Bharat Koop is around 18 km from Chitrakut
. It contains the holy water brought by Bharat
, the half-brother of Lord Ram
, for the coronation of Ram.
It is believed that, Bharat collected the waters of all the sacred rivers for the coronation of Lord Ram as the king of Ayodhya
. After the coronation, on the advice of Sage Atri
, the waters were poured into a deep well popularly known as Bharat Koop.
A temple dedicated to Lord Ram is also situated here.