Dada Hari Ni Vav, Ahmedabad

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An ornately designed octagonal step well, Dada Hari Ni Vav is one of the most complex structures in the city. You'll be able to go down 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 two inscriptions on the first gallery--in Arabic on the north, and in Sanskrit on the south wall. Make Dada Hari Ni Vav a centerpiece of your Ahmedabad vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Ahmedabad trip itinerary app .
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  • Loved it. I thought visiting a stepwell would be quite boring but it turned out to be just the opposite. You're just amazed by how magnificent this place is. Not many people visit this so it's basical...  more »
  • Lies with in city. Awe-inspiring architecture. Calm and serene place, generally missed by travellers, due to more famous cousins like Rani ki vav, and adlaj vav. A must for photographers. Could have b...  more »
  • Again a beautiful ancient architectural heritage in the middle of the city! Five storied, stone carvings but no water though. Not maintained well. Bats have made it their home! I hope it's more visite...  more »
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  • Simply amazing. How our forefathers were well planned. Not only a great piece of engineering with sand stone, an artistic masterpiece too. Also the mosque attached makes it more exotic and attractive aesthetically. Seems like a bit ignored comparing with other places of interest in Ahmedabad. But if you love history and architecture a visit definitely counts.
  • Loved it. I thought visiting a stepwell would be quite boring but it turned out to be just the opposite. You're just amazed by how magnificent this place is. Not many people visit this so it's basically tourist free. Located just on the main road and there's not much parking space either. Although there's no sign or board indicating this place so there's a good chance that you'll miss this place if you're visiting for the first time.
  • Historical site. Stone carvings are great. Further is not as famous as Adalaj Stepwell. Unfortunately no information or history is written on site. This well lies behind the tomb of Dada Harir. Its carvings and detailing is awesome. Now a days there is no water in well, the government must have drained it considering risk. Parking is available only on roadside. Road is not too crowded. It opens at 9 AM and closes at 5 PM. Advised to visit during daytime when sun light is available. A must visit site.
  • Beautiful Architecture Beautiful Mosque behind Best time to visit before 12:00AM. Good Sunlight No water in well..one can go last point at down and use spiral staircase. No tickets, Photo allowed.
  • The architectural beauty. The structure is mind boggling. The stone carving and design is amazing. Must Visit. Local governance should take care of this historical place and keep it clean.

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