Assumed to be the birthplace of Lord Rama, Ayodahya has been surrounded by controversy since about a decade now but yet, has so much colour and spirituality to see for its tourists taking form of various attractions here including Ram janmabhoomi and various other temples. Located on the banks of river Sarayu, Ayodhya is a city in Uttar Pradesh with rich history and numerous legends.
Chitrakoot is a holy township, located in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh. It is located in north-east region of Madhya Pradesh state which shares its boundary with Uttar Pradesh state. It is sacred place for Hindu region followers as during exile, Lord Rama, along with wife Sita and brother Laxman, spend considerable in Chitrakoot forest area due to which this place became a sacred place for Hindus and devotees visit this place, throughout the year. During that time, Chitrakoot forest is known for presence of many great Hindu saints like Rishi Atri, Sati Ansuya, Maharishi Markandeya, Dattatreya etc. It is spread over the hill so of Vindhya ranges. Historical Mandakini river flows through Chitrakoot whose reference comes in Hindu epic "Ramayana". Throughout the year, we can find even number of devotees, visiting this holy place. During Diwali festival i.e October - November month, here huge crowd of devotees gathers and celebrate the festival. It is the peak season of Chitrakoot.