BATTISA-TEMPLE-BARSUR-DANTEWADA-1, Battisa Temple (Barsur), Dantewada
BATTISA-TEMPLE-BARSUR-DANTEWADA-1, Battisa Temple (Barsur), Dantewada

Battisa in hindi literally means 32 pillared temple. Once the Capital of Nagavansh Raja Banasur, Barsur is a fond destination for one who love history and ancient sculptures. This tiny town is filled with archaeological treasures.

This temple is dedicated to Bhagwaan Shiv. As per the inscriptions available in the temple, this temple was constructed in 1209 AD (Shaka Samvat 1130) by the Ganga Mahadevi, Queen of Nagavanshi ruler Someshwara Deva.

In the two pavilions here, the king and the queen worshipped Lord Shiva separately. There are two sacred Shivling of lord Shiva established in two pre-arranged temples of this predominantly temple and a statue of Nandi is established in the pavilion in front of them. This temple is highly regarded as a holy pilgrimage site in Chhattisgarh. Famous for its appearance and its ancient sculpture.

Battisa Temple is one of the rarest Hindu temples with two garbhagrihas.

How to Reach:

This temple is located 33 kilometers from Dantewada. It is located at Barsur, which is approx 100 km from Jagdalpur. You can take a cab to reach here.

By Air

Raipur and Vishakapattanam are the nearest major Airports, both these spots are equidistant to the district HQ Dantewada by road at around 400 KMs. Jagdalpur is the nearest mini airport which have flight connectivity with both Raipur and Vishakapattanam

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By Train

Vishakapattanam is well connected with train to Dantewada the district HQs. Two daily trains are available between Vishakapattanam and Dantewada

By Road

Regular bus services are available between Raipur and Dantewada on a very good conditioned road (400 Kms) Dantewada is also well connected with Hyderabad and Vishakapattanam through regular Bus services

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Where is the Battisa Temple situated in Chhattisgarh?

This temple is located 33 kilometers from Dantewada. It is located at Barsur, which is approx 100 km from Jagdalpur.

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