Arang is a city in the Raipur district of Chhattisgarh. It is a Taluka and the headquarters of the area. The cities nearest to Arang are Mahasamund (16 km) and Raipur (39 km). Arang has schools and colleges and is emerging as an educational hub of the region. It is on the border of Raipur and Mahasamund district. Arang has a lot of places for eager travellers.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Arang, nearby Raipur has a few budget hotel options. These include Hotel Shamrock International (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Mayura (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official languages of Arang are Chhatisgarhi and Hindi. No other languages are spoken here.
The important festivals of Arang are Navratri, Diwali, and Maha Shiv Ratri amongst others.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Arang. These include Sirpur (16 km) away from Arang. It is of cultural importance due to the architectural specimens from the Kosal period. The Laxman Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Laxman is an excellent example of Panchrath architecture.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Arang is the Raipur Airport. The airport is located 25 km away from the town.
Arang Mahanadi Railway Station connects it on the North Eastern railway line. Trains to other places in Chhattisgarh often halt here.
There are daily bus services to Nagpur, Rajnanandgaon and other nearby places. The best bus operator that offers good service to passengers is Mahendra Travels. Booking bus tickets online is very convenient as you can book from the confines of your home.