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The southwestern portion of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh contains the town of Durg. The town is encircled by mesmerizing hilly terrains in the direction of south, southwest and northwest. In the entire state of Chhattisgarh, Durg is the most popular destinations among the tourists. The beautiful folk dance forms namely the Raut Nacha and Pandwani belong to Durg. The town is also well known for its intense customs and traditions. Many a number of archaic temples, beautiful gardens, fountains, intriguing zoos and other locations are present in and around Durg.  

Some of the principal locations to visit in Durg are the renowned Bhilai Iron & Steel Plant along with the Maitri Bagh. The renowned Jain holy place of the Parshwanath Tirth and the Jhalmala’s Ganga Maiya Temple are two of the other locations in Durg to visit.

                                  PLACES TO SEE IN DURG

Shri Uwassaggaharam Parshwa Tirth, Nagpura: Constructed during the year of 1995, this place is a holy location for the Jain people. This place is situated on the beds of the river named Sheonath. Numerous temples, accommodations for the guests, a beautiful garden and Naturopathy and Yoga Centre are present within the grounds of this place. A gate of an altitude of 30 feet is present at the entry point of this temple dedicated to Shri Parshwanath. The temple has been constructed out of marbles. The entrance gate contains a statue of Parshwanath, which has been held in place with the help of four numbers of pillars. This holy place receives huge number of pilgrims during the time of the full moon.

Maitri Bagh: This place is a zoo and also a beautiful park for the children. The responsibility of taking care of the park is of the Bhilai Steel Plant. The unique animals, the birds, the sparkling lake, enjoyable toy trains and other such items are the main attraction of this place. The musical fountain, which is located on the island right in the heart of the man-made lake in Maitri Bagh, dances vibrantly to the tune of the music, thus creating a mesmerizing show for the visitors. This place also hosts a flower show annually. 

                                      HOW TO REACH IN DURG

By Air: The closest air terminal is located in Raipur, situated at a distance of 56 Kms from Durg.
By Rail: The town of Durg has its own railway station, which has good connections to other major railway stations of the country.
By Road: The town of Durg is situated on the National Highway Number 6. The town is connected to other places via buses, taxis, tempos and private cars.

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Best Time To Visit : NOV DEC JAN FEB
Things to do here:
Theme: Historical
Must Visit Places : Maitry Baugh, Uwasaggaharam Parshwa Teerth
Near By Other Tourist Places

Durg   0 KM near     
Bhilai   11 KM near     
Rajnandgaon   31 KM near     
Raipur   41 KM near     
Dhamtari   67 KM near     
Near By major Cities
Raipur  40 KM near     
Bhopal  515 KM near     
Ranchi  536 KM near     
Near By Air Ports
Raipur Airport   53 KM near     
Jabalpur Airport   241 KM near     
Sonegaon Airport   258 KM near     
Khajuraho Airport   478 KM near     
Near By Local Cities
Bhilai  6 KM near     
Durg-Bhilai Nagar  17 KM near     
Bilaspur  147 KM near     
Bilaspur  150 KM near     
Near By Districts
Durg   0 KM near     
Rajnandgaon   31 KM near     
Raipur   41 KM near     
Dhamtari   68 KM near     
Near By RailWay Station
Durg Junction Rail Way Station   1.9 KM near     
Bhilai Nagar Rail Way Station   6.7 KM near     
Rasmara Rail Way Station   7.9 KM near     
Bhilai Power House Rail Way Station   11 KM near     

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