District - North Baster , Kanker            State- Chhattisgarh

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The Gadiya Mountain

The Gadiya Mountain came into light at the time of Kandra dynasty. When the Kandra king Dharma Dev won the Kanker.

      He declared his capital on Gadhiya Mountain, which is a natural form of a fort. On the mountain there is a tank which never dries and fulfill by water throughout the year. One part of this tank is called as Sonai and the other part of this tank is called as Rupai. Actually Sonai and Rupai were the two daughters of Kandra king Dharma Dev. On the southern part of this tank there is a cave named Churi pagar. The entry of this cave is very much narrow. On any outer attack the King and his family lived safe in this cave. The space of the cave is able to sit 500 peoples inside. The exit door of this cave is towards west direction. In the south east part of  Gadhiya mountain there is an other cave called Jogi cave. The length of this cave is 50 meters. In ancient time  a lot of monks lives here alone time to time for there meditation. there is a small pond this cave. the water of this cave flows on the rock like a water fall. On the bottom of Gadhiya mountain the Doodh river flows. On Maha Shivratri there is a small festival celebrated on this mountain. On that day thousand of people climb on the mountain. Now there is a concrete leader available for climbing on the mountain.

Malanjhkudum Water fall

     Towards South direction and 15 kilometers away form Kanker, there is a small mountain. On this mountain there is a spot named Neele Gondi from where the doodh river takes its shape. After crossing the 10 kilometers length of mountaineer path there is a place named as Malanjhkudum from where the river produces three water falls, the heights of these water falls are 10 meters. 15 meters and 9 meters respectively. The slope of this water fall is like a leader. The waves of this water fall is very attractive and challenging. This spot is very good for traveling. This water fall is very popular in students, teachers, leaders and artists and officers. this is a ideal place for picnic. The road is available to reach this spot.

Charre-Marre Water fall

     This is an other beautiful water fall situated in Kanker district. This water fall is situated 17 kilometers away from Antagarh a block of kanker district. There is a place named Charre-Marre on the way from Antagarh to Aamabera. The water fall produces by the river named Jogidahara which flows in Matla valley. The height of this water fall is 16 meters. The slop of this water fall is jig jag. Without viewing this water fall the traveling of any tourist can not be considered full. for entertainment and picnic this place is so ideal. There is no problem in reaching on this spot.

Shivani Temple

     This temple is situated in Kanker city. This temple is called Shivani Maa temple. The statue of goddess is excellent. According to a myth this Goddess is a combination of two Goddess name Kali Maa and Durga Maa. The vertically  half part of goddess Kali and the remaining half part is of goddess Durga. This type of statue is only two in numbers in whole world. One is in Kolkata and the another is in Kanker. In this temple the Navratri  festival celebrated warmly. the people of all religions have faith in this temple.