Adalaj Stepwell, Ahmedabad

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At Adalaj Stepwell, explore the water building which served as a resting place for many pilgrims and traders for hundreds of years. Built in 1499, its carved ornamentation depicts mythological scenes that represent the Indo-Islamic architecture. Enter the mystical site via one of three stairs which meet at a huge square platform underground, while an opening in the ceilings invite sunlight. See the spots where villagers came to fill their pots with sacred water from the octagonal well, offered prayers to gods, and socialized. The site has well-connected routes, so you can reach it by via train, car, or bus. Work out when and for how long to visit Adalaj Stepwell and other Ahmedabad attractions using our handy Ahmedabad online trip itinerary maker .
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  • The pillars and chambers of the step-well were discretely hidden under ground and I very nearly missed out on it altogether, only spotting the entrance to the well as I was about to leave the enclosur...  more »
  • Good place for historical and architectural style. It is a stepwell and is known as Vav in Gujarati. It is said that the ruler Rana Veer Singh built it to solve the problem of water shortage. It is a ...  more »
  • But go with a guide handy otherwise you won't how the story behind the place and wonder what's app great about it. The architecture is really beautiful.  more »
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  • We are all blessed people by God's Grace to visit such an Historical place to enjoy, experience with visual enhancement. The imagination and dedication to build such a well cannot be done even to copy the same. I loved it very much.
  • I visited this place on a public holiday, republic day. Therefore it was full of visitors. But this would not be the usual story. It's a fantastic monument. Intricate designs, beautiful architecture, reasonably well maintained. I feel there should be an entry ticket and tourist guide. It certainly deserves a better deal.
  • Excellent place to visit.. but can be maintained better. Proper grills need to be put in the corners to prevent accidental falls. Watch out for steps especially if you are engrossed in taking photos. No eateries or clean restrooms around. Worth about half an hour of visit. Theres a huge lawn if you want to sit in the shade. Lots of intricate carvings to watch out for.
  • Pl visit if possible. Extra ordinary structure still maintain in perfect condition. Avoid outside roadside food non hygiene. It's 7 layer or floor underground, temperature decreasing as you climbed down. Good place for photos.
  • A beautiful structure residing at a distance from the main city. Traveling would be via bus from and then via sharing cab.. reach early morning as the crowd would be less and you could enjoy without any disturbance. Keep an eye for the Monkeys..
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