The town of Raigarh is located on the boundary on the eastern side of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. Some of the principal attractions of the town of Raigarh are the dense luxurious forests covered in plush greeneries, sparkling waterfalls, beautiful parks and old temples. Some of the crafts which have put the town of Raigarh on the map are its Dhokra Casting and the products made of the Tassar Silk and Mulberry Silk. The Dhokra casting is basically a technique of manufacturing metal items with the help of hot wax casting.
Ram Jharna, which is a natural supply of water and also a mesmerizing location for carrying out activities and the Gomarda Forest Reserve are two of the most popular and interesting tourist spots in the district of Raigarh. Kamla Nehru Park and Indira Vihar Park are the two pretty parks, where visitors can go and have an enjoyable time. The Gaurishankar Mandir, Banjari Mandir and Chandrahasini Temple are three of the most important temple that one should go and visit during their stay in Raigarh.
PLACES TO SEE IN RAIGARH
Ram Jharna: The distance between the administrative headquarters of the district and this place is a mere 18 Kms. This water body is a natural supply of water. As per the mythical stories and the historical facts, this is the place, which was visited by Lord Ram during the time period of his Vanwas. During this time, he had an input of water from this source. Thus the name of the jharna has been derived and given as Ram Jharna.
Gomarda Abhayaranya: In the Sarangarh Tehsil, this place is located. The area of the location is 278 square kilometers. Many a variety of uncommon and unusual animals such as tigers, beers and many more can be seen here. The distance between the administrative headquarters of the district and this place is 60 Kms.
Temples: Some of the famous temples here are the Gaurishankar Mandir, Shayam Mandir, Banjari Mandir, Pahadh Mandir and Chandrahasini Mandir. The distance between the Gaurishankar Mandir, Shayam Mandir and Banjari Mandir and the administrative headquarters of the district is 20 Kms. The distance between Pahadh Mandir and Chandrahasini Mandir and Raigarh is 30 Kms.
Parks: The names of some of the beautiful parks are Kamla Nehru Park, Haritima and Indira Vihar.
HOW TO REACH RAIGARH
By Air: The closest air terminal is situated in Bilaspur.
By Rail: The closest railway station is the Raigarh Railway Station.
By Road: The town of Raigarh has got good road links to major location of the country.