Janjgir Champa Tourism

General

The tours to Janjgir- Champa provide the tourists with a wonderful opportunity to explore the rich cultural heritage and traditional legacy of the ancient times that has percolated to the modern era. Unaltered and unaffected by the industrialization or the changing of times, the traditional cultural heritage bears a strong imprint on the district of Janjgir- Champa.

Regularly organized by the numerous Chhattisgarh tour operators of the state, the serene and calm surrounding of the district of Janjgir- Champa fills the tourists with an intense sense of satisfaction and pleasure. Far from the maddening crowd of the cities, the beautiful district of Janjgir- Champa provides relief from the stress and strains of daily mundane life.

Endowed with natural scenic beauty, Janjgir- Champa offers the tourists to explore the rich cultural heritage and religious fervor of the local indigenous tribes of the region. One can experience the exotic life styles of the numerous tribal communities of Janjgir- Champa on his or her tour to the district. The vibrant and dynamic life styles of the tribes of Janjgir- Champa are expressed through their unique cultural traditions of marriage, birth and celebrating other auspicious festive occasions.

Representing the deep religious sentiments and religious fervor of the district, Janjgir- Champa houses numerous famous religious shrines of Vishnu Temple, Turridham Shiva Temple, Radha Krishna Temple, Kaleshwarnath Shiv Temple Adbhur Ashtbhuji Temple and many other sacred monuments.

One of the prominent districts of Chhattisgarh, Janjgir- Champa is easily accessible from all parts of the state by well maintained roads. The tours to Janjgir- Champa present the tourists to enjoy rich cultural heritage of the region in the midst of enchanting nature.

CHANDRAHASINI TEMPLE

Here Chandrahasini Devi temple is situated on the bank of Mahanadi. A very big fate is being organized here every year on the eve of Navratri.It is also famous as a tourist place. People from other state like Orissa are also visiting this place. Day by day it is becoming a big place for holy as well as tourist place.

Tahsil : DABHARA
Distance : 22 K.M. FROM TAHSIL HEAD QUARTER DABHARA TWORDS EAST.

SHIVARINARAYAN

The Laxminarayan Temple was built by the kings of Hayhay Vansh during the age of 11th century on the bank of Mahanadi at Shivarinarayan Nagar. According Hindu mythology from the age of Ramayana shabri aasharma is situated here. The temple of Shivarinarayan is a great piece work Vaishanav Shaili by the Vaishnav community. During Magh purnima a grand fate is being organized here.It is a place of worth watching for the tourists.

Tahsil :NAWAGARH
Distance : 50 K.M. FROM DISTRICT HEAD QUARTER TOWARDS SOUTH

LAXMANESHWAR TEMPLE

According Hindu mythology and as per the local story a Shiv Temple was built here by younger brother of Bhagwan Ram,Laxman. That is why the temple is known as Laxmneshwar Temple. It is also a great place for Hindu pilgrims.

Tahsil : PAMGARH
Distance : 20 K.M. FROM TAHSIL HEAD QUARTER PAMGARH TOWARDS SOUTH.

DAMUDHARA

This place is a beautiful place for tourist.It has natural water falls, Caves, Ram-Janki Temple, Radha-Krishan Temple,Rishavdev Temple etc. Near by this the other tourist places are Panchwati,Sitamadi etc are also a great place to visit.

Tahsil : SAKTI
Distance : ON THE WAY OF SAKTI-KORBA AT 20 K.M

DEWAR GHATA

It is a sangam place of three rivers Mahandi, Lilagar and Shivnath which making it a place for joy and picnic spot.

Tahsil : PAMGARH
Distance : 22 K.M. FROM TAHSIL HEAD QUARTER PAMGARH TOWARDS SOUTH-WEST.

CROCODILE PARK

It is 35 km from District headquarter Located on the rail route. Energy park, Science Park, and Auditorium with projector is attraction of tourist in Kotmisonar

Tahsil : Akaltara

TURRIDHAM (SHIV TEMPLE)

Lord Shiva temple is situated here by the name of Turridham. On the occasion of MahaShivratri, a 3 days mela is being organized here every year.

Tahsil :SAKTI
Distance : 13K.M. FROM SAKTI.

VISHNU MANDIR

The Vishnu Mandir were built by kings of Hayhay Vansh, near Bhima Talab of purani basti of Janjgir in 12 Century. It was being constructed in two parts to make a full temple, but both the parts were not assembled in time and as a result of it, both the parts of the temple are laying on the ground separately and still the temple is uncompleted. Due to this, the temple is also called as Nakata Mandir by local people. On the walls of the temple the statue of God and Goddess, Gandharava and Kinners are making it worth watching for the tourists.

SITUATED AT : DISTRICT HEAD QUARTER

ADBHAR

It is an ancient temple of Goddess Devi with eight hands. Jyoti Kalash are lighted here on the occasion of Navratri.

Tahsil : MALKHARAUDA
Distance : 11 K.M. FROM SAKTI

MADANPURGARH

This temple is also situated on the bank of Hasdeo river. It is famous for Devi Mandir. The festival of Navratri is being celebrated here with full devotion and faith.

Tahsil : JANJGIR
Distance : 10 K.M. TOWRADS NOTH-EAST

PITHAMPUR (SHIV MANDIR)

The Lord Shiva Mandir is situated on the bank of river Hasdeo which is also known as Kaleshwarnath Mandir. A 10 days fate and fair is being organized here during the festival of Maha Shivaratri and Rang Panchami.Every year on RangPanchami the marriage procession Lord Shiva is being organized in which a group Naga Saints also takes part.

Tahsil : JANJGIR
Distance : 10 K.M. TOWARDS EAST.

GHATADAI (PAHARIA) (TRIPUR SINGAR DEVI)

It is a temple of Tripur Sundar Devi surrounded by forests and mountains which making it quite beautiful to watch.

Tahsil : JANJGIR
Distance : 25 K.M. TOWARDS NORTH

Nahariya Baba

The Nahariya Baba Temple, a temple dedicated to Hanuman.

SITUATED AT : DISTRICT HEAD QUARTER