From heavenly waterfalls, lush-green sanctuaries, eye-catching rock paintings, jaw-dropping monuments to many other virgin landscapes, there are a lot of beautiful places in Chhattisgarh that have a mesmerizing charm.
The state is popularly known as the rice bowl of India, owing to the green paddy fields that are another tourist attraction that fascinates people to visit this stunning state of India.
So if you are looking to have a deeper experience of the beauty of the state, here are 5 places you must visit in Chhattisgarh:
1. Chitrakote Falls
When it comes to the topmost tourist attractions in Chhattisgarh, Chitrakote Falls unarguably tops the list. Also known as the mini-Niagara Fall of India Chitrakote Falls is located around 50km away from Bastar district.
This horse-shaped waterfall makes its fall from a height of almost 100ft. The water makes its way through dense green vegetation and cascades, creating a spectacular sight.
The ideal time to visit the Chitrakote Falls is between July and October during the Monsoon season.
2. Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary
Nestled in the North-western part of Mahasamund district, this wildlife sanctuary was established in 1976 and is spread over an area of 245 Sq.km.
The terrain of the sanctuary gives shelter to a number of Tigers, leopards, antelopes, porcupines, pythons, and many other species.
The flat terrain of the area with low and high hills appearing as dots occasionally facilitates its beauty. This amazing wildlife sanctuary is also home to more than 150 species of birds.
3. Bhoramdeo Temple
Bhoramdeo Temple is a temple situated in the Kabirdham district of Chhattisgarh that is arguably more than a thousand years old. Bhoramdeo.
The temple offers a scenic view of the entire city, the peculiar features of this temple are that it is beautifully decorated and looks spectacular and the temple has many religious sculptures and erotic sculptures as well.
If you are a history buff and a lover of ancient India, then you must pay a visit to this temple.
Dongargarh is considered to be the holiest and most visited pilgrimage destination in Chhattisgarh and also a top tourist spot. The famous temple of Maa Bamleshwari here stands at the top of a hill at almost 1,600ft.
This holy temple is famously referred to as Badi Bamleshwari.
There is another temple that lies about half a kilometer away which is known as Choti Bamleshwari. The temple attracts thousands of devotees during the time of Navratras, during Dusshera and Chaitra.
5. Raipur City
How can you come to Chhattisgarh and not visit Raipur, it’s the capital city? The history of Raipur dates back to the 9th century and the remains from that period can still be seen in some southern parts of the city.
Raipur is loved by historians, archaeologists, and all those interested in exploring the past alike. The city has something to offer to everybody who pays a visit to the city.
Among the tourist places in Chhattisgarh, the major attraction here is the Mahant Ghasidas Memorial Museum that has some historic things used by the tribal people of the area.
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