Dipka, Chhattisgarh

Dipka is a census town in the Korba District of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It is well-known for its open-pit coal mines Gevra and Dipka.

Places to visit

  • Madwarani Mandir : Madwarani Mandir is located on the Korba-Champa Road, 22 kilometers from the district headquarters. On top of the hill, there is a shrine dedicated to Goddess Madwarani. The tradition about this temple is that during the Navaratri celebration, jowar was sprouting under Kalmi trees near the shrine. Every year during the Nawratri season (September-October), the locals hold a fair.
  • Distance: Madwarani Mandir is 42 kilometres away from Dipka

  • Sarvamangala : Sarvamangala is a well-known temple in the Korba district. Durga is the goddess of this temple. The descendants of Rajeshwar Dayal, one of Korba's Zamindars, established this shrine. Trilokinath Mandir, Kali Mandir, and Jyoti Kalash Bhavan surround the temple. There is also a cave that runs beneath the river and emerges on the other side. Rani Dhanraj Kunwar Devi was accustomed to making daily trips to the shrine from this cave.
  • Distance: Sarvamangala is 18 kilometres away from Dipka

  • Mouhargarh: The fort's ruins can be found at a height of 2000 feet atop Pouna Khara hill, around 15 kilometers north-east of Rajgamar coal mines. One of the pillars bears an inscription from the ancient era. There are also some idols.The lush forest that surrounds the fort is home to a wide variety of wild animals and birds.
  • Distance: Mouhargarh is 52 kilometres away from Dipka

  • Tuman: Tuman is a small village located 10 kilometers from Katghora, which is 30 kilometers north-west of the district headquarters.Tuman was the capital of the Haihaya dynasty, according to ancient history. Here is an antique Shiv Mandir. The mandir is thought to have been built by King Ratnadev First during the reign of Kalchuri (about 11 A.D.). Aside from the Shiv Mandir, there are several additional relics.
  • Distance: Tuman is 37 kilometres away from Dipka

How to Reach

  • The nearest airport to Dipka is Raipur Airport, which is approximately 205 kilometers away. Korba Railway Station, located around 19 kilometers from Dipka, is the nearest major railway station. Dipka is well-connected by bus to Korba, Raipur, and Bilaspur.

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