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Tourist places in Raipur

Tourist Destination in Raipur

The largest city and the capital of Chhattisgarh. It is the only city in India which is home to IIM, NIT, AIIMS, IIIT and Hidayatullah National Law University. Raipur is home to one of the biggest and largest steel markets in India. Raipur is also famous for its terracotta.
Conveyance: Raipur is well connected with India's many cities by all three type of transportation road, railways and air planes.


Hajra Waterfall

It is 46 meter high waterfall that is situated among dense forests, hill and tunnels located in Dongargarh. It is famous picnic area.

Vivekanad Sarovar

Vivekanand Sarovar also known as Burha Talab. It is said that Swami Vivekanand stayed near the lake and took bath in the pond when he was in Raipur so the lake was named after him. 37 feet high statue of Swami Vivekananda is main attraction. The statue is made of bronze in sitting position. Lake was built by the Kalchuri emperor King Brahmadeo dating from 1402 AD the lake is a favourite picnic spot in the region.

Kevalya Dham

This temple is known for its great architecture. Masterpiece construction will mesmerise you with its beauty. The site is also known as Sri Adinath Jain Shwetambar Tirth which boasts of having a collection of small and big Jain temples magnificently built with marbles.

Doodhadhari Monastery and Temple

It was built by King Jait Singh in the 17th century. The beliefs are this temple was named after a saint called Balbhadra Das who always consumed milk as his food and that was his only source of food. It has brilliant architecture that is filled with beautifully done carvings and because temple is located on the bank of a river the whole location makes a scenic view.

Ghasidas Memorial Museum

Museum is one of the prime tourist attractions in Raipur. It was built by Raja Mahant Ghasidas of Rajnandgaon in 1875. The Mahant Ghasidas Memorial Museum is one of the oldest museums in the country. There are collection of many traditional kalachuri sculptures, ancient coins, carvings, inscriptions and also Buddhist bronzes along with the many ornaments and clothes that were mostly used by the tribes of Chhattisgarh.

Nandanvan Jungle Safari

The entire 800 Acre area of the Nandanvan Jungle Safari is lush green, with beautiful landscapes. Several indigenous plant species also add up to the vegetation, creating a natural habitat for the animals. It has 130 Acre of water body named ‘Khandwa Reservoir’ which attracts many migratory bird species. Four safaris namely, herbivore, Bear, tiger & Lion Safari has been established.