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Chandrapur (Tadoba)
Chandrapur MapThe city of Chandrapur is situated on the banks of the Erai River in the east of state of Maharashtra, in central India. It is also often called the ‘City of Black Gold’ due to the sizable number of coal mines present around the city.
Chandrapur was the capital of the Gond dynasty from the 12th to the 18th century until the city was later conquered by the Maratha Bhosles from Nagpur. From 1854 the city formed part of the British Central Provinces until India gained independence in 1947. Places of interest in Chandrapur include a lot of temples as well as the tombs of the Gond Kings. The Jain temple of Bhadravati is popular with the local community and houses several stunning sculptures. Devotees visit a small Ganesh temple and Hannuman temple inside the Mahakali Mandir, thought about to be an icon of Chandrapur.

Tourist Attractions in Chandrapur

The Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) also called Tadoba National Park is a unique habitat for wildlife in Central India, Maharashtra. Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve comprises of Tadoba National Park and Andhari wildlife Sanctuary which is located about 45 km from the city of Chandrapur.
The major attraction in this place is the presence of tigers. The sizable herds of Chital and the stately Sambar are often seen in the forest. Other attractions include the elusive barking Deer, the fleet footed Chausinga, the majestic Gaur, the robust Nilgai, the shy Sloth Bear, the whistling wild canines, the omnipresent wild Boar and stealthy Leopard etc.
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