Swami Vivekanand Sarovar has also known as burial the lab and it means old lake. For the musical fountain, the lake is also known. It is a tranquil place to visit fenced by a number of trees, especially palm trees. The lake is a jogger’s paradise and a popular picnic spot apart from that. Visiting the lake in the evening just before sunset is more pleasant. The statue of Swami Vivekananda has been added to the limca book of records as the largest statue of Vivekanand, with a height of 37 feet. Bronze is the only material used to make the statue. The reflection of this huge statue falls on the lake after sunset which is an absolutely gorgeous view. The colorful light illuminates the place and the fountain is brightly lit, in the evenings. One can also enjoy boating in the lake with a minimal charge.
Timings – 6:00 am to 9:00 am & 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Required time: 1-2 hours
History of Swami Vivekanand and Sarovar:
Swami Vivekanand was believed to have visited the lake for a bath every morning during his 2- year stay in Raipur according to popular belief from what the legends have stated. It is believed that he has rested beside the pool. The lake has been named after the great people, hence. The lake is getting polluted day by day, in recent times. The government is taking measures to restore its purity.
Faq for the travelers of swami Vivekanand Sarovar
Is there any entry fee to enter Swami Vivekanand and Sarovar?
Ans: There are no entry fees to enter the Sarovar.
Is there photography allowed Swami Vivekanand and Sarovar?
Ans: yes, there is photography allow.
what is the perfect time to get a scenic view of the lake?
Ans: In the evening, just before sunset.
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How to Reach:
By Road: From the center of the city Raipur, swami Vivekanand Sarovar is located at a distance of 3.3 kilometers. To connect to the lake, local buses, autos, and taxis are available.
By Railway: The nearest railway station is at a distance of 3.5 kilometers in Raipur, the closest airport is at a distance of 16 kilometers.