A cosmopolitan city in the Raigarh District of Chhattisgarh, Raigarh is 4 km from district headquarters Raigarh, 141 km from Bilaspur, and 229 km from state capital Raipur. Raigarh belongs to the ‘Hindi Belt of India’. Raigarh is also known as the cultural and industrial capital of Chhattisgarh. Mohan Jute Mill is one of the oldest Jute Mill in the state. Raigarh is also famous for its coal reserves and power generation in the state as well as the country.
Places to Stay
Hotel Pathik (Tariff – Rs. 500), Jindal Regency (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Hotel Shree Sai Shraddha (Tariff – Rs. 1000) are some of the good budget hotels available in Raigarh.
Chhattisgarhi is the local language of Raigarh. Other spoken language is Hindi, Asuri, and Oriya.
Ten days Ganesh Festival is celebrated with great pomp and show in August-September every year.
Places of Interest
Ram Jharna (18 km), Banjari Mandir (20 km), and Chandrahasini Mandir (30 km) are some places of interest around Raigarh.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Raigarh city is the Raigarh Airport near Kondatarai, located 9 km from Raigarh.
Raigarh Railway Station is a major railway station of Raigarh, well connected to cities like New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Kota, Patna, Ahmedabad, and Jaipur.
Raigarh is well connected to nearby cities by road. Bijay Bus Service is one of the best private bus operators that ply on this route. You can opt for Volvo bus ticket booking service provided by several online bus booking websites.