Kunkuri, a small town in Chhattisgarh’s Jashpur district, is famous for its Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral. This town is well connected to surrounding states and lies on the border of Jashpur and Raigarh. Some of the nearby cities include Ambikapur, Korba, Raigarh and Sakti. The Jashpur Nagar Highway Marg passes through this town.
Places to Stay
Kunkuri does not provide hotel accommodation in its town. Those visiting Kunkuri can book hotel rooms in Ambikapur which is 113 km away. Two such budget hotels here are Hotel Maya (Tariff – Rs.950) and Hotel Mayura (Tariff – Rs.689).
The languages spoken in Kunkuri are Chhattisgarhi and Hindi.
The most celebrated festivals in Kunkuri are Chaitra in March-April, Nawakhana in September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few places of interest around Kunkuri. These places include Maini River (18 km), Ghatmunda (10 km), Goriya (17 km) and Gadakata (3 km) away from Kunkuri.
How to Get There
Birsa Munda Airport in Jharkhand is the closest airport to Kunkuri being 191 km away.
There is no railway station in Kunkuri. The nearest railway station is in Raigarh, which is 155 km away from Kunkuri.
There are frequent state-run and private buses to Kunkuri from neighbouring cities and towns. Private bus operators such as Mahendra Travels run buses daily from Raipur to Kunkuri. Do away with standing in ticket counters and opt for online bus reservation facility instead.