CHITRAKOOT Tourist Attractions, CHITRAKOOT Places to Visit

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Ramghat - Chitrakoot

Ramghat is the most beautiful bathing ghat in Chitrakoot, located at the center of town. It is believed that Lord Ram had taken a dip at Ramghat with Lakshman & Sita on their arrival at Chitrakoot. 


Raghav-Prayag Ghat - Chitrakoot

Raghav Prayag ghat is to the south of the Ramghat on the Payaswini river and is considered by tourists, as the ‘Sangam’ point of the three rivers—the Payaswini, the Mandakini and the Gayatri (or the Savitri, a river not visible).


Kamadgiri - Chitrakoot

Kamadgiri which means 'the mountain which fulfills all the desires' is a holy place in Chitrakoot. Kamadgiri is believed to have been the abode of Lord Ram, Sita and Laxman during their exile.


Bharat Milap Temple - Chitrakoot

Bharat Milap, about half way on the Parikrama Path in Chitrakoot, is located on the back side of the hill. Bharat Milap is the spot where Bharat is said to have met Rama during his exile period, to convince him to return to the throne of Ayodhya to be the king.

Sati Anusuya Ashram - Chitrakoot

Sati Anusuya Ashram, dedicated to Maharshi Atri and his wife Sati Anusuya, is located about 16 km from the center of the Chitrakoot town in a dense forest area. Sati Anusuya is upstream from Janaki Kund.


Janaki Kund - Chitrakoot

Janaki Kund is a peaceful place, located 2km upstream from Ramghat on the bank of the Mandakini River in Chitrakoot. It is believed that Sita, also known as Janaki, is used to bath here during the period of her exile.


Sphatik Shila - Chitrakoot

Sphatik Shila is a few km upstream from Janaki Kund in a densely forested area near Chitrakoot. Tourists will find Sphatik Shila to be a huge rock resembling a reddish-white crystal (sphatik), on the bank of the Mandakini River.


Gupta Godavari - Chitrakoot

Gupta Godavari is situated at a foot hill about 18km from Chitrakoot town, with a gurgling stream flowing between two rocks.


Hanuman Dhara - Chitrakoot

Hanuman Dhara is about 4 Km to the east of Ramghat in Chitrakoot, with a stream of cool water originating inside the mountain and falling on the idol of Lord Hanuman.


Ram Shaiya - Chitrakoot

Ram Shaiya is a place near the Bihara village, where Sri Ram with his consort Sita Ji used to sleep on a huge rock during their exile period.


Lakshman Chowki - Chitrakoot

About half-way in the Parikrama near the Ram-Shaiyya rock, a small hillock is known as Lakshman-Chowki. It is believed that Lakshman used to be on guard here to protect Sri Ram and Sita Ji, when they were asleep.  


Bharat Koop - Chitrakoot

Bharatkoop is a huge well situated near Bharatpur village (20 Km to the west of Chitrakoot). It is believed that Bharat stored holy water collected from all the places of pilgrimage to annoint Ram as the King during his exile.


Mayuradhwaj Ashram - Chitrakoot

About 10 Km to the south west of Chitrakoot near the village Pathra Pal Deo, Mayurdhwaj Ashram is situated amidst the hills. It is a beautiful place with waterfalls and greenery making it worth a visit for tourists. 

Valmiki Ashram - Chitrakoot

Valmiki Ashram, situated on a lofty hill on the bank of the Valmiki River, is believed to be the birth place of Luv and Kush, two sons of Lord Ram and Sita. 


Sarbhang Ashram - Chitrakoot

Sarbhang Ashram, about 20 Km to the south east of Sati Anasuya Ashram in Chitrakoot, has 108 Yagya Vedikas at the foot of the hill.


Sutikshna Ashram - Chitrakoot

Sutikshna ashram is situated about 4 Km to the north of Sarbhang Ashram near Chitrakoot. The Ashram is a very beautiful, charming and peaceful site.


Pramod Van - Chitrakoot

About 2 Km to the south of Ramghat (Chitrakoot) on Satna road, there is a beautiful grovery known as Pramod Van on the bank of River Payaswini. It was built by Maharaj Vishwanath Pratap Singh Judeo, the King of Reewa.


Saryu Dhara - Chitrakoot

Saryu Dhara is a small streamlet above the fourth Mukharvind of Kamtanath Ji in Chitrakoot.


Shabari Fall - Chitrakoot

Shabari fall is a beautiful unique fall, located at the origin of River Payaswini near Jamunihai village, about 8 Km to the south of Markundi. Travellers will find a huge water reservoir here known as the Mandakini Kund.


Viradh Kund - Chitrakoot

About 6 Km to the east of the Shabari Fall near Chitrakoot, there is a vast reservoir of water known as Viradh Kund.


Kali Barah Fall - Chitrakoot

Kali Barah fall is a beautiful sight. It is a unique pleasure to walk along the flowing stream on the rocks and to bath in it.


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