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Tourist places in Surguja

Tourist Destination in Surguja

According to history Lord Ram, Sita and Laxman had visited the area during their 14 years of exile. There are many places which are connecting with the Epic Ramayana.
Conveyance: Surguja is connected with many cities by road and railway. Nearest major city is Bilaspur.

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Nageshwar Temple

Nageshwar Temple is a natural temple of Lord Shiva.The main attraction in this temple is the shadow created by Snake. It is situated at Kusmi.

Buddha Temple (Mainpat)

Mainpat is known as Shimla of Surguja. It is a hill station famous for its Tiger Point waterfalls, Buddha temple and Woollen fabric. Buddha Temple a beautiful symbol of humanity in Mainpat. It have been developed by followers of Dalai Lama. People of Tibet are rehabilitated at Mainpat and run small industries of ‘Kalin’ and woollen cloths.

Thin-Thini Patthar

Thin-Thini Patthar (Stone) is an interesting tourist attraction in Surguja which is cylindrical shaped rock of about two hundred Quintal weight resting on ground. A metallic sound echoes when the patthar is stricken with a solid material. Interesting fact about the rock is various sound comes from different points of the stone.

Semersot Wildlife Santuary

Sanctuary is spread over an area of 430 Sq Km. Main species that generally occur are Terminalia alata, Terminalia chebula, Lagerstroemia parviflora, Anogeissus latifolia,Terminalia arjuna Terminalia bellerica, Adina cordfolia etc and the wildlife found are leopards, chital, wild bear, chinkara, sambhar, nilgai, fox, wild cat and wide variety of reptiles and birds.

Ramgarh Hill

Ramgarh is one of the most ancient place in the historical places of Surguja. It is also called Ramgiri. The Ramgarh mountain is in the shape of HAT (Cap). It is said that Ramgarh and Sita Bengra are the caves in which Lord Rama and his wife Sita had stayed during their exile.

Mahamaya Temple

The Temple is situated in Ambikapur. A beautiful place of Mahamaya Mata temple beside a hill is awesome to visit. This is an ancient temple of 2nd and 3rd century belongs to the Kalchuri era.

Devgarh

Devgarh is situated on the bank of the Rihand river. It is famous for its calm and quiet scenic beauty and the archaeology of a very early age.The place is also called Deoria due to the great number of divinities scattered all around. Its Gauri-Shankar temple might have been constructed by a Nagavansi ruler of the Bhara-siva dynasty during 110 B.C. to 78 A.D.