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Rani Ki vav, Gujarat

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Explore the intricate construction and ornate carvings at Rani Ki vav, a World Heritage-listed stepwell built in the 11th century to memorialize a king. This ancient Indian system of water storage is built like an inverted temple and descends 27 m (88 ft) into the ground, with every inch meticulously rendered. Some 500 major sculptures and 1,000 minor figures speak to the stepwell's religious and practical function, depicting mythology and secular scenes. Do some background reading before visiting, as there is little information on site. Make Rani Ki vav part of your personalized Patan itinerary using our Patan itinerary tool .
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  • September 16, 2017
    I have always been fascinated by ancient archaelogy. The structures, the craftsmanship, the beauty, the science behind it build with precision leaves me dumbfounded. Rani ki vav in Patan, Gujarat is o...  more »
  • September 15, 2017
    A 2 hours drive from Ahmedabad,its a well maintained world heritage site, with ample parking space and toilets.We took a guide with us who explained in details about the history of the Well.Built full...  more »
  • September 7, 2017
    World Heritage Site By UNESCO at Patan, Must Visit this place if your visiting near by Patan. Best step well Design , architecture structure . Worth to Visit. When We visited it was not crowded. Good ...  more »
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  • June 13, 2017
    Beautiful carvings still preserved. Hire a guide to get the most out of your visit. Try to visit in cooler months. Make sure to carry hats, goggles n sunscreen. It is a wonder, this place that will stay with you for a long time. Recommended only for the physically fit people. Others best view it from the top.
  • July 11, 2017
    Beautiful historic place with well maintained garden around. One day picnic can be definitely planned here. Ample place for parking also. And carving at stepwel is mind blowing. Look at the pictures clicked by me.
  • June 25, 2017
    Unbelievable construction done below ground level. Site is worth visiting. Monument is well maintained. Entry is restricted near the main well due to weak structures but still one can view most of restricted area from the top. Cleanliness around is well maintained.
  • June 12, 2017
    Serene place with nicely cultivated gardens and trees. Over and above the superb Rani ki Vav gives a blend of Indian royalty and heritage. The pompous lifestyle of the kings. Simply superb
  • June 25, 2017
    Good place for spending time with Family and Friends. Historic place with a best garden. Monuments and Carvings are still in best condition.

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