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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.
- Have a guide with you or make a well researched plan for yourself and only then embark on to your trip.- If you are coming here during the Shiv Chaturdarshi festival with your kids, make sure you don't leave them alone. It gets very crowded during that season.
Rich in natural heritage. An important pilgrimage centre of Hindus
Extremely crowded during the festive season.
Amarkantak is a religiously important place. Lakhs of pilgrim come every year to visit this site of pilgrimage.
Amarkantak is a tiny town and does not have a railway station or an airport of it own. The closest train station is Jabalpur, and the nearest airport is Jabalpur Airport situated at a distance of a... (Read More)