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Dada Hari Ni Vav, Ahmedabad

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
An ornately designed octagonal stepwell, Dada Hari Ni Vav is one of the most complex structures in the city. Dhai Harir--the lady supervisor of Sultan Mahmud Begada’s household and harem--commissioned the stepwell in 1485. Go down the five levels of stairs through a small forest of stone columns to reach the eerie and cool underground level with two wells. Notice the elaborate carvings in the typical Gujarati style and the two inscriptions on the first gallery--in Arabic on the north and in Sanskrit on the south wall. The stepwell sits right behind a mosque and a tomb of Dhai Harir. Use our Ahmedabad tour planner to visit Dada Hari Ni Vav on your trip to Ahmedabad, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • It's located in the very interiors of Ahmedabad and chances are you will miss it unless you have an eye for such places. The architecture is amazing and it is very old. There wasn't in the vav when we...  read more »
  • A nice time travel into history. however preferred Patan. Read the history of the same before visiting the place as U could be able to relate more. 
  • In the city of Ahmedabad, easy. Not so much tourists because we could see the gently. Put the free in free and the location.
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  • Old Architectural side. This step-well, built in 1499 by the supervisor of Sultan Mahmud Begada’s harem, descends through five levels of carved stone columns to two small wells, now often dry. The depths are cool, even on the hottest day, and it’s a somewhat eerie place. Behind the step-well, the 16th-century Dai Halima Mosque contains the mausoleum of a royal midwife named Halima, with nice jalis (carved lattice screens).
  • Plus Points: 1. Very Good Architecture with large site 2. Also Beside Hazrat Harir RA Masjid very good architecture Must Visit for Ancient Lovers. Minus Points: 1. Some People " MISS USE " this pleace 2. Not well maintain 3. Lack of Government supports
  • It is a very beautiful place. what a superb structure located in asarwa!
  • It's very good place.These are the work of Mughal.
  • Really awesome place ....civil engg must visit
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