The Mahakaushal Art Gallery, also known as Mahakoshal Kala Vithika, is a popular tourist destination in Raipur.

It is in the heart of the city, near Ghadi Chowk, and can be easily reached on foot or by road.

There is ample parking available outside the gallery building for cars and bikes.

History of Mahakaushal Art Gallery 

The Mahakaushal Art Gallery is a historic octagonal-shaped building that was converted into an art gallery by the British government in 1875.

It was originally built by Mahant Ghasidas, the king of Rajnandgaon.

The building is visually stunning and showcases various artifacts made by local artists.

Visitors can enjoy viewing the numerous exhibits on display here and attending different exhibitions.

Mahakoshal Art Gallery Raipur Chhattisgarh 

A rare heritage property is the Mahakoshal Art Gallery.
This art gallery showcases all the artwork of the local people, the building also hosts a number of art exhibitions.

The limelight of the art gallery is that the gallery is an octagon shape and hence is a center of attraction for tourists visiting Raipur.

The visitors after exploring this white stone gallery can go down to nearby places like Shaheed Smarak complex, Bastar, Arang, Gandhi Udyan Park, and Bhilai.

The Mahakoshal Kala Vithika, also known as the Art Gallery, showcases a variety of art styles. It is located approximately one kilometer away from the Ghasidas Museum. The gallery is open every day of the week except on Sundays. Visitors come to the gallery to appreciate the diverse artworks on display.


This gallery stands tall in the heart of Raipur adjacent to Mahant Ghasidas Museum and is hardly a KM away from Jaistambh Chowk.

It is in Jaistambh Chowk.

Civil Lines, Raipur,

Chhattisgarh – 492001,India




Mahakoshal Art Gallery Raipur Entry Fee

Indian -30 rs

Foreign Nationals -50 rs

Still Camera – 50rs

Video Camera – 100 rs

Opening Hours to Visit

10. 00 am to 8.00 pm



Guides are available


Photography and Film Shooting is Available


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