Lying on the left bank of Payaswani about 8 km. From Karvi,
it is intimately connected with the sacred hills of Kamtanath,
which is 2 km to its south west. Pilgrims first bathe in
payaswani at Sitapur and then move on to do the Parikrama of Kamtanath
hill. Originally known as Jaisinghpur, it was given to Mahant
Charandas by Aman Singh Raja of Panna, who gave it the new name
Sitapur in honour of maa Sita. There are twenty four Ghats and
several temples along the river, which add to the glory of the
: 11km. On the Karvi-Devangana road near Bankey Siddhapur
village, is located Ganeshbagh, where a richly carved temple,
a seven storeyed baoli and ruins of a residential palace still
exist. The complex was built by Peshwa Vinayak Rao as a summer
retreat and is often referred to as a mini-Khajuraho.
: 4 km from Gupt Godavari is Marpha, famous for its natural
beauty alongwith waterfalls, Jal Mochan Sarovar, Shri Balaji mandir,
5 faced statue of Lord Shankar and ruins of a fort, believed to
be built by Chandel Rajas.
: Rajapur is situated 42 km from Chitrakoot, this place is
believed to be the birth place of Goswami Tulsidas. A Tulsi Mandir
is situated here.
: 88 km. From Chitrakoot lies the invincible Fort of Kalinjar.
Once desired by kings & dynasties, it houses within itself
the Nilkanth temple, Swarga Rohan Kund, Vakhandeshwar Mahadev
Temple, Shivasari Ganga & Koti Tirth. Other interesting spots
within the fort area are Sita Sej, Patal Ganga, Pandu Kund, Budhi-Tall,
Bhairon Ki Jharia and Mrigdhara.