Korba

Korba is one of the biggest industrial areas in the state of of Chhattisgarh. Apart from the humongous coal mines that serve as the main source of revenue to this state, tourism is also contributing a prominent activity in the district. Right from nature's gift of waterfalls to man-made wonders like monuments, you can find many places to fill your heart with a sense of joy.

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1/15 Places to Visit in Korba

Chaiturgarh Fort which is also known as Lafagarh Fort is a historical fort which is situated in the Katghora tehsil of Korba district in Chattisgarh. It is now under the administration of Archeological Survey of India who took over the control of this magnificent fort recognizing its historical and cultural importance. It is situated on a hilltop at a height of 3060 feet and is only 12 kms away from the city center of Korba. Katghora, where this infamous fort is located, is well connected by road.

Chaiturgarh Fort is one of the 36 forts in the state of Chattisgarh but is considered...

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2/15 Places to Visit in Korba

Chakreshwar Mahadev temple is one of the prominent tourist attraction in kanki, located about 20 kms from Korba.

The presiding deity at the Chakreshwar Mahadev temple is Lord Shiva, in the form of a Shivling on the main altar of the temple. The idols of Goddess Parvati and Lord Ganesh can also be seen placed behind the Shivling. This primeval temple is furnished with exquisite carved images of gods and goddesses. The entrance door features images of Nagkanyaka. Hundreds of ancient sculptures and idols can be seen scattered around the temple complex. The Shiva Temple situated to the...

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3/15 Places to Visit in Korba
Devapahari, Chattisgarh
34.2 kms from Korba city limits
NatureWater

Devpahari is located around 34. 2 kms away from the district head quarter of Korba, Chattisgarh.

On the bank of Chornai river in Devapahari, there is a lovely water fall named Govind Kunj. It's a very nice picnic spot which is surrounded by mild forest. Devpahari is an ideal location for trekking.

Most of the region of the plateau is of the Maikal ranges of the Satpura hills. October - March is the best season to visit Devpahari town. It is a must visit town known for its scenic beauty and quiet atmosphere and tourists are in for fun. ...

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4/15 Places to Visit in Korba
Kendai Falls
85 kms from Korba city limits
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Kendai Falls is a mesmerizing natural waterfall situated in the village of Kendai in Chattisgarh. With its absolute beauty and the enthralling atmosphere that surrounds the place, this is one of the most visited places in the state. It is situated along the Bilaspur - Ambikapur highway and is 85 kms away from the city center of Korba.

The Kendai Falls is a stream of Hasdeo and Bongo river falling down from an impressive height of 75 feet. The stream flows through some plain and shallow areas before falling down forming these amazing waterfalls. The Hasdeo river is a tribute of the ...

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5/15 Places to Visit in Korba

Kosagaigarh is one of the prominent tourist attraction in Korba. Korba railway station is the nearest railway station which is about 25 kms from the place.

The fort of Kosagaigarh, on the hills of Phutka Pahad, is on the outskirts of Korba. This old fort is camouflaged by dense vegetation. It can be accessed only through a tunnel, which in times of war was used for rolling rocks down on the enemy waiting at the other end. At the main entry point of the fort there is a tunnel like passage, where there is space for only one person can walk. During war the soldiers of the king used to...

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Kudurmal, Chattisgarh
15 kms from Korba city limits
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Kudurmal is a small village situated around 15 kms away from the Korba Railway Station.

The Kudurmal village houses the Samadhi of one of the disciple of Saint Kabir's, which is about 500 years old. Besides this, there is a temple named Sankatmochan Hanuman Mandir, which was built by Mahatma Kevlal Patel, who was a prominent Saint. An idol of Hanuman has been installed in the centre of the temple. The surroundings of the temple have small other temples of Kali, Durga, Ram, Sita, Kabir etc. This is a good place for photographers. People can enjoy with family and friends here.
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7/15 Places to Visit in Korba
Madwarani Mandir, Korba
22 kms from Korba city limits
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Madwarani Mandir is situated at a distance 22 kms from Korba on the Korba-Champa Road. This temple of Godess Madwarani is at the top of the hill.

It is believed that Maa Durga ran from her wedding "mandap" called "Madwa" in Chhattisgarhi. Turmeric from her body fell in a big rock in barpali-madwarani road which made the rock yellow. As maa Durga came from Madwa(mandap) ,the village and hill was named as Madwarani. In Sanskrit Maa is known as "Mandvi Devi". During September-October each year, in the Navratri season, there is fair celebrated by the locals and thus this time is the rec...

