In addition to devotees, the 900-year-old Mahamaya Temple also attracts historians and archaeologists due to its rich history and architecture. With home to several gods and goddesses including Mahakali, Bhadrakali, Lord Shiva, Lord Hanuman, Lord Bhairav, and more, this holy sight is undoubtedly one of the most celebrated in the state of Chattisgarh. 18 inch thick walls surround the temple, and 16 thick stone columns support the temple's structure. It indeed showcases mastery in architecture. According to historians, the temple was built by King Ratnadev in the 11th century.