Dalpat Sagar Lake


Dalpat Sagar Lake located in Jagdalpur in Baster District Chhattisgarh

Dalpat Sagar Lake is situated at 4 kms from Jagdalpur in Bastar district in Chhattisgarh. The coordinates are 19°5’41″N 82°0’43″E. It is the biggest artificial lake in the state. An island is also there where one can enjoy the sunset and musical fountains.

A large region of Bastar is shrouded by forests full of trees such as Sal, Bamboo, Seesam and Teak. The mountains, caves, hills, parks and waterfalls are the attractions of the Bastar. The Lakes and Waterfalls in Bastar draws a lot of tourists. Dalpat Sagar Lake of Bastar is worth a visit. It was constructed by Raja Dalpat Deo Kakatiya over 400 years ago with an objective of harvesting rain water. Dalpat Sagar Lake is the biggest artificial lake in Chhattisgarh. Dalpat Sagar Lake is constructed on Indravati River which passes through Jagdalpur. It covers over 350 hectares. This lake was primarily built with the purpose of rain harvesting. It is a major source of fishes. The people visiting the lake can join the ritual worship of the deity at the place. The best enjoyment part of the place is fishing. The tourists can enjoy boating also. One cannot the miss the opportunity to enjoy the mesmerizing scenario of this lake especially at sunset.

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