Stepwells of India .

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    Any thing about Step-Wells of India .
    The step well or Vav, as it is called in Gujarat .

    Adalaj Vav , Amdavad , Gujarat .
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    Very old Image , but gives an idea , what is it about .
    First and second picture shows - ground level , how it looks like .
    Third picture shows under-ground water storage , ( the structure is in post #1 .)

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    Built during the reign of Mehmud Begda in the year 1501, Dada Hari Ni Vav , Sarkhej - Amdavad , Gujarat .

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    Step Well - Neemrana Vilage, Rajasthan

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    Chand Baori – Abhaneri - Jaipur , Rajasthan .

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    Chand Baori is a famous stepwell situated in the village of Abhaneri near Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
    This step well is located opposite Harshat Mata Temple, constructed in 800 c. and is one of the deepest and largest step wells in India. It was built in the 9th century and has 3500 narrow steps in 13 stories and is 100 feet deep

    Chand Baori - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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