Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Chand Baori - The Deepest Step Well in the World - Really Amazing Pictures

South Asia is no doubt full of art, architectural and historical wonders that has attraction for tourist all over the world.The Historical monuments like Fort of Lahore, Badshahi Mosque, Taj Mahal are witnessing the amazing history of Southern Asia. Chand Baori is one of these monuments and this blog is about amazing pictures of these monuments.
Chand Baori Image
Chand Baori View 2 Image
Chand Baori View Left Image
Chand Baori is famous step well situated in the village of Abhaneri near Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajisthan. This step well is located opposite Harshat Mata Temple. It was built in the 9th Century and have 3500 narrow steps and 13 stories and is 100 ft deep according to information available on wikipedia.
Chand Baori View Top Image
Chand Baori View Right Image

Chand Baori Top view Image
Amazing Historical Image
Beautiful Top view Image
Green water Image
Green Water Image 2
Art Image
Architecture Image
Art Image 2
Art Image 3
Deepest Well Image
It is a fine example of the architectural excellence prevalent in the past and also considered as a practical solution to the water problem in that area. The arid climate forced the locals to dig deep for a dependable water source, one that would last throughout an entire year.

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1 comment:

  1. Built in the 10 century in Abhaneri India the Chand Baori well was a great solution for the water problems back then...also...the amazing step wall building is a great example of the architectural excellence present in India a millennium ago...that folks is a very long time ago...methinks the twentieth century is not all it is made out to be at times