Jagdalpur is located in Bastar district in the state of Chhattisgarh. A destination of choice- Jagdalpur attracts thousands of visitors every year, thanks to the many historic monuments, ideal vacation spots and picturesque natural beauty. The history of Jagdalpur traces back to the times of Ramayana, and it is said that sage Valmiki's ashram was located here. This place has been ruled by the Nals, Kakatiyas and Chalukyas among other kingdoms. These kingdoms have left behind a rich legacy that is reflected in the monuments, palaces and temples. A majority of the population of the city comprises the Gonds, who are considered to be the largest tribal group in India.
Chitrakoot, 'the hill of many wonders', nestles peacefully in the northern spurs of the Vindhyas, a place of tranquil forest glades and quiet rivers, and streams where calm and repose are all pervading. This loveliest of Nature's gifts is also hallowed ground, blessed by the gods and sanctified by the faith of pilgrims. For Chitrakoot's spiritual legacy stretches back to legendary ages: it was in these deep forests that Rama and Sita spent eleven of their fourteen years of exile; here that the great sage Atri and Sati Anusuya meditated; and here where the principal trinity of the Hindu pantheon, Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh, took their incarnations.
Nature is said be where God resides. Well, tourist destinations bearing religious links as well as huge bounties of nature are numerous in the religiously variant and united country of India. Every corner of the nation, including the Southern coastal India, the northern plains and mountains, the eastern boundaries and the western edges provide plenteous options for any traveler to satisfy his/her thirst for natural beauties. Once you are in the state of Chhattisgarh, you will be rapt by the Danteshwari Temple, Dantewada, one of the most important Holy Places in Dantewada.
The city of Kondagaon is located in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It is a part of the Bastar district of the state. This is a tribal district. Thus the culture and the customs are different here from the other parts of the state. The city of Kondagaon is an important center for promoting tribal art and architecture. This city is famous for local handicrafts. The terracotta elephants that are sold everywhere in the Kondagaon city is the most famous among the craft items of this place. The craftsmen of this region are also famous for their bell metal work and stone carving. Items made of bamboo and iron of Kondagaon is also very popular among the visitors.