Amritdhara falls

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View of Amrit Dhara Falls, Chirmiri.

Amrit Dhara is a natural waterfall located in Koriya district, state of Chhattisgarh, India. It originates from the Hasdeo River, which is a tributary of the Mahanadi River.[1] The fall is situated at a distance of 17 km from Chirmiri. The waterfall is ideally located on the Manendragarh-Baikunthpur road. The Amrit Dhara Waterfall in Koriya in Chhattisgarh in India falls from a height of 90.0 ft (27.4 metres). The waterfall is about 10.0–15.0 ft (3.0–4.6 metres) wide.[citation needed]

History[edit]

This Amrit Dhara waterfall, Koriya is a situated is also famous for a very auspicious Shiva temple. Around the spot a very famous mela is held every year. This mela was a started by Ramanuj Pratap Singh Judeo, who was the King of Koriya State, in the year 1936. The fair takes place during the festival occasion of Mahashiv Ratri and lakhs of devotees come to take the place during the fair.

The area around is also a famous picnic spot, especially for families. The beauty of the place enchants every visitor and lures them to visit the place on and often.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

The fall's coordinates are 23°19'55 N 82°19'14 E. The Climate is Dry Climate and Temperature is Max - 40C, Min - 30C.

Transport[edit]

Air[edit]

The nearest airport is Raipur (Swami Vivekananda Airport Raipur, approx 330 km from the place)

Train[edit]

The nearest railway station is 17km away at Chirmiri.

Road[edit]

15 km from the town Manendragarh. Road, take a bus or taxi to Nagpur, and hire a taxi to the fall.

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