Tourist Places of Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh, the state of rich cultural heritage and wide natural diversity is one of the most visiting places of India. It was in the centre of attraction since when it was the part of Madhya Pradesh, but after separating from MP, Chhattisgarh has emerged as one of the topmost tourist destinations of India. It's natural beauty like waterfalls, lakes, rivers, caves, rock paintings, hill plateaus, flora and fauna, and its rich heritage culture and tribal lifestyles heartily attract the attention of visitors.
Chhattisgarh is primarily a tribal state as its large portion of population belongs to tribes. Those who get interests in tribal life style can visit to Bastar district, the best example of tribal life styles of Chhattisgarh tribes. Here, you can closely watch the life styles of tribes. To eye the natural beauty of Chhattisgarh, you can visit Sarguja, Chitrkot, Bastar, Raigarh, Bilaspur and Dantewada etc. The capital city Raipur is also a major tourist place to visit, as it holds several attractive natural and man made sites.
Here are some most attractive tourist destinations of Chhattisgarh given below:
Bastar Tour in Chhattisgarh
Bastar district is the foremost tourist destinations for those who want to observe and enjoy the natural beauty and tribal culture and life styles. Bastar has some unique and awesome picturesque landscape beauties and amazing tribal life styles that mesmerize the visitors like it's Chitrakot falls is called as Niagra falls of India. The other major tourist places of Bastar are: Jagdalpur Palace, Ganga Munda Lakes, Dalpat Sagar Lakes, Tiratgarh Waterfalls, Mandawa Waterfalls, Chitrashara Waterfalls and ruins of Barsoor Temples etc. Bastar has a dense forest area where several species of animals and birds, and flora and fauna are found. The Kanger Valley National Park has been set up in Bastar to habitat several wildlife species.
Sarguja Tour of Chhattisgarh
Suguja is one of the major tourist destinations of Chhattisgarh, as it holds several stunning natural beauty and versatile life style. It's Tiger point waterfall, Ramgarh cave and Sita Bengra cave, Mahamaya Temple, Thinthini Patthar, Kudargarh, Deepadih, Ramgarh and Sita Bengra, Pawai Waterfall, Kendai Waterfalls, Tata pani springs and Mainpat etc.
Raipur Tourism Chhattisgarh
Raipur is the capital of Chhattisgarh and a major tourist destination. Without visiting Raipur, your trip cannot be completed. Raipur attracts mammoth tourists every year. Champaran, Turturiya and Rajim villages are the prime attractions of Raipur, as there are several tourist places to visit like Mahant Ghasidas Memorial Museum, Mahakoshal Art Gallery, Doodhadhari Monastery and Temple, Mahamaya Temple, Budhapara Lake, Vivekananda ashram, Shaheed Smarak Complex etc.
Bilaspur Tourism in Chhattisgarh India
Bilaspur is the second largest city of Chhattisgarh and an important religious and tourist place. It holds several religious places of Hindus and Muslims where thousands of devotees reach for worshiping. The major Hindu temples in Bilaspur are an 11th century old temple, dedicated to Goddess Mahamaya, a Baba Bairavnath temple, Ram Panchayat temple, Laxmi Temple (also called Ekbira Temple), Ratneswar Mahadev Temple, Pataleswar Kedar Temple, Didneswari Temple and "Deorani-Jethani" temple while the Dargah of Musekhan is a famous Muslim shrine. The other tourist attractions of Bilaspur are a museum of old sculpture, Mahamaya temple and several 10th and 11th century temples.
Dantewada Tourism of Chhattisgarh
Dantewada is a mineral rich district of Chhattishgarh and famous for an ancient temple of Devi Danteshwari of Chhattisgarh. The Dantewada city is also religiously important to Buddhists and Jainism. Dantewada is also famous for memory pillars of Gama Wada. Dantewada is a green and rich state and surrounded by several picturesque scenes.
Mahasamund Tourist Attractions
Mahasamund is an interesting tourist place for visiting. Basically it is a mineral rich site but also contains several attractive tourist places including Sirpur, Anand Prabhu Kudi Vihar, Swastik Vihar etc. All these three places are important Buddhist monastery. Gandheshwar Temple and Laxman Temple are religious important places.
Visit to Raigarh Chhattisgarh
Raigarh is an important town and crucial tourist destination of Chhattisgarh. It is a lush green district covered with dense forest, river and enchanting waterfalls. Ram Jharna, a popular picnic spot, Gomarda reserve forest, a natural habitat for several wild life species are amongst the popular tourist places of Raigarh. Gaurishanker Mandir, Banjari Temple and Chandrashani Temple are major places of worship for Hindus while Kamala Nehru Park, Haritima and Indira Vihar are popular parks of Raigarh.
Besides these major tourist destinations, Chhattisgarh has some must visit sites and major places of attractions given below:
Waterfalls of Chhattisgarh
Akuri Nala, Amrit Dhara waterfall, Gavar Ghat waterfall, Ramdaha waterfall in Koriya district, Tiger point waterfall at Mainpat in Sarguja district and Chitrakot waterfall, Tirathgarh waterfall in Bastar district.
Hot spring at Chhattisgarh
Tata pani in Sarguja district.
Caves of Chhattisgarh
Gadiya mountain, Kutumsar cave, Kailash Gufa, Ramgarh, Sita Bengra and Singhanpur cave.
Wildlife National parks and Wildlife sanctuaries of Chhattisgarh
Achanakmar wildlife sanctuary, Gamarda Reserve forest, Indravati National Park, Kanger valley national park, and Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary etc.
Archaeological sites of Chhattisgarh
Archaeological sites worth seeing are Barsoor in Dantewada district, Malhar and Ratanpur in Bilaspur district, Sirpur in Mahasamund district and Surguja in Surguja district.
Dams of Chhattisgarh
Khudiya dam and Khutaghat dam.
How to reach Chhattisgarh?
Chhattisgarh is well connected to other states by air, trains and by road. The capital city Raipur is connected with all the three means of communication while other major cities like Durg, Bilaspur, Raigarh and Raipur are connected with only by train and by road. The interior areas are connected by road only.
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