Bilaspur is a district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. The age old city of Bilaspur is the district headquarters. The High Court of Chhattisgarh present in this district is the largest in the continent of Asia. The ancient village of Tala which dates back to 7th–8th century A.D. is a land of prized archaeological excavation. The beautifully crafted rock engravings and sculptures found at this site have amazed the archaeological experts.
The Luthra Sharif Dargah in Bilaspur is a famous shrine which is crowded by many devotees throughout the year. The ruins of an ancient fortress and ferry in the Kosala village near the city of Malhar hold significance from the archaeological perspective. The place was under the dominion of the rulers of the Satavahana Dynasty of the ancient India to the rule of the Marathas in the medieval era.
Mahamaya Temple is popular pilgrim site in Ratanpur, is known for being one of the 52 Shakthipeethas which are spread across India. The Kanan Pendari, the city zoo in the city of Bilaspur is a popular tourist attraction. Bilaspur is well connected by roads and railways with other neighbouring cities. The nearest airport is at Raipur, the state capital.