Chitrakoot Dham which is about 70 kms from Satna is popular for its scores of temples, holy places and rich scenic locale. People from many parts of India visit this place to attain spiritual enlightenment.
The hamlet of Maihar which is about 50 kms from Satna proudly houses the Sharda Devi temple which is located on the Trikut hillock, which is about 600 feet from the ground level. There are 1001 steps that lead to the temple. For the convenience of the visitors a road has been constructed to the temple for the movement of vehicles.