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DAUSA

BEAUTIFUL LIKE HEAVEN

Dausa is a small ancient town named after a Sanskrit word Dhau-sa meaning Beautiful like Heaven. Also referred as Deva Nagri, located around 55 km from Jaipur, on National Highway 11. The city was the first headquarter of the former Kachhawaha Dynasty and has much history and archaeological importance linked to it. Situated away from the bustling cities, the town of Dausa offers an authentic rural experience in Rajasthan.

 

 

Neelkanth and Panch Mahadev Temple

Dausa is also known as DEVNAGRI. In fact, Sahajnath, Somnath, Gupteshwar and Neelkanth, the five images of God Shive (Mahadev) are situated in the temples at Dausa. The temple of Neelkanth, situated on the plateau of the nearby hill, shows its ancient glory and spiritual presence.

 

 

CHAND BAORI(STEPWELL)

ABHANERI

Abhaneri 88 kms from Jaipur on the Jaipur-Agra road is another attraction of Dausa, it is believed to be established by Raja Chandra. Originally named as Abha Nagri which means the city of brightness due to mispronunciation it is now called as Abhaneri. The Department of Tourism hosts a wonderful two-day “Abhaneri Festival” promoting heritage tourism in the area. Cultural performances and village camel safari are the main attractions of the festival. One of the popular places to visit in Abhaneri is the Chand Baori (stepwell). Built back in the eighth century, it is one of the deepest and largest step wells in India. The phenomenal structure is 19.5 meters in depth and features 1000 narrow steps, spanning 13 storeys.

 

 

HARSHAT MATA TEMPLE

ABHANERI

Located 33 kms from Dausa adjacent to the Chand Baori is a temple dedicated to Harshat Mata – the goddess of joy and happiness. As per the legends, the goddess is always cheerful and showers the people with blessings of joy and happiness. Its magnificent architecture and sculptural styles are a delight for the eyes!

 

 

Getolav Bird Habitat

Getolav Bird Habitat is one of the newly developed place in Dausa. Located at 200 meter from Nation Highway 11A Dausa-Lalsot By Pass. and about 5 KM from the Bus Station or Railway Station. It has a famous Temple of Sant Dadudayal and Sant Sundar Das. After a great efforts by local MLA Mr.Shankar Sharma and District Administration. rain water has also stored here in a large scale. Under the MJSA Mukhymantri Jal Swvlaban Abhiyan and it has repaired by local public also. At now around 120 bird has founded here. And around 35 migrated birds like Isabellin Shrike, Great white pelicans & Dalmatian pelican, River Tern, Northern Shoveler N Black-tailed Godwit, Greylag Goose, Ruff, Little Cormorant, Purple Heron, Indian spotbilled Duck Grey Heron, Little Ringed Plover, Little Grebe, Northern Shoveler, Black headed Ibis, Eurasian Coot, Purple Swamphen, pied kingfisher and Sarus Crain. There is a plenty of variety in Kinghfisher and Heron also. At early in the morning we can have a beautiful sun rise and at the evening time we can have a wonderful sunset view also.

 

 

JHAJHIRAMPURA

Jhajhirampura is famous for its natural water tank as well as the temples of Rudra (Shiv), Balaji (Hanuman), and other gods and goddesses. It is situated around 45 km away from the district headquarters, towards Baswa (Bandikui). Surrounded by hills and water resources, this place has natural and spiritual glory.

 

 

BHANDAREJ

Bhandarej is located about 65 km from Jaipur, on the Jaipur-Agra highway, and about 10 km from Dausa. Bhandarej, during Mahabharata times, was known as Bhadrawati. The walls, sculptures, decorative lattice work jaalis, terracotta utensils, etc., found in excavations, speak volumes about the ancient splendor of this place. The Bhandarej Baori (step-well) and Bhadrawati Palace are popular places to visit,and are fine examples of the grand history of the region. Its history can be traced back to the 11 th century, when the Kachhawaha Chieftan Dulha Rai defeated the Bargujars and conquered Bhandarej. The region is also famous for carpet making.

 

 

Mehandipur Balaji

Mehandipur Balaji Mandir is a noted Hindu temple, mandir in Dausa district of Rajasthan, dedicated to the Hindu God Hanuman. The name Balaji is applied to Shri Hanuman in several parts of India because the childhood (Balain Hindi or Sanskrit) form of the Lord is especially celebrated there. The temple is dedicated to Balaji (another name for Shree Hanuman Ji). Unlike similar religious sites it is located in a town rather than the countryside. Its reputation for ritualistic healing and exorcism of evil spirits attracts many pilgrims from Rajasthan and elsewhere.

 

 

Bhangarh Fort

Bhangarh Fort ranks 1st in the list of haunted places in India and is one of the main tourists attractions for people visiting Rajasthan. As Bhangarh Fort is known for its rich history and paranormal incidents, it is one of the most common tourist destinations in India.

Due to a few tragic incidents and the widespread belief that the fort is haunted, it is illegal to enter the fort after sunset and before sunrise, by Government Order.

 

 

Narayani Mata

According to legend, Narayani Mata is the site of the first Sati (immolation by fire) in Northern India before rani sati. The legend states that When Narayani was going to her marital house for the first time,, a snake bit her husband in midway of the alter that resulted into the death of her husband.Narayani was so stricken with grief that she knelt in prayer beside her husband's unlit funeral pyre and seek the permission of Lord Shiva to put an end to her life and join with her husband in life after death. Such was her devotion to Lord Shiva and so fervent her wish to join her dead husband, that Shiva sent his holy fire to consume them both.

 
 
 
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