Abhaneri

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    Abhaneri, also known as Abhanagari or Abhaner, is a small village located in the Dausa district of the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is renowned for its historical and architectural significance, particularly for the Chand Baori stepwell, which is one of the largest and deepest step-wells in India. Abhaneri is a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors from around the world who admire its ancient structures and rich cultural heritage. The history of Abhaneri dates back to the 8th century when it was established by the Gurjar Pratihara dynasty. The village was initially known as Abha Nagri, which translates to “the city of brightness.” It flourished under the rule of the Rajput kings and became an important center of trade and commerce in the region. Abhaneri was strategically located on the trade route connecting Delhi with the ancient city of Agra. History As per records, this village was established in the 9th century A.D. by King Raja Chand of the Gurjar kingdom. The initial name of Abhaneri was ‘Abha Nagri’ or the ‘city of brightness’ which led to its present name,…

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