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10 Attractions to Explore Near Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary

Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary
Achanakmar Wildlife SanctuaryATR office, Kawardha Road, Mungeli, Chhattisgarh 495334, India

The Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve is a biosphere reserve in India that extends across the states of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, covering a total area of 383,551 hectares. The forest area of the reserve has tropical deciduous vegetation and The faunal composition of the Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve is quite rich. More diverse and flourishing populations of wildlife can be found here.

Nearby Attractions

SHRI YANTRA TEMPLE
SHRI YANTRA TEMPLE18.02 KMs away from Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary

The temple itself is built as a 3D projection of the Sri Yantra / Sri Chakra which forms the core of the Sri Vidya worship in Hinduism. The most prominent feature of this temple is the huge sculpture with 4 heads at the entrance. The heads represent the faces of Goddess Laxmi, Saraswati, Kali&Bhuvaneshwari.

Narmada Udgam Sthan
Narmada Udgam Sthan18.64 KMs away from Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary

This is the place where the river Narmada Descends from Heaven with the permission of Lord Shiva. A temple named Narmada Udgam is located at the source of the river and this temple is one of the ancient temples that hold a distinguished position in the history of the Hindu religion.

Sarvodaya Jain Temple
Sarvodaya Jain Temple19.45 KMs away from Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary

Shri Sarvodaya Digamber Jain Temple is a new temple in Amarkantak, which is very similar in construction to that of the Akshardham Temple in Gujarat. The world's biggest ashtadhatu Jain idol is situated here.

Kapildhara falls
Kapildhara falls23.03 KMs away from Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary

The Narmada river which falls from a height of 100 feet creating a waterfall known as Kapildhara. It is believed that the Kapil rishi meditated here, so that's hey this waterfall got the name Kapildhara. This scenic beauty is bounded by huge rocks around and dense thick forst around.

Ratanpur Old Fort
Ratanpur Old Fort46.85 KMs away from Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary

This is an old fort located in the Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh. There are no more details available about this fort. The present condition of this fort is very bad. but we can understand the importance of this ancient fort in the early times while exploring this fort and surroundings.

Mahamaya devi Temple
Mahamaya devi Temple48.68 KMs away from Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary

This is a temple of goddess Lakshmi and Saraswathi and is one of the 52 Shakti Peethas, shrines of Shakti, the divine feminine, spread across India which was built in the 12th century which has a prominent role in the history.

Chaiturgarh fort and  Temple
Chaiturgarh fort and Temple48.93 KMs away from Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary

Situated at a height of 3060 height on the hill top. Archeologists consider it as one of the strongest natural fort. Since it is protected by strong natural walls. It is an Archaeological Survey of India protected monument. Chaiturgarh is one of the 36 forts of Chhattisgarh.

Kanan Pendari Zoological Garden, Bilaspur
Kanan Pendari Zoological Garden, Bilaspur51.95 KMs away from Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary

Zoological garden which is spread around 114 acres in the heart of Bilaspur. It is created in the intention of giving the welfare of the wildlife of the region and to monitor the endangering species of the region.

Bhoramdev Temple
Bhoramdev Temple78.02 KMs away from Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary

One of the important temples in Chhattisgarh. An ancient temple with architecturally and culturally flourished site. Rare image of Lord Brahma in the area proves its architectural value. Hence, this excavation proves how old the monument is and requires urgent attention to improve the condition.

Malhar Archaeological Museum
Malhar Archaeological Museum85.31 KMs away from Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary

Malhar is an ancient town in Chhattisgarh. Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains of National Importance’ list that is maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. Few of the remains found in Malhar date back to 1000 century BC and are attributed to the Kalchuri regime.