Located towards the Jaipur-Agra highway, Abhaneri is a small village in the Dausa district in northern Rajasthan. The current name of the village 'Abhaneri' is believed to be a mispronunciation of 'Abha Nagri' or 'the city of brightness'. This ancient village is in Rajasthan and is known for its 'post-Gupta or early medieval monuments' like, Harshat Mata temple and Chand Baori. The village is in ruins now, but still it attracts a huge of tourists (both domestic and international) for its exotic monuments. Abhaneri is also popular for local dance forms namely 'Ghoomar', 'Kalbelia' and 'Bhawai'. If you want to visit this place, then explore the Abhaneri holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in and get the best offer for Abhaneri tour.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -200 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Chand Baori (Step Well)
Exclusively built on a square plan, Chand Baori (or "Chand Baoli") a 100 feet deep step well that has 3500 narrow steps in 13 storeys. Known to be built in 9th the reign of King Raja Chand (a Nikhumba Rajput who ruled the area) it is unarguably among the most beautiful step wells in India.
Harshat Mata Temple
Located right opposite to the Chand Baori, Harshat Mata Temple was constructed during the 8th or 9th century AD. This temple is devoted to Goddess Harshat Mata, who is worshipped as 'the Goddess of Happiness and Joy'. There is an annual three day fair is conducted at the temple in honour of Harshat Mata.
Other Attractions (in and around)
Sariska National Park and Dausa are the two most popular nearby attractions to Abhaneri.