Chhattisgarh | India
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Kanker is categorised as Heritage

Kanker Palace (Nivalink Trip Dated - 23 January 2008)

Reasons to Visit
  • Kanker is located on Raipur - Bastar route.
  • Nestled in the bend of river Doodh, a tributary of the Mahanadi and is bordered by an arc of hills.
  • Kanker is famous for its untouched forests, unique tribal villages and Royal Kanker Palace.
  • Unique tribes of Kanker still practice age-old crafts and traditions and the region offers a unique experience to its visitors
  • Major attraction is the Kanker Palace. It served as the residence of the British Agent during the Raj period. With its colonial architecture.
  • The palace has an old world charm and ambience and now a fine heritage hotel.
Know It
  • Accommodation options are Limited in and around Kanker
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Raipur (128 kms), Nagpur (349 kms), Jharsuguda (450 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Durg (121 kms), Raipur (128 kms), Jagdalpur (158 kms)
  • Kanker is an Ex-Raipur / Ex-Nagpur Getaway

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  • Chhattisgarh Experience

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    Shivani Maa temple is one of the rare temples where deity is combination of Kali Maa and Durga Maa. There only one other known temple in Kolkata that has this (other being in Kanker).
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    The tribal society of Kanker is where one finds authentic handicrafts that include wood-carvings, bell-metal items, terracotta items, bamboo items etc.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Craft Village
    There are two waterfalls at about 15 kms from Kanker (Malajhkudum and Charre-Marre). These waterfalls are much shorter than ones in Jagdalpur, however as they are less visited overall and therefore excellent for a quiet nature centric experience.
    Natural Wonders

Destinations within reach from Kanker

  • Durg ( 121 Km )

    Durg at the distance of 39 kms from Raipur is gained importance as an industrial center after the more

  • Raipur ( 128 Km )

    Raipur is capital of Chhattisgarh. In Chhattisgarh, Raipur is the only airport and best placed to more

  • Bilaspur ( 239 Km )

    Bilaspur is one of the largest towns in Chhattisgarh is access point to visit Achanakmar Wildlife more

  • Koraput ( 240 Km )

    Koraput is a rail-head and access point to visit Tribal heritage and craft circuit of Jeypore and more

  • Kanha ( 348 Km )

    Kanha is renowned as one of the best Parks in India (Alongwith Corbett, Kaziranga and Nagarhole). more

  • Nagpur ( 349 Km )

    Nagpur is a major city in eastern part of Maharashtra and an access point to visit Tiger more

  • Badnera ( 482 Km )

    Badnera, 10 kms from from Amravati is a popular railhead for accessing Chikhaldhara, a local hill more

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Nearest Airport in Kanker
  • Raipur Airport ( RPR ) , Raipur-128 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Kanker
  • Durg ( DURG ), Durg-121 Kms
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