Dakshin Bastar Dantewada is famous for ages for its natural beauty. Most of the area of the district is covered by lush green forests which consist small and big springs, water falls and rivers, forest covered mountain ranges etc and attract the nature loving tourists. Danteshwari mandir is one big pilgrim centre in the district which attract lakhs of tourists particularly on 3 special occasions like Chitra Navaratri, Sharadiya Navaratri and Fagun mela. Structures and archaeological remainings available at  Barsur, Dholkal Ganesha, Badetumnar like places attract people with interest in histrory. Dantewada is going shoulder to shoulder with the modern cities of the country NMDC Mining Area, Education City. YUVA BPO Call centre and Shakti Garments etc. also attract people in large numbers.