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Raipur is the capital of Chhattisgarh.

A Hindu temple near the railway station

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

  • Swami Vivekananda Airport (RPR IATA Raipur Airport) (Situated in Mana, 20 km (12 mi) south of Raipur City).

Raipur Airport is served by the following operators:

For traveling from Airport to the city, it is better to book a taxi in advance. The charges of travels counter in the airport is quite high. The taxi wallahs outside the airport also seem to be linked to the counter inside the airport and charge the same rates.

By train[edit]

By train, Raipur is accessible from major cities of India like Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Bhubneshwar, Bhopal, Pune, Jamshedpur and Ambikapur.

By car[edit]

Jagdalpur is 300 km from Raipur with a very good road connection that takes takes five hours.

By bus[edit]

Raipur is well connected by bus services with Nagpur, Amravati, Mandla, Jagdalpur, Ambikapur and Sambalpur.

By boat[edit]

Get around[edit]


Statue of Swami Vivekanada at Vivekanand Sarovar
  • Banjari Mata Mandir, Bilaspur Road.
  • 1 Mahaveer Park (Anupam Garden).
  • Nagar Ghadi (City Clock Tower).
  • Nandanvan Zoo-cum-garden, Bhilai Road.
  • Urja Park, Mana Road.
  • 2 Vivekananda Sarovar (Budha Talab).


Go to the chattisgarh mall.

As the raipur is hub for cloth u can purchase best garments in very cheap price at pandri of whole chattisgarh are found in one place at pandri market near new bus stand. also you can go to malls like rk mall,magneto mall,big bazaar,best price and kishore shopping mall and a cake shop icy spicy


Cheaper Options...

1) Chowpaty in front of Salem English School. 2) Have some desi ghee tikki at Phool chowk 3) Wada and imarti at Sadar Bazaar. 4) madrasi & mezbaan restaurant at malviya road & baijnath para resp. are special for non veg. 5) Excellent Thali at Mahaveer Thali Jail Road

  • Indian Coffee House, Dangania, G.E.Road or Civil Lines. (three branches).


Ten downing Street (TDS) megneto mall


Mahakaushal Art Gallery



  • Hotel Chimambara International VIP Crossing, PO Ravigram, Raipur 4920001. Tel (0771) 2444401-09; Fax (0771) 2444410; Email A basic business hotel, AC, close to the airport. ₹1500-₹2500.


  • Hotel Babylon International
  • Hotel Celebration

Hotel Mayura, Hotel Mahindra, Hotel Babylon and Hotel Picadely are 3-4 star hotels with good facilities.

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