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Raigarh city in the Chhattisgarh state of India is well-known for its coal reserves and power generation for the state. People also know it as Sanskardhani or ‘Cultural capital of Chhattisgarh’. Despite less population in the city, it is growing each day into an industrial city. Raigarh has a huge contribution in the production of steel, iron, and rice as well. It is a fast-developing city with many upcoming projects lined up. Since this city is the cultural capital of the state, it is known for its Kathak Dance and Classical Music. There are many events hosted for the integrity of dance and music such as the Chakradhar Samaroh. It is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the state of Chhattisgarh having many sites to attract the crowd. There are many temples, museums, lakes etc.

Places to visit in Raigarh

Raigarh Fort

One of the oldest forts in Chhattisgarh, a state in India sited on the bank of Kelo river close to the Urdana road. This fort stands among the prime tourist destinations to explore the beauty of the place. The city is enriched with lakes and temples also.

Ram Jharna

A famous waterfall and an incredible destination to spend the quality time sited close to Raigarh, placed on a distance of 18 km. from the city. If you are looking to spend a memorable weekend then Ram Jharna is an ideal destination to visit; filled with natural resource and wild animals like Monkeys, deer, and birds.

Singhanpur Caves

Stands among the famous ancient caves located on a distance of 20 km. away from the Raigarh; it is said that Singhanpur caves stand among the oldest sculptures on earth and one can have the wonderful trekking experience in the jungle.

Gajmar Pahadi

It’s a sub-mountain region sited at the border of the village of Raigarh and Odisha and this mountain range is nestled with many wild plants, fruits, and animals like the Leopard, bear, Hyena and rock python. Visit the Pahadi and capture unforgettable moments.

Things to do in Raigarh

  • Indra Vihar Zoo- view the incredible species of the animals
  • Trekking tour- enjoy the adventurous and thrilling rock climbing
  • Haritima- explore the well-maintained eco-park, the best spot for nature lovers

Events and festivals in & around Raigarh

Rajim Lochan

Most of the renowned temples of India host a number of grand fairs in the temples for people to indulge in the history and culture of the temple as well as the place. Read more…

Chakradhar Samaroh

This festival is celebrated in the home of music and dance forms of the state which is Raigarh. The place has made its own identity due to the birth of few known musicians and artists and has proved its worth in the state of Chhattisgarh. Read more…

Madai Festival

The cultural extent can be experienced through tribal culture that is distinct from any other tradition of India. It is unique, exciting and knowledgeable at the same time. Like this Madai Festival which is celebrated by the Gond community which is out there to make the most of the occasion. Read more…

Best time to visit Raigarh

Visit the city in the winter season from October to March; the best time to visit the city.

How to reach Raigarh?

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