Top 4 attractions to explore in Chandrapur
The district Chandrapur was earlier known as ‘Chanda’ according to tradition and legend the name of the place was ‘Lokapura’ which was first changed to ‘ Indpur’ and subsequently to Chandrapur. During the British colonial period it was called Chanda district, which was again changed to its original name ‘Chandrapur ‘ around 1964.
Attractions in Chandrapur
This is a thermal power plant located in Chandrapur. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of MAHAGENCO With the total capacity of 3340MW, the plant is the largest power plant in the Maharashtra. It accounts for more than 25% of Maharashtras total needs.
Mahakali temple is important pilgrimage of Chandrapur city and many devotees visit the temple every day, especially on Tuesday. The ancient temple was built by Dhundya Ram Sah, Tribal King of Gond Dynasty around 16th century. The sculptures on the walls of Mahakali temple were outstanding blend of Tibetan and Hindu traditions.
Map of attractions in Chandrapur