The birth place of Tulsidas
, Rajapur is located in Chitrakut District
of Uttar Pradesh
. It is 100 km from Banda
and 38 km from Chitrakut
The prime attraction is a Shivling, which is believed to have been installed by Shatrughna, the younger brother of Lord Ram. It is also believed that during her stay at Ashok Vatika, Sita worshipped this Shivling.
Other interests include a beautiful memorial named Tulsi Smarak Samiti built on behalf of Tulsidas.