Chitrakoot is a small town nestled in the Vindyanchal Range in Madhya Pradesh. It is in this tiny town that Lord Rama along with wife Goddess Sita and brother Laxman spent 11 out of the 14 years of his exile. The town holds great historical and religious significance. Chitrakoot is a dainty town that seems to have come to life from a fairy tale. The rustic setting, serenity and lush greenery, and spiritual awakening are some things that attract tourists to this offbeat destination. There are numerous ancient temples around the town. Each has its unique story and has stood through tests of time. The town has upheld the historical legacy of India and it is a great place to delve deeper into Hindu mythology and history.
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Chitrakoot, a small town tugged in the Vindyachal mountain ranges of Madhya Pradesh, holds great religious and mythological significance for every Hindu. Religious, historical, archaeological and cultural, importance of this town has made it a famous destination amongst pilgrims, history buffs and heritage tourists. The place is full of temples and several religious sites and majorly everything here relates to Lord Rama. The amalgamation of culture and history here, attracts heritage tourist and students of cultural studies. Chitrakoot, indeed is a spiritual retreat for pilgrims & religious travelers, who outnumber general tourists by far, almost throughout the year.
It is believed that here in the deep forests of Chitrakoot, Lord Ram, Goddess Sita & Laxman had spent eleven years out of their fourteen years of exile.
A regular name in Indian folklore and mythological stories, Chitrakoot dates back to the mythological era and is believed to be the sacred place for meditation, where several legendary sages & hermits meditated for years to please their Gods. It is also believed that this place was frequently visited by Gods and Goddesses. ‘Hill of Many Wonders’, Chitrakoot has a unique sense of spiritual wonder that takes every tourist through a spiritually mesmerizing jaunt.
Almost all places of tourist interest here in Chitrakoot are connected to the stories revolving around Lord Ram. The sightseeing points include Kamtanath Mandir, Lakshaman Pahari, Hanuman Dhara, Sita Rasoi, Sfatik Shila, Janaki kund, Gupt Godavari caves, Ram Ghat, Sati Anusuiya Temple and more.
The predilection for the unknown and unexplored attracts tourists to Chitrakoot - a place that blend divinity, serenity and natural beauty. Chitrakoot holds the spiritual & mythological legacy like no other destination in India.
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