Places To Visit In Chitrakoot

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Here are the top 13 tourist attractions to see in Chitrakoot:

1. Kamadgiri

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 13
places to visit in Chitrakoot

Kamadgiri is a forested hill with the base surrounded by multiple Hindu temples on all sides and is considered to be the heart of Chitrakoot. The name is derived from Kamadnathji, another name of Lord Rama and it meant fulfiller of all wishes.

2. Gupt Godavari

Must visit 3.4 /5

13 km
from city center
2 out of 13
places to visit in Chitrakoot

Gupt Godavari has a pair of caves, one of them with a very tiny entrance through which one can barely pass and the other with stream of water flowing inside.

3. Ramghat

3.4 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 13
places to visit in Chitrakoot

Ramghat is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Chitrakoot. The serene ghat lining the Mandakini River is where Lord Ram, Sita and Lakshman appeared in front of the famous poet Tulsidas and he used to sit on the riverside and write Ram Charitra Manas.

4. Hanuman Dhara

3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 13
places to visit in Chitrakoot

There is a stream of water falling upon the deity of lord Hanuman releasing in a kund and there are langoors in this area which are well associated with Hanuman, the monkey God.

5. Sati Anusuya temple

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0 km
from city center
5 out of 13
places to visit in Chitrakoot

The story of Anusuya says that she sprinkled some special water over the holy trinity Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwar and this led to their incarnations.

6. Sphatik Shila

3.1 /5

4 km
from city center
6 out of 13
places to visit in Chitrakoot

Sphatik Shila is a place with two massive rocks which are believed to have the footprints of Lord Rama and Goddess Sita. Sphatik Shila literally means crystal rock and is located amidst dense forests, close to Janki Kund on the banks of river Mandakini.

7. Bharat Milap Mandir

3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
7 out of 13
places to visit in Chitrakoot

Believed to the place of the meeting of four brothers during the period of exile of Lord Rama, Bharat Milaap Temple is a very important temple of Chitrakoot.

8. Janki kund

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
8 out of 13
places to visit in Chitrakoot

Janaki kund is situated along the banks of Mandakini river and it is believed that this is where goddess Sita used to bathe during the period of exile.

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9. Rajapur

4.1 /5

37 km
from city center
9 out of 13
places to visit in Chitrakoot

Rajapur is a small town located in the Chitrakoot district of Uttar Pradesh. What makes this quaint settlement famous is the fact that it is the birthplace of Goswami Tulsidas, the prolific writer of Sri Ram Charit Manas and the Hanuman Chalisa. A small temple dedicated to Tulsidas is present here and is the main attraction of this place.

10. Marpha

3.1 /5

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

Marpha is located just 4 km from Gupt Godavari and is famous for its natural beauty, temples and ruins of a Chandel Fort.

11. Ganesh Bagh

3.1 /5

5 km
from city center
11 out of 13
places to visit in Chitrakoot

Located just 11 km on the Karvi-Devangana road, Ganeshbagh is a place with a architecturally beautiful temple, baoli with seven storeys and ruins of a palace exist.

12. Kalinjar Fort

3.1 /5

43 km
from city center
12 out of 13
places to visit in Chitrakoot

Located around 88 km from Chitrakoot, Kalinjar is a fort which was once an important symbol of power and hence desired by various kings. There are multiple temples within the fort area as well and hence an important place for Hindus.

13. Bharat Kup

3.1 /5

15 km
from city center
13 out of 13
places to visit in Chitrakoot

A small temple along with a well, Bharat Koop is located few kilometers away from the town. It is believed that it was this place where Bharat stored water from all pilgrimage places in India.

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How can I commute within Chitrakoot?

Roads here are well connected as the tourism is a major source of income for people here. You can easily get buses, taxis or rickshaws in the locality.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Chitrakoot?

The top sightseeing places in Chitrakoot are Kamadgiri, Gupt Godavari, Ramghat, Hanuman Dhara, Sati Anusuya temple, Sphatik Shila.
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