India is home to some of the most magnificent baolis or stepwells that should be on your travel list right away!
An ASI-curated walk through a well-landscaped garden takes you to the Rani-ki-Vav, or the Queen’s Stepwell, on the banks of the Saraswati river in Gujarat…
Source: Stepping back in time
Rani Ki Vav: Retracing historic footsteps of Gujarat’s ‘inverted step well’; Nivedita Giri; IB Times
The heritage site is said to be designed in the Maru-Gurjara architectural style or an ‘inverted temple’, highlighting the sanctity of water.
Rani ki vav is an ancient stepwell temple located on the banks of the Saraswati River, in the Gujarat state of India.
Pride of Patan: The journey of Rani Ki Vav from a being buried art treasure to the reverse of the new Rs 100 note; Poulomi Banerjee; Hindustan Times
Rani Ki Vav, a stepwell in the little Gujarat town of Patan, features on the new Rs100 note. It was also declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014. But behind the recognition received by this monument is a story of recovery…
AutoCar drives to the beautiful UNESCO heritage site, Rani ki Vav, in Gujarat in a Hyundai Creta.