The name, ‘Chitrakoot’, the mere mention of which instigates the feelings of devotion and veneration in the hearts of devotees, stands for 'the hill of many wonders'. Located in the Banda district of Uttar Pradesh(U.P), on the banks of river Paisuni (Mandikini),in the peaceful and calm spurs of Vindhyas the town really lives up to its name. A perfect blend of mythical past and magnificent natural beauty, the town carries great historical and archaeological importance.
Chitrakoot basically comprises of few small villages, Kamadgiri being the main holy place of it. The sanskrit word 'Kamadgiri' means the mountain which fulfills all the desires. The place is believed to have been the abode of lord Rama, his wife Sita and brother Lakshman for eleven years of their fourte + more about Chitrakoot