Top 5 Attractions in Chhattisgarh in 2020
1. Dantewada, Chhattisgarh
Dantewada is a popular place which was earlier a part of Madhya Pradesh, but after the division, it became a part of Chhattisgarh as a district. It also consists of several tourist spots. Baila Dila is one such place and it is a mountain range with a mining area hosting about fourteen oil reserves of high-quality ores, which is one of the major pull in Dantewada. With the proper permission from National Mineral Development Corporation in Chhattisgarh, people can visit the place.
Barsoor, located beside the Indrawati River is another place to visit, where there are several remains of many temples built in the tenth and eleventh century is found. Some of them include Mama-Bhanja and Chandratiya Temples. A huge statue of Lord Ganesha is also there and it should not be missed. The Bodhghat Sath Dhara, the beautiful waterfall formed out of the seven parts of the split up Indrawati River, is a striking place. Danteswari Temple, situated on the convergence of Shankhini and Dakshini rivers is a big traveler sight.
2. Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Raipur is the capital of the state, which has progressively and gradually gained popularity as a tourist destination. People who love the nature should definitely visit the spot as the places in the city have several springs and dense forests to see. One of the top attractions is the Turturiya Spring, which is known to be the highlight of Raipur. Sursuri Ganga is another spring located in the Turturiya village of the district. The Turturiya village is commonly recognized as an archaeologically valuable site. The place is now used for the study of remains pertaining there from eighth century onwards. The birthplace of most respected saint, Vallabhacharya is in a village named Champaran, which is also located in this district. Laxman Temple and Gandheswar Temple are the popular holy places to visit.
3. Bhoramdeo Temple Kawardha Chhattisgarh
Bhoramdeo Temple located about twenty one kilometres away from Kawardha Chhattisgarh and is highly celebrated for its charming eleventh century Lord Shiva temple complex. The temple is also as ‘Khajuraho of Chhattisgarh’. It is built by the Maharaja Ramchandra who belongs to nag dynasty. The place is also popular to history and archaeology buffs. Madwa Mahal and Cherki Mahal are the neighbouring attractions. The temple is rich with erotic sculptures and also made with typical architectural styles. The best time to visit the place is in the month of March, in which the Bhoramdeo Mahotsav is held. Trekking in the jungle of Maikal Hills and the Bhoramdeo Sanctuary are the other top attractions of this place.
4. Jashpur, Chhattisgarh
Jashpur is one of the popular city in the state,which consists of two ghats, namely Lower Ghat and the Upper Ghat. The Upper Ghat has some charming hills, green paddocks and green forest covers. The Lower Ghat covers a plain area with widespread grasslands. This area has quite a lot of delightful waterfalls that gives a fantastic view to the travelers. Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary, which stretches over an area of 55 square kilometers, features a number of uncommon and rare plants, trees, animals and birds.
5. Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh
Bilaspur located on the eastern side of Chhattisgarh is considered and is one among the leading historical cities of the state. The traveler pulls to Bilaspur in order to view the locations of ancient historical spots and delicately build temples, royal dams and the modern constructions. Ratanpur is another attraction which is just about 25 kilometers away from Bilaspur. There is a very old fort in Ratanpur which had a giant entrance gate made of stone statues balanced over its frame. The entrance gate also shows the three main hindu deities, Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma.