Tourism of Chhattisgarh
Rajim is a small but historically important town of Chhattisgarh. Located at just 35 km from Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh, Rajim is famous for its rich cultural heritage and the beautiful ancient temples. Situated on the right bank of the river Mahanadi, Rajim was once considered an important urban center in the Mahakoshal region. Visit Rajim and see the amazing temples and sculptures and discover the ancient cultural heritage of the region on your Rajim Tour.
Known as the Prayag of Chhattisgarh, Rajim is located on the sangam (meeting points) of three rivers- Mahanadi, Pairy and Sondhu. The prime attraction of Rajim is the Rajivalochana Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple has 12 exquisitely carved pillars with tall single figures with faces of various gods and goddesses sculptured on them. In proximity to the Rajivalochana Temple, there are many other temples dedicated to different incarnations of lord Vishnu such as Vamana (dwarf), Narasimha (human body with face of a lion), Badrinath and Jagannath. The temple of Rajivalochana attracts thousands of devotees from all over India and abroad throughout the year. There is also a magnificent black stone statue of the lord Buddha meditating under the Bodhi tree.
Another major attraction of Rajim is its Annual Fair known as the Rajim Lochan Mahotsav, organized every year from 16th February to 1st March. With the recent efforts made by the Ministry of tourism, the Fair is now organized on grand scale, attracting thousands of visitors from all corners of the country. The colorful cultural programs of folk music, dance and drama are part and parcel of this beautiful Fair and never fail to fascinate the audiences. Explore this colorful and culturally rich town of Chhattisgarh on your Rajim Tour and we assure that it would be tour with a difference.