Owing to its mythological significance, Chitrakoot boasts a spiritual legacy and is rightly called the ‘place of many wonders.’ Being a religious destination in Uttar Pradesh, the place is dotted with magnificent Hindu temples and several other religious sites ideal for a pilgrimage tour. Chitrakoot is also known for its natural beauty making the tourists experience the perfect blend of divinity and serenity in one place.
Reckoned to be one of the most revered pilgrimage destinations in Uttar Pradesh and an ideal destination for the travellers seeking solitudinal bliss, Chitrakoot has earned the title ‘Hill of Wonders’. Visiting the place, travellers will come across a number of things to do and places to visit that lets one get a unique experience. Further, the place offers an opportunity to take walk in the deep forests of Chitrakoot which was once a shelter to Lord Rama and Sita and the meditation grounds of Atri and Anasuya. Coming to the popular tourist attractions in Chitrakoot, travellers can make a visit to the Gupt Godavari, where the Godavari River can be seen flowing over rocks.
A visit to Ramghat will takes one to an atmosphere filled which holiness. It is the fragrance of the incense sticks and the hymn by the saints that makes the mind and soul feel relaxed. Other than this, one can even enjoy boating in the river or simply sit and embrace the beauty of the place. Located at a distance of approx 4 km from the Gupt Godavari, a visit to Marpha gives an opportunity to get an eye on the natural beauty, temples, and ruins of a Chandel Fort. Other places worth a visit in Chitrakoot include Hanuman Dhara where the stream of water falls upon the deity of Lord Hanuman. The view is mesmerising and is no less than a treat to the eyes. Tourists can even head to the Kamadgiri Temple and Bharat Milap Temple and Sphatik Shila which is believed to contain the imprints of the Lord Rama's feet.
Chitrakoot offers number of things to do and places to see to the tourists that comprises natural beauty and religious sites. When in Chitrakoot, one shouldn't leave the place without visiting Shabri Falls, Ramghat, Janki Kund, Hanuman Dhara, Sphatik Shila, Gupt Godavari, and Kamtanath Mandir.