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Raipur

In the State of Chattisgarh, India there are many places to visit. Raipur is the city for visit in the district of Raipur. It is the Capital of Chattisgarh. The altitude of this place is 298.15 mt. Hindi, English and Chattisgarhi languages are used in this place. This city is also a largest city of Chattisgarh. It is home of the steel markets in In dia and biggest industrial center. Many tourist visit in this city. Raipur was the part of the Madhya Pradesh before Chhattisgarh was formed in the year 2000. Raipur is located near the centre of a large plain. So it is also called as "Rice Bowl of India". There are many places to visit in Raipur. There are lots of temple in Raipur. There are many festivals are celebrated. Raipur is the major tourist destination.

History

Since the 9th Century the Raipur has existed. Raipur was the part of the Kingdom known as Dakshina Kosala Kingdom. Some years later it was the part of Maurya Empire. When Raipur was the capital of Haihaya Dynasty Kalchuri Kings then it controlled many forts of Chattisgarh. The city of Raipur had established by the King Ramachandra and then went on to making this place he capital of his kingdom. Later it was control by Somavanshi Kings, when Sirpur was the capital of their kingdom. The King Ramachandra's son Brahmdeo Rai established the city and the capital was Khalwatika which os also known as Khallari.

Places to Visit in Raipur

  • Tandula
  • Balaji Temple
  • Hajra Waterfall
  • Rajim
  • Dudhadari Temple
  • Champaran
  • Rajivlochana Temple
  • Mahant Ghasidas Memorial Museum

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit in Raipur is in winters from October to March.

Climate

The temperature in Raipur is hot in summer and moderately cool in winter. The maximum and minimum temperature of Raipur is given below :

Minimum temperature :  The minimum temperature is 7 degree Celsius.

Maximum temperature : The maximum temperature is 36 degree Celsius.

How to Reach

By Air : Raipur has its own domestic airport which is well connected by regular flights to cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Pune, Hyderabad etc.

By Rail : Raipur Railway Station is the nearest railway station.

By Road : Raipur is well-connected to all major cities.