Know About splendid and eventful tour of Bilaspur Chhattisgarh, India – Bilaspur City Tour & Travel Guide

Bilaspur, a hot travel destination of Chhattisgarh state, is the second largest city of the state. Being known as the Law capital of the state, Bilaspur with huge production of Doobraj rice, an aromatic variety of rice and contributes very handsomely towards Chhattisgarh’s nick name “Dhan Ka Katora” [Bowl of Rice].
Bilaspur also holds some other signatory things such as Kosa Silk Saree [a handloom production of traditional garment for Indian women] Cotton cloth, Samosa & Mango etc. With more than 30 Colleges city is a major educational center of the state. Kutaghat Dam, Bango Dam and few others have helped Bilaspur a city flanked by Son River to gain popularity as the city of Dams. In the modern times city tourism in India is getting influenced by the presence of Dams around the city and here Bilaspur become a hot travel destination on the tourism map of the state.
Since the ages Indians were tempted to visit cities with number of temples and places of worship, in this aspect also Bilaspur is not legging behind. Bilaspur is renowned city on horizons of religious tourism in India with ancient temples of Lord Shiva at Tala & Pali, Lord Vishnu’s Temple at Janjigir and Maa Mahamaya temples at Mungeli and Ratanpur [home of Kalchuri dynasty] Bilaspur is also a famous pilgrimage travel destination of the country.
In the history prominent presence of the Bilaspur appears around 1741 with rising of Marathas, from whom British took control of the city in 1854. City was in the news between 1820 and 1830 due to a religious movement of Satnamis lead by Guru Ghasidas, after independence of the country Bilaspur University is named as Guru Ghasidas University.
For the monument lovers tourist Bilaspur city has travel destinations like Udaipur caves [10KM], Markandeya Caves [40 KM] and some majestic forts such as Bahadurpur Fort, Tiun Fort and the Sarium Fort.
Surely the Chhattisgarh or more correctly the Central India tourism is incomplete without visiting Bilaspur, city of rich, varied & colorful culture.

Vital Tourist Information : Bilaspur

Location :
Bilaspur city flanked by Son River is situated in the north west direction at road distance of 110 KM from the state capital city Raipur.

Near By City : Raipur

State : Chhattisgarh [India]

Region : Central India

Famous as / For :
Law Capital
City of Dams
Dhan Ka Katora [Bowl of Rice]
Production of aromatic rice variety - Doobraj rice
Home of Kosa Silk Saree

Weather & Climate :
Bilaspur experience dry & typical seasonal climate with a moderate rainfall.

Temperature :
Summer : Mni. 30°C Max. 45°C
Winter : Min.5°C Max. 10°C

Best Time to Visit :
October - March months are the most perfect & ideal for the Bilaspur tour.

Spoken Languages :
Hindi - Local Dialects - English

Dining / Food Facility :
Tourists are offered a range of highly tasty and mouth watering recipe list by the Bilaspur Hotels and restaurants. Samosa is the signatory food stuff of the city, though Samosa is famous north India snack but Raipur Samosa is known not just for being highly delicious but also for being not so heavy and bulky.

Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
Bilaspur offers a lot to take back home as the Bilaspur tour souvenir. Shopping is one of interesting tourist activity. You can shop for Signatory Kosa Silk Saree or go for Cotton cloth. Some food stuffs of Mango are also on the buying list of Bilaspur tourists.

Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Bilaspur offers a range of tourist attractions to visitors, from wildlife sanctuaries to ancient temples & monuments and even the modern Water parks. Some of prominent tourist attractions - must visit tourist spots of Bilaspur city are.
Rudra Shiva Temple [Tala] - Lord Shiva Temple [Pali] - Maa Mahamaya Temple - Rani Sati Temple - Lakshmaneswar Temple - Kutaghat Dam - Bango Dam - Udaipur caves [10KM] - Markandeya Caves

Interesting Information :
List of Leading Colleges of Bilaspur
Akash Institute of Management::Bharat Computer Institute::C. V. RAMAN Technical College::C.L.Chouksey Memorial Homoeopathic Medical College::Chattisgarh Institute of Medical Science::Chouksey Engineering College::CMD P.G. College::College of I.T. & Applied Social Science::Department of Management Studies GGU::DLS College::DP Vipra P.G. College::GGU Institute of Management::GGU Institute of Technology::Govt Engineering College::Govt Girls PG College::J. K. Institute of Engineering::J. K. Institute of Pharmacy and engineering.::Lakhmichand Institute of Technology::MANTRA Training Institute for Advance Computer Technology ::Nac-Mit computer education center college of IT.::Naveen Kanya Mahavidalaya::New Horizon Dental College and Research Institute::NiceTec College for Professional Studies::S.L.T. Institute Of Pharmaceutical Sciences, GGV::School of Pharmacy, CEC::Shanti Niketan College::Soft Computers Education::TCIL-IT Computer Education::Thakur Chedilal Barrister College Of Agriculture And Research Station::The SLT Institute of Pharmaceuticals Science::Zone Computer Education

How To Reach Bilaspur Chhattisgarh [India]

Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Bilaspur is not just biggest rail junction of Chhattisgarh state but also Zonal Head Office of the South East Central Railway hence this is very easy to reach Bilaspur by Train Journey. Almost all the major cities of India are connected on Rail journey with Bilaspur by daily direct trains.

Road Travel / Bus Route :
Bilaspur is well connected with other cities of the state and country on road journey by NH 200, NH 11 [starting from Bilaspur] and State Highway 7.

Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Bilaspur have an airport at Chakarbhata [10 KM from city heart] but still for the commercial domestic flights tourists have to depend upon airport at Raipur. Considering the vigorous development of tourism infra structural facilities in the Chhattisgarh state this appears highly possible that at the time you are reading this you might have facility of direct Air journey to Bilaspur.

Local Transportation :
Three Wheeler Auto Rickshaw is prime vehicle for local transportation. You may also have Cycle Rickshaw and Tanga [Horse Cart] . City bus service is in very initial phase of development.