Must See Places to Visit in Raipur

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Raipur is a city in the Raipur district of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It is the capital city of the state of Chhattisgarh. Raipur has been in existence since the 9th century; the old site and ruins of the fort can be seen in the southern part of the city. Raipur district is important historically and as a point of interest archaeologically. 

Places to visit in Raipur:

Mahant Ghasi Memorial Museum

Enriched by the culture and heritage of Raipur, Mahant Ghasi Memorial Museum boasts an impressive assortment of tribal artifacts, inscriptions, coins, and other stuff related to natural history and anthropology. Named after Mahant Ghasi, this museum is one of the most popular Raipur tourist places.

Urja Park

A one-of-its-kind energy park in Raipur, Urja Park is a great option when you are travelling with children. Located close to the city center, the park is spread over acres of green and lush land which is perfect for a picnic. It houses a lake for boating, some science exhibits and a musical fountain. There are a few food joints within the park serving basic snacks to curb your hunger pangs. The park is very well-maintained and is absolutely clean, so ensure you don’t litter the area.

Ghatarani Waterfalls

Located 85 km from the city of Raipur is Ghatarani Waterfalls, the largest in the state of Chattisgarh. Surrounded by lush greenery, this breathtaking sight is a popular picnic spot. A small trek through a forest would lead you to this beautiful natural beauty. At the bottom of the waterfall lies a naturally formed pool. Enjoy a swim, play with your fam, or unwind in the pool. Although the waterfall's beauty enriches in the rainy season – when the water is in full flow – it is best to avoid going during this time because of slippery terrains and mudslides.

Swami Vivekanand Sarovar

Swami Vivekanand Sarovar is also called Burha Thalab which means old lake. Fenced by a number of trees, especially palm trees, it is a tranquil place to visit. There are several food stalls just outside the park that provide cheap and good quality street food. Apart from that, the lake is a popular picnic spot and a joggers paradise. The best time to visit the lake is in the evening, just before sunset.

Jatmai Temple

Out of all the tourist places near Raipur, the serene Jatmai Temple exhibits the ideal fusion of serenity, nature, gastronomy, and culture. The Jatmai temple is situated amidst lush nature 85 kilometres from Raipur. This granite-built temple, dedicated to Jatmai, has stunning murals adorning the entrance.

Nandan Van Zoo

One of the popular tourist places near Raipur,  in the city, is the Nandan Van Zoo, which is situated in Naya Raipur. The zoo contains a large variety of wildlife, with one of its main goals being the protection and conservation of animals. It is an ideal place to spend the day with kids because it offers boat excursions and jungle safaris. Watching the animals explore the jungle is exciting, and it also exposes people to many species that are little known and in danger of going extinct. The zoo’s amenities are also welcoming and reasonably priced.


ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) has constructed temples all over the world. The temple in Raipur is extremely fascinating & will capture your soul and heart. You can truly cherish the beauty of this temple along with decorative lights at night time.To nurture your soul with positivity, this is one of the best places to visit in Raipur.

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