Mainpat

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Mainpat

मैनपाट

mainpat
village
Mainpat is located in Chhattisgarh
Mainpat
Mainpat
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Mainpat is located in India
Mainpat
Mainpat
Mainpat (India)
Coordinates: 22°50′13″N 83°18′54″E / 22.837°N 83.315°E / 22.837; 83.315Coordinates: 22°50′13″N 83°18′54″E / 22.837°N 83.315°E / 22.837; 83.315
Country India
StateChhattisgarh
Elevation
1,085 m (3,560 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationCG

Mainpat (मैनपाट) is a small village in the Surguja district in the northern part of the state of Chhattisgarh, India. Lying about 55 kilometres (34 mi) by road from Ambikapur, the hill station features the Tiger Point Waterfall, Fish Point Waterfall, Anmol Hotel and Resort.

Overview[edit]

Mainpat is known as the "Shimla/Swiss of Chhattisgarh" and is a popular tourist attraction. It is also home to a number of Tibetan religious exiles who worship at a temple dedicated to Buddha and manufacture designer mats as well as woolen cloth.[1]

Recently, the village has been developed infrastructure like road & some guest houses the best being Anmol resort and Restaurant and government rest house Shaila. Here one can easily find Mercury hotel which is having a lot of adventurous sports like Trekking, Zorbing Ball, Rapling etc. Fields are covered with yellow and white crops.[citation needed]

There is a place in a village called Bisar Paani (5 KM before mainpat on right side of road going from ambikapur to mainpat) where water flows upstream. Villagers have made a canal for watering and water flows upward 30 ft on its own. No device and no scientific explanation could be found.[citation needed]

History[edit]

The village was traditionally home to the Yadavs and tribes including the Manjhi.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tourism". Surguja District Government. Retrieved 14 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Chhattisgarh plans Mainpat Carnival". Daily Pioneer. 25 December 2013. Retrieved 14 April 2014.

External links[edit]

Mainpat travel guide from Wikivoyage