Baikunthpur, a district city of Chhattisgarh in Korea district, which is 529 meters high. This place is also famous by the name of Lord Vishnu, which is also called Lord Baikunth Nath (Lord of heaven). It is mainly famous for its excellent coal reserves. Other popular features of this place are Durga Puja and football tournament, which take place at the national level. Originally Korea was a princely state of India during British rule. This princely state was divided on 25 May 1988 from Sarguja district. Many rivers like Gobri, Gopad, Teej and Hasdeo flow through the entire area of the basin.
The dense forests of bamboo, khair, gumar, sheesham, sal, mahua, tendu and many other trees surround the basin. There are abundant reserves of coal, red oxide, limestone and fire clay in the area of this city. Some of the major tourist places in and around this city are Amrit Dhara Waterfall, Gawar Ghat Falls and Ramdhara Falls. This region organizes festivals like Nawakhai, Ganga Dussehra, Charta and Surhul in a grand manner.
The months of October and November are the best time to visit this place. This place is famous for its festivals like Nawakhai, Charta and Ganga Dussehra. Since Baikunthpur is a small town, the food available here includes the famous dishes of Chhattisgarh. Jalebio and Pethe should be tried. Jalebi is served as a dessert after almost every meal. And a sweet recipe called Bafori made with gram dal. It will be easily available at any restaurant or dessert shop.
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