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Blessed with verdant hills, pristine lakes and ancient temples, Ramtek is a tourist's delight. The most popular attraction here is the 600 year old Rama Temple. According to legend the ashram of the Hindu sage Agastya was situated close to Ramtek. It is believed that Ramtek was the place where Rama, rested while he was in exile. While the sages performed religious rites, the demons used to disrupt their activities. Rama was distressed to hear about this, and took a vow to relieve the world from the demons. Hence the place came to be known as Ramgiri or Ramtek. This place is also related to the Sanskrit poet Kalidasa. It is believed that Kalidasa wrote Meghaduta in the hills of Ramtek. Ramtek is also known for ancient Jain temple with various ancient statues of Jain Tirthankara. Historical evidences from the 4th century CE are found at Ramtek and the surrounding regions. The natural lake of Khindsi, its charming surroundings and flora and fauna enhance the beauty of Ramtek.
Tourist Attractions
Ramtek Fort and Ram Mandir, Khindsi Lake, Boating, Kalidasa's Memorial and Kavikulaguru Kalidasa Sanskrit University, Jain temple
Getting There
Nearest Railway Station : Ramtek            Nearest Airport : Nagpur 48 km
Nearby Tourist Places
Mansar 10 km, Nagpur 48 km, Pench 35 km, Deolapar - Cow Research Institute 50 km, Nagzira 108 km

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