Dantewada"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Goddess Danteshwari Temple - Goddess Danteshwari Temple, an ancient temple, was constructed in the 14th century by the rulers of the Chalukya Dynasty. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Danteshwari. Representing the symbol of feminine divinity, this temple is believed to be a part of the 52 Shakti Peeths. As per legends; Goddess Parvati is believed to have burnt herself because of the insult of Lord Shiva by Her father. As a result, Lord Shiva performed the Taandav(dance) with Goddess Parvati's body in his arms. During the Taandav, Lord Shiva destroyed the Yaga of Daksha. Lord Vishnu tried to cut the body of the Goddess, which got scattered to around 52 places. These 52 places have been termed as the Shakti Peeths. Located at the confluence of the Shankini River and the Dhankini River, this temple is around 600 years old. The temple reflects the South Indian style of architecture and displays the religious belief of the various Bastar communities. A black stone idol and a Garuda pillar are the prime attractions of the temple. Moreover, the temple has been segregated into four zones, namely the Garbha Griha, Mukhya Mandap, Maha Mandap and the Sabha Mandap. Dussehra Festival is celebrated in October, attracts numerous devotees to the temple.

     

    Bailadila Mountains - Bailadila Mountains are known for having rich deposits of iron ore. Moreover, around 14 reserves have been identified in the mountains, out of which only 3 are in working condition. This place has been converted into an industrial site and has been segregated into two zones, namely the Bacheli and the Kirandul.  These mountain ranges have various peaks resembling the hump of an ox and are thus, called the 'Baila Dila' in the local language. On the topmost peak of this mountain is located the Aakash Nagar. At Aakash Nagar, the iron ore mines are situated. Another peak of these mountains is the Kailash Nagar, which has deposits of Blue Dust; a blue coloured iron ore.Tourists can reach this place by buses as well as private taxis that are available from Dantewada.

     

    Bodhghat Sath Dhar - Bodhghat Sath Dhar is a waterfall which is formed by the combination of the seven segregated parts of the Indravati River. Surrounded by forests and mountains, this waterfall is around 6 km from Barsur. Due to its peaceful surroundings, the site has emerged as a beautiful picnic spot.

     

    Barsur Village - Barsur Village is famous for having 147 temples and 147 ponds, and is located on the shores of the Indravati River. It is believed that this village was ruled by the Gangawanshi rulers during 840 AD. Along with the ruins of various temples, the Battisa Temple, Mama-Bhanjaa Temple and the Chandraditya Temple can also be visited. The Chandraditya Temple is constructed with sandstone, which is considered a sedimentary rock. Besides, a huge statue of Lord Ganesha and an ancient pond can also be seen. 

     

    Memory Pillars of Gamawada - Memory Pillars of Gamawada are located at a distance of around 14 km from Dantewada in a small village named Gamawada. These pillars are built with stones, and reflect the tradition and culture of the local tribes. It is believed that these pillars were constructed to commemorate the relatives of the local inhabitants and are centuries old. This place is easily accessible from Dantewada by local buses.

     

    Mama-Bhanjaa Temple - Mama-Bhanjaa Temple houses the idols of Lord Ganesha and Lord Narasimha, who is among the 10 incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Reflecting the Dravidian style of architecture, this temple possesses a height of around 50 ft. Moreover, it has several walls carved with different sculptures and a dome. Tourists can also visit a Shiva Temple and a Ganesha Temple, which are located in proximity of the Mama-Bhanjaa Temple.

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    Madhuban Hotel, Dantewada

    Near PWD Rest House

    Madhuban Hotel, Dantewada offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is

    1,400.00 Avg/night

    Regal Lodge, Dantewada

    Dantewara Road

    Regal Lodge, Dantewada offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is cr

    1,700.00 Avg/night

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    Goddess Danteshwari Temple - Goddess Danteshwari Temple, an ancient temple, was constructed in the 14th century by the rulers of the Chalukya Dynasty. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Danteshwari. Representing the symbol of feminine divinity, this temple is believed to be a part of the 52 Shakti Peeths. As per legends; Goddess Parvati is believed to have burnt herself because of the insult of Lord Shiva by Her father. As a result, Lord Shiva performed the Taandav(dance) with Goddess Parvati's body in his arms. During the Taandav, Lord Shiva destroyed the Yaga of Daksha. Lord Vishnu tried to cut the body of the Goddess, which got scattered to around 52 places. These 52 places have been termed as the Shakti Peeths. Located at the confluence of the Shankini River and the Dhankini River, this temple is around 600 years old. The temple reflects the South Indian style of architecture and displays the religious belief of the various Bastar communities. A black stone idol and a Garuda pillar are the prime attractions of the temple. Moreover, the temple has been segregated into four zones, namely the Garbha Griha, Mukhya Mandap, Maha Mandap and the Sabha Mandap. Dussehra Festival is celebrated in October, attracts numerous devotees to the temple.

     

    Bailadila Mountains - Bailadila Mountains are known for having rich deposits of iron ore. Moreover, around 14 reserves have been identified in the mountains, out of which only 3 are in working condition. This place has been converted into an industrial site and has been segregated into two zones, namely the Bacheli and the Kirandul.  These mountain ranges have various peaks resembling the hump of an ox and are thus, called the 'Baila Dila' in the local language. On the topmost peak of this mountain is located the Aakash Nagar. At Aakash Nagar, the iron ore mines are situated. Another peak of these mountains is the Kailash Nagar, which has deposits of Blue Dust; a blue coloured iron ore.Tourists can reach this place by buses as well as private taxis that are available from Dantewada.

     

    Bodhghat Sath Dhar - Bodhghat Sath Dhar is a waterfall which is formed by the combination of the seven segregated parts of the Indravati River. Surrounded by forests and mountains, this waterfall is around 6 km from Barsur. Due to its peaceful surroundings, the site has emerged as a beautiful picnic spot.

     

    Barsur Village - Barsur Village is famous for having 147 temples and 147 ponds, and is located on the shores of the Indravati River. It is believed that this village was ruled by the Gangawanshi rulers during 840 AD. Along with the ruins of various temples, the Battisa Temple, Mama-Bhanjaa Temple and the Chandraditya Temple can also be visited. The Chandraditya Temple is constructed with sandstone, which is considered a sedimentary rock. Besides, a huge statue of Lord Ganesha and an ancient pond can also be seen. 

     

    Memory Pillars of Gamawada - Memory Pillars of Gamawada are located at a distance of around 14 km from Dantewada in a small village named Gamawada. These pillars are built with stones, and reflect the tradition and culture of the local tribes. It is believed that these pillars were constructed to commemorate the relatives of the local inhabitants and are centuries old. This place is easily accessible from Dantewada by local buses.

     

    Mama-Bhanjaa Temple - Mama-Bhanjaa Temple houses the idols of Lord Ganesha and Lord Narasimha, who is among the 10 incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Reflecting the Dravidian style of architecture, this temple possesses a height of around 50 ft. Moreover, it has several walls carved with different sculptures and a dome. Tourists can also visit a Shiva Temple and a Ganesha Temple, which are located in proximity of the Mama-Bhanjaa Temple.

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