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Rajim is a small town near Raipur approximately 45 km. from there. It is a town in Gariaband district in the state of Chhattisgarh. There is not much to talk about the town other than that it has a rich cultural heritage and is known for its ancient temples and Rajim Lochan Mahotsav. There is a Sanga of three holy rivers which meet at Rajim. This holy collaboration of the three rivers is a pilgrimage center for the devotees. People come here to take a dip in the holy waters and hence it is known as ‘Prayag’ of Chhattisgarh.

Places to visit in Rajim

Kuleshvara Mahadeva Mandir

There is an island site formed by the blend of Pairi and Mahanadi rivers, a well-known Shiva temple is situated here and known with a name Kuleshvara Mahadeva Mandir.  The temple is sited on the octagonally shaped platform and it is about 17 ft. in height, the architecture of the temple is quite beautiful.

Ramachandra Temple

Devoted to Lord Rama and the temple was constructed about 400 years ago, Govind Lal was the person who built up this temple who was known as a banker from Raipur. When you explore this temple, you’ll recognize the material used to construct this temple belongs to the ruins of the temple from Sirpur.

Rajiv Lochan Temple

Stands among the well-known shrines in the town Rajim and this temple is devoted to Lord Vishnu and it’s a delight to the eyes of devotees. Explore the beautifully carved stone pillars and a number of sculptures denote the Hindu Myths.

Champaran

The town used to known as Champajhar earlier and now known as Champaran sited at a distance of 15 km. from Rajim. The town is a famous place for Vaishnava Peeth that is actually a birthplace of Saint Vallabhacharya, insides of the temple is built up from the marble, a wonderful place to experience calmness.

Things to do in Rajim

Dam lakes and beaches- explore Kho-Kho lake, Budhapra lake, Burha Talab etc.

Mahant Ghasi Memorial Museum- visit the museum and explore the crafts

Rajiv Smriti Van- Explore the Van and click pictures

Events and festivals in & around Rajim

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 Rajim

October to March is the best time to visit Rajim as the temperature drops down during winters.

How to reach Rajim?

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here


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