Located in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Satna is known for being one of the largest cement producing city in the world due to the plenty of limestone and dolomite deposits housed in the town. In addition to this, the city is also famous for housing various religious sites.
Chitrakoot Dham, Sharadha Devi Temple, Dhawari's Sai Baba Temple, Rawatpura Ashram, Venkatesh Temple, and more. Satna also offers few historical sites to explore such as the Madhavgarh Fort, Gidhakoot, and Jagatdev Talab. For those who want great deals on locally handcrafted goods, Pannilal Chowk in Satna is the place to be at if you are looking for some street shopping choices at a bargain.
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Satna is famous for its captivating religious tourism spots, Maihar and Chitrakoot being the most important ones. Another key place which shapes the district's culture is Bharhut – rich with several archaeological remains now displayed in museums all across India and all over the globe. Apart from its beautiful temples, Satna is also famous for its breathtaking natural beauty. Check that out for yourself at Madhavgarh Fort – an underrated and unpopular fort which offers spectacular views, named after king Madhav Singh.
You can also visit the Tulsi Museum to take a trip down the history lane, located about 16 km away from the city. The construction of some temples in Satna date back to centuries ago. Venkatesh Mandir, a temple near Mukhtyarganj was constructed in the late 1800s by the monarchs of Deorajnagar. Shri Bihari Mandir, located at Satna's core was built by the devotees themselves in the 1880s. The temple is known for hosting various events all year round, especially renowned is their production of the Ramleela. Another ancient place to worship is Dali Baba, constructed in the year 1857. The district also houses several Jain temples, one of which dates back to the 16th century.