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Harshat Mata Temple

Opposite the Chand Baori, Abhaneri, India
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Private Tour: Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri from Agra to Jaipur
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Opposite the Chand Baori, Abhaneri, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Harshat Mata or Goddess of happiness is said to have spread happiness in the area leading to the city being called Abhaneri or city of brightness.This temple was but was destroyed and damaged by Mahmud Ghazni. This is 35KM away from Mehndipur balaji. Road to...More

Thank AryaOL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple, which is in ruins today is dedicated to the deity Harshat Mata as per the board displayed, although the plate above the deity names it as Har Sidh Mata. Only the main Sanctum of the temple seems to be intact, around which the...More

2  Thank Rakeshsharmandmc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

it was a huge mandir/ temple of vishnu before it was destroyed in 12 th century by gazni. was reconstructed in 17th century And became a devi temple. the sculptures are well carved. you will take 15-20 mins to see the place.

Thank gundappa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of all of the temples I visited in northern India, this was very unique from any of the others. The unfortunate distinction was that this 8th century temple appeared (and I learned actually was) severely damaged and then rebuilt. Still, much of the temple has...More

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must visit the stepwell because it’s an amazing feat of human engineering. When you come out you will see this small temple opposite which is well worth 20 minutes of your time. An ancient site, very pretty, beautiful hand carved stone. Remove your shoes...More

Thank Leza H
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Nice little Hindu temple in desperate need of saving and renovating. Situated next to the stepwell I hope the Goverment intervene and protect it.

Thank alfielanger
Reviewed October 20, 2017

This active but ruined temple is worth a couple of pictures, but only if you're already stopping at the impressive Chond Baori stepwell.

Thank Milpitas_traveller
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

A legend has it that this temple was completely destroyed by the Mughals in the 15th century, but the spirit that lived in the stones rebuilt the temple over night. It's still in a rebuilding mode and seems like it might continue for another century....More

Thank Hiroko A
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

The temple was broken during the medieval eras and been rebuilt. One can see the broken columns and statues around. The Chand Baori was built as a sacred pool for the Goddess. It's a very peaceful temple and very revered

Thank Rana S
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This temple was built by king Chand who was ruling at Abhaneri. Entry is free in this temple. This temple is more than 1200 years old as told by priest of the temple. It is dedicated to goddess Harshat Mata. Harshat Mata is goddess of...More

Thank Archit B
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Response from nirdesh80 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Ravi Anand! I have not travelled from Alwar, so I would not know the condition of roads and the time it actually would take to get to Harshad Mata Temple, but google maps shows this distance to be 75 Km (1 hr 20... More
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