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8/15 Places to Visit in Korba
Mouhargarh
65 kms from Korba city limits
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Mouhargarh is one of the prominent tourist attraction in Korba. Korba railway station is the nearest railway station which is about 65 kms from the place. Buses and taxies are available outside the railway station. One can also opt for renting a vehicle according to their convience.

Mouhargarh is a historic fort now in ruins. The remnants of the fort is found at the height of 2000 ft. on Pouna Khara hill, which is situated around 15 kms north east of Rajgamar coal mines. An encient writing can be found on one of the pillars. Besides there are some idols. The dense forest around the...

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9/15 Places to Visit in Korba

Snake Park situated in Tapkara which is regarded as 'Naglok'(Snake World), from ancient times houses many species of reptiles and has grown to one of the main tourist attractions of the district. It is 183 kms away from the city center of Korba.

This park houses many varieties of snakes and provides an insight into the lifestyles of these magnificent creatures. Before the park was constructed, the snakes used to roam freely in the plains of Tapkara and often made visits to the human dwellings of the place. The park was constructed taking into consideration the safety of both the pe...

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10/15 Places to Visit in Korba

Pali Mahadev Temple is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to God Shiva which is situated in the Pali Tehsil of Korba district. It is now a protected monument and is under the administration of the Archeological department of the Government. It is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the state of Chattisgarh and is 50 kms away from the city center of Korba.

Pali Mahadev temple is a very ancient temple believed to be constructed back in the ninth century. Vikramaditya, also known as 'Jayameyu', who was the son of the feudatory Mahamandaleswar Malldeo built this temple. It w...

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Rani Dhanraj Kunvar Devi, Korba
10 kms from Korba city limits
History

Rani Dhanraj Kunvar Devi is a historical place of Chhattisgarh. This is an old heritage symbol of this state. This is located at a distance of about 10 kms from the centre of the city Korba.

Rani Dhanraj Kunvar Devi was the last recognized ruler of Korba. She was the last queen of Kalchuri Kingdom. This place defines the old history of Korba. Now this place has turned into a school in the daytime.

There are no rigid timings for visiting this place. People are advised to go there in the afternoon. People typically spend up to 30 minutes here. ...

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12/15 Places to Visit in Korba
Sarvamangala, Korba
Within Korba city limits
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Sarvamangala in Korba district is one of the most famous temple of the city. The Goddess of this temple is Maa Durga.

Sarvamangala temple was constructed under the guidance of the ancestors of Rajeshwar Dayal, one of the Zamindars in Korba. The temple is sorrounded by various auspicious temples such as Trilokinath Mandir, Kali Mandir and Jyoti Kalash Bhavan. There is also a cave, which goes under the river and rises out on the other side as Badal Mahal. It is believed that Rani Dhanraj Kunwar Devi used this cave for her daily visit to the temple.

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13/15 Places to Visit in Korba

Silver Jubilee Park NTPC Jamnipali is located at NTPC Township, Korba. It is located about 16. 2 kms away from the centre of the city Korba. It will take approximately 30 to 35 minutes to reach there from the centre of the city.

Silver Jubilee Park NTPC Jamnipali is very beautiful with its natural atmosphere and well maintained environment. It has a small lake where one can go for boating. There are fountains in the middle of the lake which look super fascinating. The garden is marvellous and there are walking tracks too. Rabbits, swans can be seen here and there. Dummy Tajmahal an...

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14/15 Places to Visit in Korba
Sitamani Korba
10 kms from Korba city limits
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Sitamani village is one of the main attractions in the Korba district of Chattisgarh. The place filled with many religiously and spiritually important temples and caves with incredible stories and myths from the Hindu scriptures associated with them. It is located at a distance of 10 kms from the city center of Korba and is well connected by road.

Sitamani Temples and Caves are deeply connected with Hindu mythology than any other place. It is an ancient site with many temples and three caves that have have been formed by falling rocks at the side of the trench. In one of the three ...

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Tuman Shiv Mandir
30 kms from Korba city limits
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Tuman is a small village situated at 10 km away from Katghora, which is 30 kms away from district headquarter Korba. The village is popular for its prominent historic Shiv Mandir.

The ancient history states that Tuman was the capital of kings in Ratnarajj dynasty. One ancient Shiv Mandir is found here. It is believed that the Mandir was built during the reign of Kalchuri (Near 11 A. D) by the king Ratnadev First. Besides this Shiv Mandir, some other remnants are also found there. The temple was beautifully constructed. The incricate carvings on the walls of the temple enhances its ...

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