INFORMATION ABOUT AMBIKAPUR
Ambikapur is a small town in the state of Chhattisgarh in India. It is the District headquarters of Surguja district, the largest district of Chhattisgarh. The district of Surguja is spread over an area of 22,237 km˛, and is rich in forests. Most of the terrain of the district is forested and hilly.
Unlike the capital town, major district population comprises of aboriginal population. Among these indigenous tribes are the Pandos and Korwas, who are still living in rural areas. who regard themselves as descendants of the Pandavas and Kauravas (the warring clans of the epic Mahabharata) respectively.
According to the holy books Lord Rama had visited Surguja during his fourteen years of exile and a number of places here are named after him, his brother Laxmana and wife Sita, including Ramgarh, Sita-Bhengra cave and Laxmangarh.
The Places of Interest in and around Ambikapur
- Dipadih (Ancient Sculptors)
- Tattapani (Hot water spring)
- Kailash Gufaa(Shivling in a cave and a Big Waterfall)
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