India - Raipur City Information

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Raipur City Information

The city of Raipur is the capital of Chhattisgarh and it is believed to be founded in the 14th century AD by the Kalchuri King Ram Chandra.

Raipur is the biggest city of the region and a fast developing important industrial centre.

Places of Interest:

Burha Talab - Burha Talab is the largest lake and its beauty is enhanced due to an island, laced with green trees and gardens, situated in the middle of the lake.

Dudhadari Temple - Situated near the Burha Talab, this temple is 500 years’ old and dedicated to the Hindu God Ram.

Mahant Ghasi Das Memorial Museum – The Musuem has the large collection of inscriptions, images, coins, and sculptures.

Shaheed Smarak Complex - It is an exceptionally conceptualized architectural marvel built as a memorial of freedom fighters and envelops an auditorium, a library, a museum, and an art gallery.

 

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