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I visited this place during my stay in Raipur. The lake is very large. The location is very much... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
sujoy c
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Big statue of Swami Vivekanand

The best time o visit this place is at night when the light reflection is on the river and the big... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
Durg, India
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Purani Basti, Raipur, India
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Reviewed 31 January 2013

Vivekananda Sarovar,popularly known as Budha Talab is one the of oldest water bodies and landmarks of the city of Raipur.It is located in the area named as 'Purani Basti' meaning 'Old Settlement' whihc is claimed to be the oldest part of the city. The presence...More

11  Thank 18anjans
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Reviewed 28 January 2015

its a good scenic veiw at night all the colorful lights and a big vivekanand statue looks great please dont go in the day time its amazing at night

4  Thank anurag70
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Vivekanand Sarovar also known as Budha Talab is an old lake in the city. It is said that Swami Vivekanand stayed near the lake and took bath in the pond when he was in Raipur and so the lake was named after him. The major...More

2  Thank abhiabhi07
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The Government of Chattisgarh renovated this sarovar few years back it. In fact this was a place of hanging out for citizens of raipur. i have observed deterioration in the over all condition of the site it again requires renovation. however, if you are in...More

1  Thank SantoshD356
Reviewed 26 February 2017

its really nicely renovated with the statue, which makes this place more beautiful during evening time, when it is loaded with lights

Thank AbhishekTiwariMum
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I visited this place during my stay in Raipur. The lake is very large. The location is very much maintained. The lighting is superb. Different types of street foods are available in the location. The wall painting is superb.

1  Thank sujoy c
Reviewed 12 January 2017

When it was renovated years back it was a point of hanging out for familys , group of friends.. now again the condition has deteriorated ( few parts) and needs to be re renovated Over all nothing exciting .. however one can go thr have...More

1  Thank MythJn
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The best time o visit this place is at night when the light reflection is on the river and the big statue of swami looks so shiny

1  Thank sush2017
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Vivekanand Sarovar is the place which i visited with my friends on the occassion of chat puja and we enjoyed alot.

Thank vickdxbin
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Initially it was attraction for locals but now the condition is not good. they are trying for renovation now may be after some day you may find this place for attraction.

Thank mukeshbu
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This place is best for clicking photos and for peace and comfort, this place feel you full of joy and happiness you cannot go home when you come there

Thank Harish V
Reviewed 15 October 2016

it is just a old city pond developed and beautify by government .nothing new in it,just u can see it on the way

Thank jeypeeBargarhOrissa
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