Rani Ki vav, Gujarat
Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
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. Work out when and for how long to visit Rani Ki vav and other Patan attractions using our handy Patan tour planner.
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Rani-ki-Vav is a stepwell of historical importance at Patan, Gujarat and is a shining piece of our heritage. It has been inscribed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in India. It deserves a lot more v... read more »
Rani ki Vav is a beautiful and intricately carved stepwell in Patan, Gujarat. This site is part of Unesco World Heritage list due to its historical importance. The architecture is magnificent with exq... read more »
Rani ki Vav is an absolute must visit for anyone visiting Patan or even Ahmedabad. It's about 330 Kim's rerun from Ahmedabad. This is an UNESCO world heritage monument and it's well worth the status. ... read more »
Place is maintained very well. Garden area is also good. Carving in step well is just awesome. It is 7 - storey building,you can see only 6. Top most us broken. Safety is taken care of.
It was added to the list of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites on 22 June 2014. Most of the sculptures are in devotion to Vishnu , in the forms of Dus-Avatars Kalki , Rama , Krishna , Narsinh ,Vaman , Varahi. It also has the very good landscaping which gives feeling of natural scene. One of best places to visit in North Gujarat.
Rani ki vav is an intricately constructed stepwell situated in the town of Patan in Gujarat, India. It is located on the banks of Saraswati River. nice place...
Constructed by the king of the Solanki Dynasty in Gujarat, Rani Ki Vav is a stone step-well that is known for its intricate carvings and architecture. The construction of the place dates back to the 11th century AD and is one of the largest step-wells in India.
Ashok Kumar Verma
Rani ki Vav is a very good place to visit. Its a 7 story step well with with lot of beautiful statues and Lord Vishnu avtar . There is no guide for describing the details but secuerity personal may brief.
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