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Turturiya is a forest village situated on the banks of Tuturiya Spring (also known as Sursuri Ganga). It is a place of great archaeological and anthropological interest. Turturiya comprises several Buddhist ruins believed to be from the 8th century AD which shows the influence and spread of Buddhism, as well as Brahmanical ruins of a later period. The Buddhist ruins includes exquisitely carved pillars, remains of fine brick stupas etc, traces of bathing ghats, lingams, figures of four armed Vishnu and Ganesha idols etc.

There is a Valmiki Ashram located in Turturiya and every year from Vaisakh Purnima to Amavasya a huge festival is organized here. Turturiya is 29 Km from Balodabazar and 24 Km from Sirpur. The Public Works Department (PWD) runs rest houses at Sirpur and Balodabazar. The distance from Turturiya to Raipur- via Balodabazar is 113kms and via Sirpur is 101 kms.  

  Nearby Attractions
›› Sirpur
›› Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary
›› Gandheswar Temple
›› Laxman Temple
›› Bastar
›› Arang
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