Situated in the old fort area in Raipur, on the banks of Kharoon River, Mahamaya Temple is another major attraction. The temple was built in dedication to Mahamaya which is a form of Durgathat possesses qualities of both Shiva and Vishnu, making her a powerful Goddess. Around Navratri, this temple is a spectacular sight to behold. Besides Navratri, Durga Pooja is celebrated with much pomp and grandeur. The whole temple is illuminated and beautifully decorated during this festival. Kho Kho Lake and also Budhapara Lake (Vivekananda Sarovar)are two other attractions close to the temple.