Amarkantak, also known as "Teerthraj" (the king of pilgrimages) is located amidst the exemplary Vindhya and Satpura mountain ranges in Madhya Pradesh. Amarkantak is situated at an altitude of 1065 meters making it a hill station with some of the most exquisite temples that one will ever see. One of the holy rivers of India, River Narmada, originates from Amarkantak rendering this place special.
Amarkantak is known for its rich cultural heritage. It is the place where the three mighty rivers- Narmada, Sone and Johila- converge. The dense forests of Amarkantak have plants rich in medicinal properties, making it significant from the ecological point of view. It is believed that the mystic poet, Sant Kabir, meditated here on Kabir Chabutra, which is a platform of Kabir located in this town.
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Rich in natural heritage. An important pilgrimage centre of Hindus
Extremely crowded during the festive season.
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