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Chitrakoot (IAST: Chitrakoot, Sanskrit: चित्रकूट) (also spelt Chitrakoot) is a town and a nagar panchayat in Satna district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is a town of religious, cultural, historical and archaeological importance, situated in the Bundelkhand region, bordering Chitrakoot district in Uttar Pradesh, India. Chitrakoot Dham (Karwi) is a nearby town. It is known for a number of temples and sites mentioned in Hindu scriptures.
Many people gather here on each Amavasya. Somwati Amavasyas, Deepawali, Sharad-Poornima, Makar Sankranti and Ramanavami are special occasions for such gatherings and celebrations. It attracts crowds throughout the year including above occasions and for Free Eye Hospital Camps. Noted 'Ayurvedic' and 'Yoga' centres like 'Arogyadham' are located in Chitrakoot
You may get in by bus from Lucknow, Allahabad, Kanpur, Jhansi, Jabalpur, Satna and Varanasi.
If you are in chitrakoot you must do parikrama of Kamdgiri Hill.
Annapurna Bhojnalaya is the main good quality hotel available in Chitrakoot.
In Chitrakoot there are so many Hotels & Dharmshala in town. UP Tourism & MP Tourism is also having it's guesthouses in town. Kamdgiri Bhawan is the cheap & best place to stay in Chitrakoot.