Abhaneri located in Dausa District of Rajasthan is one of the famous destinations in Rajasthan. It is mainly known for Chand Baori stepwell and the famous Harsha Mata Temple. It is a small town about 45 km from Jaipur. There is not much tourism in Abhaneri but tourist come here to explore the historical steep wells and the temple. Initially, Abhaneri was known as “ Abha Nagri” which means the ‘ the city of brightness'. Later on, this village came to be known as Abhaneri. Abhaneri is a great place for weekend trip from Jaipur.
The Steep Wells are the major attractions of Abhaneri. These step wells were invented to preserve the rainwater in historical times. Chand Baori is one of the most famous such step wells in India. It is one of the largest wells in Rajasthan. Chand Baori is an architectural wonder with 3,500 perfectly symmetrical, narrow steps.
It is this exquisite geometry that draws local and international visitors to it every year. The stepwell is located near the famous Harsha Mata Temple. It was a ritual to wash your hands and feet in this well before entering the temple. Chand Baori consists of 3,500 narrow steps over 13 stories. There are very limited attractions in Abhneri and most of the structures are in ruins. But still, many tourists thrive here to take a glimpse of this historical landmark of Rajasthan.