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Bhilai – The Steel City


The city of Bhilai is located in the Durg district in Chhattisgarh. It is situated on National Highway No. 6, 25 km away from Raipur, the capital city of Chhattisgarh. The largest steel plant of India, Bhilai Steel Plant is situated here. It is the only manufacturer of rails in the country.

Culture And Festivals

All major festivals like Diwali, Holi, Durga Puja, Id are celebrated with great vigour and pomp in the region. As the Sikh population in the region is high, a large number of Sikh festivals like Baisakhi, Guru Gobind Singh's Guruparba, etc. are celebrated here. Bhilai is also known as “Mini India” because of its multi religion population.

Tourist Places In And Around Bhilai

The major tourist attractions in Bhilai are Maitri bagh, Civic Center, Kalibari, etc. Maitri Bagh is a zoo and a large number of visitors come here. The region is mostly an industrial area. There are many small temple complexes here.

Bhilai Weather

The climate of Bhilai is hot during summers and pleasant in winters.

How To Reach Bhilai

Bhilai is well connected with roads, rail and air.

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How to Reach Bhilai

  • By Road
    Buses are available on a regular basis to reach Bhilai.
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  • By Train
    There are seven railway stations in the region. The nearest railway station is Durg junction. Many trains are available on the Howrah Mumbai line.
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  • By Air
    The nearest airport is Raipur.
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