The location is 20°15’29″N 81°29’42″E. Gadiya Mountains are the highest mountains of Kanker. It is a natural fort. At the time of Kandra dynasty, it came into light. When the Kandra king Dharma Dev won the Kanker. He declared his capital which was situated on Gadhiya Mountain, which is a natural form of a fort. There is a tank on the mountain which never dries and fulfill by water throughout the year. One of the part of the tank is Sonai and while the other is called as Rupai. Actually these parts of the tank are named after the two daughters of Kandra king Dharma Dev. There is a cave named Churi pagar on the southern part of the tank. The entry of this cave is very much narrow. In the times of attack, the King and his family lived safe in this cave. The 500 peoples can easily accommodate in it. The exit door is towards west direction. In the south east part there is another cave called Jogi cave. Its length is 50 meters. In ancient time a lot of monks used it a good place for meditation. There is a small pond on this cave. The water of this cave flows on the rock like a water fall. The Doodh river flows on the bottom of Gadhiya mountain. On the day of Maha Shivratri, there is a small festival celebrated on this mountain. Thousands of people climb on the mountain to take part in the celebration.