Situated away from the bustling cities, the town of Dausa offers an authentic rural experience in Rajasthan.
Let’s explore the beautiful, heaven like town of Dausa and the sites that it has to offer.
Chand Baori, Abhaneri - Abhaneri 88 kms from Jaipur on the Jaipur-Agra road is another attraction of Dausa. The Department of Tourism hosts wonderful two-day “Abhaneri Festival” promoting heritage tourism in the area. One of the popular places to visit in Abhaneri is the Chand Baori (stepwell).
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. Its magnificent architecture and sculptural styles are a delight for the eyes!
Jhajhirampura - Jhajhirampura is famous for its natural water tank as well as the temples of Rudra (Shiv), Balaji (Hanuman), and other gods and goddesses. Situated around 45 km away from the district headquarters, the place is surrounded by hills and water resources and has natural and spiritual glory.
Bhandarej - Bhandarej is located about 10 km from Dausa, on the Jaipur-Agra highway. 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.
Lotwara - Located just 11 km from Abhaneri, the biggest attraction of this village is the Lotwara Garh(Fort), as well as the large population of peacocks in the village.
Bandikui - Bandikui is located about 35 km from Dausa. The Roman style Church for Protestant Christians is a popular attraction in Bandikui.
Other top sights in Dausa