One largest cities in the recently separated state of Chattisgarh, Bhilai is a mainly an industrial town and home to one of the largest steel plants in the world. An obscure village before the opening of the Russia-associated steel plant, Bhilai has grown into a cosmopolitan city with people settling in from all parts of the country. A major landmark in Bhilai is the Maitribagh, a garden that commemorates the eternal friendship between Russia and India. The Zoo with white tigers and toy train is a huge crowd puller in Bhilai. The garden is also home to Asia’s largest musical fountain. For an industrially important town, Bhilai sees a large inflow of business travelers. To handle these there has been a sharp increase in the number of hotels in Bhilai too. There are a number of budget hotels and cheap hotels in Bhilai that cater to the needs of the budget conscious travelers. Conveniently located, these hotels in Bhilai give easy access to major areas in the city. Most Bhilai hotels offer decent dining options and offer good meals and snacks. Booking a hotel in Bhilai in advance is recommended to avoid last minute hassles. Attractions in Bhilai include the old Shiv Temple, at Deobalod and Pasharwanath Tirth at Nagpura. Bhilai Steel Plant however is something one should not miss;its furnaces,oil and structure mill, plate mill are worth watching.