Bhilai is a city that is situated in the Durg district of the state of Chattisgarh. Many festivals are celebrated in the city and one can witness many of these throughout the year. Some of the festivals that are celebrated here are Durga Puja, Ganesh Chathurthi, Rath Yatra and the Tamil festival of Pongal. Satsang is a place where many Sikhs get together to pray. This is a good place to visit for those who follow the Sikh religion. The hallmark of the town is the religious unity and people of different religions can be seen here. The town has a zoo called the Maitri Bagh and this is one of the most important tourist places here. There are two manmade lakes that are present near the zoo as well. An old Shiv Mandir is located near the town and this is known as the Deobaloda temple. Tandula is an interesting picnic spot and many families from Bhilai can be seen here. An old palace is located at a place called Dhamdha. Some of the other places of interest are the Khakara and Hajra Falls. There are a few Jain temples that are located at a place called Nagpura that is situated 10 kilometers from Bhilai.