Raipur is a city located in the state of Chhattisgarh. The city is the capital of the state of Chhattisgarh. The city is the largest city in the state. There has been exponential industrial development here, and it has become a major business hub in Central India. The city of Raipur was a part of Madhya Pradesh till the year 2000, after which Chhattisgarh became a separate state and the city became the capital of Chhattisgarh. The city is a bustling city with a multicultural and multi-religious society.

Ancient archeological evidence of old sites and fort remains in the city of Raipur indicates that the city of Raipur has existed since the 9th century. Raipur district was once part of the Southern Kosal and was under the Mauryan Empire. Raipur was later the capital of the Haiya Kings, who had long controlled the traditional forts of Chhattisgarh.

Visiting places in Raipur

Ghatarani Waterfalls

Ghatarani Waterfalls

This spring is the largest waterfall in the state of Chhattisgarh. At the bottom of the falls is a naturally formed pool. The rainy season enriches you with the beauty of the falls. When the water is in full flow. Trekking is also done here. It is a popular one-day tour destination for locals. This is a great place for nature lovers. There is also a dense forest here.

Mahant Ghasi Memorial Museum

Mahant Ghasi Memorial Museum

Mahant Ghasi Memorial Museum is small but packed with a rich history of Raipur city. The museum has an impressive collection of tribal objects, inscriptions, coins, carvings, models, and other items related to anthropology and natural history. The museum is named after Raja Mahant Ghasidas of Rajnandgaon. This museum is considered to be one of the ten oldest museums in India. The two-story complex also has a beautiful library with invaluable books and records.

Vivekananda Sarovar

Vivekananda Sarovar

Swami Vivekananda Sarovar is also called Burha Talab. Burha Thalab means old pond. It is believed that Swami Vivekananda stayed close to the lake and spent a lot of time meditating on its shores. The statue of Swami Vivekananda was erected as a tribute to this lake a few years back and has been one of the most visited places in Raipur ever since.

Kevalya Dham Jain Temple

Kevalya Dham has some temples dedicated to Jainism. The construction of this is made entirely of marble and is an architectural beauty. This temple is located on the outskirts of the city. This temple is dedicated to the 24th Tirthankar of Adinath Jain Shwetambar Tirth Jain. This temple is also known as Shri Adinath Jain Shwetambar Tirth.

Solar Energy Park

Energy Park is also called Urja Park is an energy education park. The park is an amusement based theme park where children learn by playing. The park has a tree garden that is exposed to a wide variety of fauna that is all neatly maintained. The park has been set up by Chhattisgarh Renewable Development Agency. The park has lush greenery accompanied by exciting science puzzles, boating, and musical fountains. 

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