Here are the top 7 tourist attractions to see in Dantewada:

1. Danteshwari Temple

Must visit 3.3 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 7
places to visit in Dantewada

One of the 52 Shakti Peeths of the country, this 600 year old temple has been constructed in South Indian style of temple architecture in the 14th century by the rulers of the Chalukya Dynasty.

2. Mama-Bhanjaa Temple

3.0 /5

27 km
from city center
2 out of 7
places to visit in Dantewada

Housing the idols of Lord Ganesha and Lord Narasimha, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, this Dravidian style temple is well known for its sculpted murals and the dome that touches 50 ft. height. There is also Shiva Temple and a Ganesha Temple situated close to the Mama-Bhanjaa Temple.

3. Indravati National Park

3.5 /5

48 km
from city center
3 out of 7
places to visit in Dantewada

Deriving its name from the Indravati River in much proximity, Indravati national park is said the be one of the best in the state, known for housing one of the last populations of the rare and endangered Wild Asian Buffalo.

4. Bodhghat Sath Dhar

3.0 /5

50 km
from city center
4 out of 7
places to visit in Dantewada

Lying 6 km off Barsur, river Indravati's seven parts come together here to form this scenic waterfall amidst lush green forests making it an idyllic picnic spot.

5. Barsur

3.0 /5

27 km
from city center
5 out of 7
places to visit in Dantewada

Barsur Village, the throne of power for Gangawanshi rulers in 840 AD, is located on the banks of river Indravati. The village famously known as the city of temples and ponds is adorned with a total of 147 temples and 147 ponds.

6. Bailadila Mountains

3.0 /5

32 km
from city center
6 out of 7
places to visit in Dantewada

Rich with deposits of iron ore, Bailadila Mountain range consists of 14 reserves with 3 under mining. Bacheli and Kirandul are the two industrial zones in this area.

7. Memory Pillars of Gamawada

3.0 /5

12 km
from city center
7 out of 7
places to visit in Dantewada

Situated 14 km off Dantewada, the memory pillars of Gamawada commemorate the relatives of the local inhabitants and are centuries old. It can be spotted on the way to Bacheli. The memorial made of large sized stone pillars marks the age old tradition of the local tribes to honour the deceased.

FAQs on Dantewada

Can you suggest an itinerary for Dantewada?

Spending a day in this town can be an experience of the lifetime for you. Begin your journey early in the morning by visiting the famous scenic waterfalls of the Bodhghat Sath Dhar. Move ahead to pay a visit to the famous Danteshwari Temple and proceed to Mama Bhanja Temple.
Spend a quiet evening in Indravati National Park. End your day with a stroll in the local markets and purchase some of the amazing handcrafted memoirs to take back home.

How can I commute within Dantewada?

Buses and Autos are the preferred modes of travel.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Dantewada?

The top sightseeing places in Dantewada are Danteshwari Temple, Mama-Bhanjaa Temple, Indravati National Park, Bodhghat Sath Dhar, Barsur, Bailadila Mountains.
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