Bandikui is a city and a municipality in Dausa district in the state of Rajasthan, India.
Bandikui is an old town made famous during the British rule. It is located close to the Jaipur Agra Highway in Dausa district in North Eastern Rajasthan. We can reach Bandikui Via Sikandra Chauraha by bus or taxi. The first train link in Rajasthan was established from Bandikui to Agra Fort.That’s why it’s also called the railway city. It is very well known in Rajasthan for its handmade items that are famous across Northern India. Its a major agricultural center and a major erstwhile railway junction for trains travelling between Eastern Rajasthan, UP, Haryana and Delhi. The British established a market here, called Angreji Bazaar (British Market). There is a beautiful, well maintained and grand British Era church, near the railway station, called The St. Francis Church. There are also some grand British era bangalows. Bandikui is also famous for its well designed maps.
Abhaneri (Abha Nagri or the city of brightness) is an important tourist place located 7 km to the South-East of Bandikui. Abhaneri is believed to be established by Gurjar Pratihar king Samrat Mihir Bhoj.
Abhaneri is famous for 1) Chand Bawri - is a popular step well in Abhaneri. It is quite large and is located close to the Harshat Mata Temple. It remains one of India's deepest and largest step wells 2) Harshad Mata Temple - is a important temple raised in the 10th century. Harshat Mata is considered to be the goddess of joy and happiness. Both Chand Baori and Harshad Mata Temple are known for their stone architecture.
Jhajirampura, is a beautiful picnic spot located about 11 km from Bandikui near Baswa. It is famous for a stone Gaumukh (cows mouth). Water comes out of this stone Gaumukh 24/7 all year round. There is a big lotus garden associated with the Gaumukh.
Mehndipur Balaji, a highly revered Hindu religious site dedicated to Lord Hanuman is about 25 km from Bandikui. Sikandra, famous for its traditional Rajasthani shoes and stone carving industry is only about 12 km and falls on the main Agra-Jaipur National Highway 11. NH 11 also passes through Balaji Mor. A well maintained State Highway 25 connects Sikandra on Jaipur-Agra highway to Alwar via Bandikui.
Kalakho Lake is a famous lake located right on the Jaipur-Agra Highway about 25 km from Bandikui just outside Dausa. It has a large palace i.e. Umaid Lake Palace which is now converted to a resort and a lake known for its bird life.
Ganesh Mandir is a famous temple located at High School Road, Bandikui. It is situated in the city. Here is a very Gaushala also.
1) Bandikui Technical College - it is a popular College in Bandikui. It is established in 2005 By Dr. Subhash Gupta. Now this is a leading college in the field of Technical & Management Studies.
2) Sh. Rajesh Pilot Govt. College - It is situated at Baswa Road, Bandikui. Mostly Students of Bandikui are reading in this. It has a large campus Area. Some Sports Facilities are also available here.
3) B.N.Joshi Govt. High School - It is a very popular High School for Bandikui. Well Mentained Building with a education Background. 50% of Students of Bandikui and near by areas are reading in this. All Subjects are available here.
Comp. Dept. Incharge,
All India Board of Computer Education,
Bandikui (Dausa) Raj.