Places To Visit In Amarkantak

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Here are the top 11 tourist attractions to see in Amarkantak:

1. Narmadakund

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1 km
from city center
1 out of 11
places to visit in Amarkantak

Narmadakund and its vicinity located in the heart of the city of Amarkantak are one of the most significant parts of Amarkantak. This is the place where it is believed that the river Narmada originated.

2. Kapil Dhara

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48 km
from city center
2 out of 11
places to visit in Amarkantak

Kapil Dhara is one of the non-religious attractions of the holy city of Amarkantak.

3. Trimukhi Temple

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2 km
from city center
3 out of 11
places to visit in Amarkantak

Trimukhi Temple is located atop a hill in Amarkantak and was constructed under the reign of the Kalchuris.

4. Sonakshi Shaktipeeth Temple

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5 km
from city center
4 out of 11
places to visit in Amarkantak

As the name suggests, this temple was constructed in honour of Goddess Sonakshi.

5. Shri Jwaleshwar Mahadev

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1 km
from city center
5 out of 11
places to visit in Amarkantak

Shri Jwaleshwar Mahadev is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the Gods of the Hindu triumvirate.

6. Mai ki Bagiya

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0 km
from city center
6 out of 11
places to visit in Amarkantak

Mai ki Bagiya translates to Mother's Garden in English, is situated around 5 km from Narmadakund and covers the surrounding forests.

7. Ancient Temples of Kalachuri Period

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1 km
from city center
7 out of 11
places to visit in Amarkantak

The Ancient Temples of Kalachuri Period were constructed under the supervision of Kalachuri Maharaja Karnadeva (1042 - 1072 AD). They reflect the sheer brilliance of the Kalachuri architecture that is also to be seen in temples like the Pataleshwar Mahadev Temple and the Machhendranath Temple.

8. Shri Sarvodaya Digambar Jain Temple

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1 km
from city center
8 out of 11
places to visit in Amarkantak

Shri Sarvodaya Digambar Jain Temple is not one of the ancient marvels of Amarkantak, but it is a new temple which is still under construction. It is also situated in Narmadakund, the inception point of Narmada river. It is understood that the world's biggest ashtadhatu Jain idol of one of the Jain Tirthankaras - Bhagawan Adinatha is going to be housed in this new temple.

9. Sonemuda

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3 km
from city center
9 out of 11
places to visit in Amarkantak

The point of inception of Son River is this place situated 1.5 km away from Narmadakund at the very edge of Maikal Mountain called Sonemuda.

10. Kabir Chabutra

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13 km
from city center
10 out of 11
places to visit in Amarkantak

Kabir Chabutra is located 5 km from Amarkantak on the way to Bilaspur. It is this place that people believe Saint Kabir achieved deliverance.

11. Shiv Chaturdashi

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1 km
from city center
11 out of 11
places to visit in Amarkantak

This festival is celebrated with a lot of exuberance as Amarkantak witnesses saints from all over the country during the month of February-March. It is a delight to come visit this place during that time.

FAQs on Amarkantak

Can you suggest an itinerary for Amarkantak?

Day 1: Start your day by visiting the famous Narmadakund at the heart of the city, which has around 16 temples in the surrounding area, including - Shiva temple, Guru Gorakhnat temple, Durga temple, and others. Following this, head to Shri Jwaleshwar Mahadev temple situated near the Juhila Riv river, and ancient temples of Kalachuri.

Day 2: Visit the famous Maa ki Bagiya, which is one the most beautiful locations of Amarkantak, in honour of the Narmada river. Spend a relaxed morning among the woodlands and discover a variety of flora and organic plantations of banana, mango and other fruits. Also find time to visit the Kapil Dhara waterfalls, and the holy site of Kabir Chaturba, which was the platform of introspection of the greatly revered saint Kabir. Maa ki Bagiya, Kabir Chabutra and Kapil Dhara.

How can I commute within Amarkantak?

Given the fact that Amarkantak is a very small town, most of the intra city travel is done by foot. Another alternative for this matter can be through auto rickshaws. They are the cheapest and most convenient form of transport here. The prices are negotiable as the autos do not ply by meters. Taxis are also available but they are not as frequently visible as the auto rickshaws.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Amarkantak?

The top sightseeing places in Amarkantak are Narmadakund, Kapil Dhara, Trimukhi Temple, Sonakshi Shaktipeeth Temple, Shri Jwaleshwar Mahadev, Mai ki Bagiya.
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