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Tourist Attractions in Chitrakoot

Chitrakoot which has earned for itself the prestigious title of Hill of Many Wonders is referred to in many legends and mythological stories. There are several Tourist Attractions in Chitrakoot which are all well worth a visit. Chitrakoot is the ideal destination for those who are in search of solitudal bliss.

The deep forests of Chitrakoot once gave shelter to Rama and Sita when they were passing their days in exile and was also the meditating grounds of Atri and Anusuya.

If you are tired of the hustle and bustle of city life then this town nestled by the northern spurs of the Vindhyas is surely going to impress you with its calm and serene atmosphere. Nature has indeed bestowed Chitrakoot with plenty. The scenic beauty is enhanced by the streams and rivers. The tranquility of the surroundings will cast a spell over you.

Some of the Tourist attractions in Chitrakoot are as follows

Ramghat: This is the most important pilgrimage centre in Chitrakoot.

Kamadgiri: This is a hill with several temples at the base. The most notable of them is the Bharat Milap Temple.

Sati Anusuya: This is a temple set up in honor of Sati Anusuya who was a very devoted wife. Several gods of the Hindu Pantheon were attracted by her beauty and this enraged her to such an extent that she converted all of them to infants.

Sphatik Shila: A boulder with Ram's footprints, few temples and clear water of the Mandakini River marks this spot.

Janaki Kund: A stretch of the river which was supposedly Sita's favorite bathing spot.

Hanuman Dhara: A spring created by Lord Rama. There are several temples that are located here.