Abhaneri is a village situated 95 kms from Jaipur. Abhaneri is popular for its marvelous step walls as well as for the Mata Harshat Temple. Harshat Mata is considered as the Goddess of pleasure and happiness. This temple is the major tourist attraction of Abhaneri. Abhaneri village was established by the king Raja Chand, who ruled the Gurjar. At the earlier time Abhaneri was known as Abha Nagri. The luster of the Abhaneri village is demolished, but it’s a still attraction of many tourists who come across from different parts from the world.
Abhaneri village area is 37 sq.km, The population is near 3, 66, 000, the languages spoken by the people is Hindi, English and Rajasthani. If you are going to plan your visit here then the most comfortable holiday period is between Octobers to March.
Abhaneri Art & Culture
Abhaneri Fairs and Festivals
Things to Do in Abhaneri
Tourist Attractions in Abhaneri
1Harshad Mata Temple
Harshad Mata Temple is one of the admired places of Abhaneri. This temple is the best example of early medieval architecture of Rajasthan. Daily worship is offered to the deity in the temple. This place is almost in razed but still tourists wants to come here and spend thier holidays.
Chand Baori is near the Harshat Mata temple. The monument is of 10th century and it is actually a huge step well placed in the front of the temple. It is the finest example of architectural eminence of the past. It is one of the deepest step well in India with 3500 steps and 100 feet deep.
Excursions from Abhaneri
Dausa is situated in the eastern part of Rajasthan. Dausa was one of the former kingdoms of Kacchawaha rulers of Dhurander. Many of the forts and havelis are located around Dausa. Dausa is very traditional place and important by the archeological also. While during your Dausa tour, you can visit to the temples, forts, havelis and the Dargah of Hazrat Khwaja.
Bairath is located between the Jaipur and Alwar. It is 86 km from the Jaipur and Bairath is a place of historical key and it was presented during the period of Mahabharata. It has a vestige of Mughal, Maury and Rajputs composition designs. The land of Bairath is occupied by the beautiful Mughal garden also. Bairath was known as Virata Nagar.
Karauli is a small village, situated 182 km from the Jaipur. Karauli is popularly known as Madan Mohanji Temple, which is dedicated to the lord Krishna. Karauli also hold the 600 years old fort. At the previous time, this fort was the home of royal family.Karauli is also famous for the Kaila Devi temple.
Ramgarh is 25 km from the city Jaipur. Ramgarh have a huge artificial lake created by raising a high bund amidst tree covered hills.