Tourist places

   

Dongargarh

 

MAA BAMLESHWARI

 

A tehsil headquarter, Dongargarh is the main tourist as well as  piligrimage of the district. The   famous temple of MAA BAMBLESHWARI,   is on a hilltop of 1600 feet  in the  town of  Dongargarh. This  temple    is referred as BADI BAMBLESHWARI. Another temple at ground  level is  situated  about 1/2 k.m. from  the main  temple  complex. This temple  is reffered as CHOTTI BAMBLESHWARI. Lakhs of  people  from   in   and around Chattisgarh flock the shrine  during the navratris   of  Kavar (during Dashera)  and   Chaitra (during Ramnavmi). During these navratris melas (fair) are organised in the premises of the temple, which run 24 hours. Many  companies and organisations  display their product  during this mela. The added tourist attraction is the ropeway. It is the only passenger ropeway in the state of Chhattisgarh.

 

 

Temple Timings

on Weekdays  - 4.00 a.m. to  12.00 p.m.
                      1.00 p.m. to  10.30 p.m.

on Saturdays  - 5.00 a.m. to  10.00 p.m.   &  Sundays  

During Navratri -  24 Hours

view of temple

 

 

ropeway

How to reach
Dongargarh is  located at a  distance of 40 kms from district   headquarter Rajnandgaon and well connected with buses from Rajnandgaon. Dongargarh is also well connected with trains. Its on Bombay - Howrah main  line at  a distance of 170 kms  from Nagpur and  100 kms from Raipur.  The nearest   airport is at mana (Raipur), around  110 kms from Dongargarh.          

Seasons to visit
Dongargarh could be visited through out the year.