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Rajivalochana Temple

Raipur

Rajivalochana Temple Overview

Ranked 22 of 43 sightseeing in Raipur

Rajivalochana Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Literally meaning 'the beautiful-eyed one', the temple displays an example of Mahakosala architecture. On 12 pillars of the temple are carved, beautiful figures of Goddess Durga, Lord Vishnu, Lord Rama and Lord Narasimha. Built in the 8th century, the temple is located in Rajim, which is known as the Prayag of Chhattisgarh for having the confluence of three rivers, Mahanadi, Pairy and Sondhu.

Located on the banks of the Mahanadi River, the temple has the chaitya arch window motif as the main design. Entrance to the shrine is adorned with sculptures of nagins (snake goddesses). In proximity of this temple is located other temples of various incarnations of Lord Vishnu like the Vamana and the Narasimha.
 

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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
6:00 AM -7:30 PM
Saturday:
6:00 AM -7:30 PM
Sunday:
6:00 AM -7:30 PM
Public Holidays:
6:00 AM -7:30 PM
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