TOURISM 

TOURIST CENTERS

There are some historical forts, old temples and picnic spots in the districts. 

TADOBA - ANDHARI Tiger Reserve (TATR)

It represents a unique habitat for wildlife in Central India. Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve comprises of Tadoba National Park and Andhari wildlife Sanctuary. The National park derives its name from local tribal god "Taru" whereas the Andhari river flowing through the forests gives the sanctuary its name. The forests mainly consists of teak and bamboo interspersed with grassy meadows while Tadoba is rugged hilly terrain. The area has a wide and rich range of flora and fauna. Teak and bamboo trees dominate southern deciduous forests. There is vast diversity in fauna and various  types of species are found here.

    The major attraction in this place is the presence of tigers.  the large herds of Chital and the stately Samber are often seen in the forest. Other attractions include the elusive barking Deer, the fleet footed Chausinga. The majestic Gaur, the robust Nilgai, The shy Sloth Bear, the whistling wild dogs, the omnipresent wild Boar and stealthy Leopard etc. As the night falls the small Indian Civet The Palm Civet, the Rattle, The flying squirrel make their presence felt. In the backdrop of the famous Ram degi Temple, the nature is as its best at Tadoba.

 

Number of Tourists visiting TATR

Year 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Tourists 72009 73112 76330 44029 41044 35917 39452

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Ghora Jhari Development Scheme:

This lake is Situated in Nagbhir tehsil. It is 6 km from the main Nagpur - Chandrapur highway, 106 km from Chandrapur town and 97 km  from Nagpur. The capacity of the reservoir is 45 cusecs of water.

Junona Development Scheme:

This is the spot 15 km away from  Chandrapur Town. The facilities for boating, restaurants, parks and garden well developed.

 Fossil Park at Dongargaon Kheri enroute to Warora:

Anandwan  Ashram At Warora

Warora town has come into prominence due to location of the "Anandvan  Ashram". Well known Social worker  and Maharashtrabhushan Shri Baba Amte whose services and efforts for the rehabilitation and care of leprosy patients have earned him  worldwide recognition. Foreign tourists in large numbers often visit Anandvan Ashram.

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Tourists Places At Bhadravati

Bhadravati Temple

This ancient temple is situated at is situated in the heart of the city. Devotees throng the temple throughout the year.

Jain Temple

Bhadravati JAIN TEMPLE

This temple in the town is very popular with the community. It has very beautiful sculptures. This temple is located as Bhadravati village. It is 32 kilometers from Chandrapur town on Central Railways. This temple is said to be extremely old, but exact period when it was built is not known. There are several other idols in the temples, which were recovered in digging the earth.

Ganesh Temple

This is also an ancient temple and is visited by large number of devotees throughout the year. The temple architecture and sculptures are major tourist attraction.

 Vijasan Hills

There are several Buddha temples here. Which are very attractive. The atmosphere here is very serene and claim.

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Historical and Religious Centres

 Information of historical and religious centres compiled to assess possible influx of large population on specific occasion. This is important information useful to the district administration for management of transport, health service, sanitary services, fire, law & order problems etc

Sr.No

Name of Historical Centre

Name of Religious Centre

Nearest Urban or Major Rural Centre

1

Fort of  Gond Raja at Chandrapur 

 Mahakali Temple at Chandrapur

Chandrapur

2

Manikgadh Fort Tq. Rajura

--

Rajura (UC)

3

 

 Jogapur Maroti Temple

 Rajura (UC)

--

 

Marai Patan

(Adya Devat of Tribals)

Korpana (MRC)

 

 5

-- 

 Shankar Deo Temple

 Rajura (UC)

 6

-- 

--

 Shiv Mandir Minghri

 Adyol Tekari

 Sidewahi (MRC)

 Bramhapuri (UC)

 7

--

 

Somnath

 

Mul (UC)

 

 8

-- 

Dabha Kondya Maharaj Yatra

Gondpipri

 9

--

Somnath

 Mul

 10

--

Wadha

Ghugus

 11

--

 --

 Balaji Devasthan 

Tukdoji Maharaj Gondoda

Chimur 

Chimur 

 12

 

Jain Tample Badrawati

Bhadreshwar Temple

 

Bhadrawati

 

Bhadrawati

 13

 

Ramdegi Gondrani Temple Near Shegaon

Warora

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A talukawise summary of the tourist population visiting the various historical and religrious centers

 

 Taluka

Period of Festive Occations (Months)

Estimated Tourist or Visiting Population

Chandrapur

Round the year

5000

200 per day

Chandrapur

April-May one month Chaitra Pournima

500000 to 700000

20000 to 25000 per day

Rajura

Round the year

50 to 100

Tourist per day

Rajura

October

15000

Korpana

April

15000

Rajura

March

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