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Dantewada recently came into being, in 1998, after the formation of Chattisgarh from Madhya Pradesh. Situated in the Bastar district, the quaint little town of Dantewada offers a panoramic landscape view of gushing rivers, sparkling waterfalls, mighty hill peaks and lush green meadows.
Historically, the town was named after the deity Danteshwari, an incarnate of Shakti, who later came to preside the Danteshwar temple. Dantewada was known as Tarlapal and Dantawali in pre-historical days. The town also houses recently developed stretch of Rowghat mines. However, currently, the area is affected by Naxalism and a well-versed research is advisable before heading out in the area.
Dantewada offers you all natural elements from hills mountains to rivers and hence creating complete sceneries. It also houses recently developed stretch of Rowghat mines. However, this area is affected by Naxalism and it is advisable to research properly about the recent events before heading out to Dantewada.
The local crafts made of stone, clay, metal and bamboo are a great attraction for tourists.
The area is affected by Naxalism, so you need to be alert at all times.
Dantewada draws a large number of tourists from India and abroad, as visitors escape to this getaway to attain soul and peace of mind amidst nature and tranquillity. It is a popular pilgrimage site as well. It can also be visited by adventure enthusiasts as there are trekking expeditions in and around the city.
Dantewada is connected with Jagadalpur the nearest town, by State Highway 16. Private Luxury Buses are available from almost all the big cities of Chattisgarh like Raipur, Bilaspur, Durg &... (Read More)