India | Chhattisgarh


Rajim, situated on the banks of Mahanadi in Chattisgarh, is famous for an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Here Vishnu is enshrined as Rajivalochan. The temple is a fine example of Mahakoshal architecture. A Nala inscription dating back to AD 700 bears references to the Sarabhapura sovereigns.

Rajim is 45 km south-east of Raipur, the state capital. Regular buses are available from Raipur.

Updated on 21st November, 2005
District: Raipur

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