(Last Updated on : 11/01/2013)
Tourism in Satna district
boasts up with some of the most famous temples, which attract a large number of tourists from different parts of Madhya Pradesh
, and various other parts from India. This district is proud to have two major religious tourist places of Chitrakoot
The district of Satna is also proud to have an ancient city of Buddhist culture named 'Bharhut Stupa
', whose archeological remains have been gifted to the major museums in the country and the world. The Tulsi Archeological Museum
at Ram Van possesses a number of unique artistic sculptures of ancient times found in this area. The Lord Shiva
Temple at Birsinghpur
is also a famous and old temple in this region.
is one of the foremost places of pilgrimage in the district of Satna. Chitrakoot
incorporates a number of places of religious and Puranic importance, visited by both devotees and sightseers. From the point of view of administration, some of these places are located in the state of Uttar Pradesh
and some others in the state of Madhya Pradesh. As all these places are popularly linked with religious feelings of the people and a large number of pilgrims visit these sites. It is suitably connected by train as well as by road. It is located at a distance of about sixty kilometers from the Satna district headquarters.
is another famous place of pilgrimage in the Satna district. It is famous for Ma Sharda or Goddess Sharada or Goddess Saraswati
. She is the Goddess of learning and she provides intelligence, wisdom and logic. The renowned Maa Sharda temple is located in the village Maiher of Satna district in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The place is well connected by road and rail route and the approximate distance from the Satna district headquarters is forty kilometres. This temple is situated on the Trikut Mountain at a height of six hundred feet from the ground level. There are one thousand and one stairs, which one needs to climb in order to reach the shrine.
Apart from these, the Lord Shiva temple at Birsinghpur also has a considerable importance as far as the religious places in the district are concerned. The Lord Shiva temple at Birsinghpur is one of the old temples in the region and in order to have a darshan of the Lord Shiva and to offer prayers in the famous temple of Birsinghpur, the devotees can reach by road from Satna.