state, then you are in for a treat! The Madai Festival is one of the most popular festivals in the state. This annual festival is a showcase of the tribal culture and the countless folk dances of the state. It is one of the most famous festivals in Chhattisgarh and India. Read on to discover the history and culture of this region and how you can enjoy it.

What is the famous dress of Chhattisgarh?

The ethnic costumes of Chhattisgarh endow the state with a distinctive identity. Tribal people wear colorful costumes, often embellished with jewelry. They wear metal cast neckpieces and silver ghungroos as well as chunky wooden bangles. Men wear turbans made of cotton, and women wear knee-length or full-length saris.

Which Language is Sung in Chhattisgarhi?

Among the 70 languages spoken in Chhattisgarhi are Odia, Devanagari, Hindi, and Kannada. All these languages belong to the Indo-Aryan language family, and are spoken by people who live in Chhattisgarh and Punjab. There are also some regional languages, including Hindi and Awadhi. Most people speak Hindi, but Chhattisgarhi also has several dialects.

What is the famous food of Chhattisgarh?

Some of the best-known dishes of Chhattisgarh are made from local ingredients. Aamat, a lentil-based soup, is particularly popular in Bastar. This dish consists of bamboo shoots and spices like ginger and garlic. It is generally served with rice and is known as the state’s national dish. Muthia is another dish popular in Chhattisgarh, and is typically eaten as breakfast.

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