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Adalaj Step-well

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Address: Adalaj | District-Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, India
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+91 99428 02787
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Private Ahmedabad Tour: Calico Musuem and Gandhi Ashram
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Private Tour: Full-Day Stepwells Tour from Ahmedabad

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AWESOME PLACE MUST VISIT - Architectural Beauty

Awesome place..a dream destination for me..I have seen thi splace so many times in hindi bollywood movies latest was Raees of Shahrukh Khan. It is an Architectural Beauty, with... read more

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Jaipur, India
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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Awesome place..a dream destination for me..I have seen thi splace so many times in hindi bollywood movies latest was Raees of Shahrukh Khan. It is an Architectural Beauty, with multiple levels and stairs taking you down almost 8 levels. Beautiful stone carvings on walls, arch gates etc. The whole concept behind building the well , built by a king for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the place last month....good to go place for weekend...easy to reach and one will not be dissappoint once you get to see this.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Rarely you find a nice story of a courageous Gujju lady behind this Stepwell. This is a step well architecturally very valuable built in 8 floors below ground level, with geometric proportions about 600 years ago. Hearing the beauty of the Queen, the neighbour mogul smalltime king Mohd Begada, killed her husband to propose marriage to her. With Hobson's choice,... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really well preserved step well. The mix of styles in the carving between Jain, Hindu and Muslim craftsmen is at once apparent and in perfect harmony. The guides don't really show you anything, and just repeat the story you can google.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice architecture and concept was great! Access is easy and you actually feel cooler as you descend down The garden around the place is maintained well but have dogs and other stray animals roaming around. Overall a good place to spend around 1 hr during evening

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very well designed and built well. Beautiful architecture . Very well maintained too. Am seeing a well first time like this

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visiting this Step Well structure which is a 5 storey ancient building nicely preserved should be on the must visit spots for the people visiting Ahmedabad city and this place is just on th outer fringe of the city. The intricate store carving work, the baloneys and facades are wonderful to see.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Adalaj step-well / vav (Gujarati) is the first step-well that I have visited. Although not as magnificent as the Rani ki Vav, this still is fascinating. It was built by Mahmud Begada for his queen Rudabai giving it another name - Rudabai step-well. This step-well is about 5 stories deep and has intricate carvings all over. This was used... More 

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The stepped well being below the surface, one doesn't realise this while entering the complex gate. For a minute we were looking at bare walls from the gate and wondering why we were there. :-P Once you enter in though, there is a whole new experience of spaces and exquisite carvings on walls. Do look up the interesting story of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the first step well we visited. There are areas with ceilings and carvings - It is not the best example of a step-well, but it is the most complete. Our guide explained to us their purpose and how they worked. You do not have to spend a great deal of time here - but it is absolutely fabulous... More 

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