Tourism : Tourist Places

Maheshpur :

Statues of Ganga-Jamuna

        A huge stone figure of a man is pointed out to be of Samni's. In near proximity there is a ruined temple, enshrining an artistic figure of Mahisa Mardini. Some other Gods and Goddesses are also sculptured on the pillars along with saivaic emblems of chain, trident snake, etc. and flowers and leaves. A huge figure of Nandi is towards east. About 50 metres away from this temple there is another ruined pillar in the middle. When the tank was rcexcavated a few saivaic figures in stone were picked up. These objects are very old. resembling the Bhumra art. The population figure of this place was 530 in 1971.

Deogarh :

        A village of Ambikapur tahsil, Deogarh is situated on the bank of the Rihand amidst calm and quict scenic beauty. It lies about 1.5kms. to the west of the Bamlaya-Ambikapur Road. From Ambikapur its distance is about 40 kms. towards south. The place is also called Deoria, due to the great number of divinities scattered all around. There are several mounds, formed by the debris of temples, each crowned with a deity.

The archaeology of this place may date back to a very early age. Its Guuri-Shankar temple might have been constructed by a Nagavamsi ruler of the Bhara-siva dynasty during 110 B.C. to 78 A.D. About 475 persons lived in the village in 1971.

Archaeological artistic sculptures

Ramgarh Hill :


        A high hill of the District with a peak, Ramgarh lies to the east of the great road from Allahabad to Rameshwaram, in the extreme south. Allahabad is about 384 km. from this hill. It rises abruptly from the surrounding plains of the former Rampur tappa of the District. The nearrest railway station viz. the Kharsia Railway Station (in Ramgarh District), is about 160 kms. away.

Kailash Caves :

        Kailash Caves is situated at Sabarbar which is again 60 Kms to the east of Ambikapur. These caves were created by Saint Rameshwar Gahira Guruji. Temple of Lord Shiva-Parvati and also temple of different God-Goddess are there in caves. On occasion of Mahashivratri huge festival is organized here. Major attraction of this place are temple of Lord Shiva-Parvati,Yagya Mandap,Sanskrit school, Gahira Guru ashram,Badgdrat Beir and Badh mada.

Sightseeing cave

Budha Temple, Mainpat :

        Mainpat is called as Shimla of Surguja. Tibbettians are rehabilitated at mainpat, which run small industries of designer mat (Kalin) and woolen cloths. For worship they have made beautiful Buddha temple. They followers of Dalai Lama have developed beautiful atmosphere of humanity in Mainpat.Buddha Temple is a place to appreciate the art of Buddha vihars and people of tibbet.

Budha Temple

Thin- Thini Patthar :

Group of stones

        It is a rock of about two hundred Quintal, cylindrical in shape resting on ground rocks. When it is stricken with a solid material ,a metallic sound echoes. Different sound comes form different points of the stone.