Shivrinarayan will surely come among the religiously important Chhattisgarh Cities and Towns. Only sixty-five Kilometers from Bilaspur City, Shivrinarayan Town has strong historical and mythological connections. It falls within the Jangjir and Champa District of the state.
There is mention of the town's name in the great Indian epic, Ramayana. It is believed that while passing through the Shivrinarayan area, King Rama savored the delicious 'Ber' - a type of berry. The ancient temples of the region attract thousand of visitors and tourists every year. Two of the most frequented temples in the area are the Chandrachudeswar Temple and the Narayan Temple. Another exciting temple is the Shivrinarayan Temple, which is situated at the meeting point of the sacred Mahanadi River and Shivnath River. This temple has emerged as a great tourist destination for its religious value and scenic beauty.
The nearest airport from Shivrinarayan is the Raipur Airport. It is also well connected with Bilaspur via frequent bus service and other road transports. The Bilaspur Railway Station is the nearest one.
Last Updated on : 29th March 2013