Dausa is a city located in Rajasthan, a state in India. It was the capital of the Dundhar Region in the 10th century A.D. when the Chouhans & Raos ruled the district. Various rulers ruled over the years in Dausa and the city is known for being surrounded by Mahadev Nilkanth, Gupteshwer, Sahajnath, Somnath and Baijnath from five directions, hence the name Dausa was given to the city in Sanskrit. The city of Dausa is also famous in the books of History as many freedom fighters belonged to the city or district, and Dausa was also the part of multiple movements and rallies for the Independence of the state. Many fights for independence were witnessed in the city.
Since the city of Dausa is also known for its Sandstones, the sandstone carving sculptures are famous across the state and the world equally. Many tourists from foreign countries visit the city for analyzing how the stone carvings were made during the ruling of the kings and queens and how the sandstone carving is still being preserved by the government. Various festivals are held throughout the year but the Basant Panchami Mela and the Holi festival is the most famous and grandly celebrated festival in the city.