Mahant Ghasidas Sangrahalay
One of the first ten museums of the country, Mahant Ghasidas Sangrahalay was instituted in 1875. The ancient museum houses rarest of artefacts collected from across Chattisgarh state which includes wooden art works dating back to even 2nd century BC and coins used during the Kalchuriyen Kings.
Things to do in Mahant Ghasidas Sangrahalay
Visit the multipurpose museum housing exhibits of different categories. Tribal cultures, specimens of animals and birds, stone tools used in the prehistoric period, copper plates, bronze statues are some of the things portrayed in Mahant Ghasidas Sangrahalay museum. It is more of a museum and the library housed here deserves a special mention for the finest collection of books, images and coins.
How To Reach?
The museum is situated in Raipur city of Chattisgarh and easily accessible.
Best Time to Visit:
The museum is a year round destination to visit.
The blissful garden as well as the museum set up in an open air draws tourists and the locals alike with its ambiance. Set up 1996, Purkhauti Muktangan museum is highly suitable for picnics and day excursions.
Things to do in Purkhauti Muktangan:
Get a deeper insight about the Bastar tribes, native of Chattisgarh. The life sized statues, habitats, art forms and folk dances give you the best of information about them. Roam around to get connected to one of the prominent tourist attractions of Chattisgarh.
How to Reach:
Purkhauti Muktangan is located in Naya Raipur, 19kms away from the main Raipur city and 15kms from the airport.
Best Time to visit:
During September to March, it will be ideal to visit the place.