Peetaliya Balaji Temple - Things to Know Before Visiting
Peetaliya Balaji, Mahwa, Rajasthan 321612, India
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About Peetaliya Balaji Temple
Also known as Balaji ka Nagla. This is the main temple in this village of Hanuman.
Attractions Near Peetaliya Balaji Temple
This is an ancient fort located at Hindaun in Karauli district. The parts of the fort have been disintegrated and there is no proper source to protect the fort.
The temple is situated in Abhaneri village in Dausa district of Rajasthan. There is a mandap inside the temple which is built on pillars in a sanctum style scheme. The outer walls of the temple have Brahman bhadra niches and images of gods carved on them. There are fine sculptures that can be found in the upper shiver of the temple.
This is a famous Jain pilgrimage site. The main deity here is that of the last and 24th Jain Tirthankara, Mahavira Bhagawan. This was established more than 200 years ago, thus it holds special significance for those who follow the tradition of Digambar in Jainism.
It was constructed by Bharatpur jat rulers situated in Bharatpur. Maharaja Suraj Mal used all his power and wealth to a good cause and built numerous forts and palaces across his kingdom, one of them being the Lohagarh Fort (Iron fort), which was one of the strongest ever built in Indian history.
This is a famous avifauna sanctuary that hosts thousands of birds, especially during the winter season. Over 230 species of birds are known to be resident. It is also a major tourist center with scores of ornithologists arriving here in the hibernal season.
This palace is 32 km from Bharatpur. The palace was in active use till the early 1970s.
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Discover More Attractions in Dausa, Where Peetaliya Balaji Temple Is Located
Dausa is named after a hill near the city that was called Devgiri. On the top of the hill is situated a fort, built by Badgujar kings, who were the original rulers of this area. Later, Dausa was given by Chauhans to Kachwan.