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Galéria - India Elfelejtett Stepwells - 35

Galéria - India Elfelejtett Stepwells - 35

Voluptuous Apsaras and the male deity  Rani ki Vav Patan Gujarat| This magnificent east facing step well measures approximately 64m long, 20m wide & 27m deep. A stepped corridor compartmented at regular intervals with pillared multi-storeyed pavilions is a unique feature. It was one of the largest and the most sumptuous structures of its type. It became silted up and much of it is not visible now, except for some rows of sculptured panels in the circular part of the well

Voluptuous Apsaras and the male deity Rani ki Vav Patan Gujarat| This magnificent east facing step well measures approximately 64m long, 20m wide & 27m deep. A stepped corridor compartmented at regular intervals with pillared multi-storeyed pavilions is a unique feature. It was one of the largest and the most sumptuous structures of its type. It became silted up and much of it is not visible now, except for some rows of sculptured panels in the circular part of the well

Exquisite sculptures from Rani Ki Vav, Patan(Gujrat) Dated: ~11th century CE Rani-ki-Vav, a magnificent step well, at Patan is said to been constructed by Queen Udayamati wife of King Bhimadeva I (A.D. 1022-1063). This is the highest watermark of Solanki architecture. It is 64 m long and 20 m wide. It was originally constructed of seven stories of which only five are now preserved. The shaft of this step well is 27 m deep. The step is oriented in east-west directions. The ste...p well has…

Exquisite sculptures from Rani Ki Vav, Patan(Gujrat) Dated: ~11th century CE Rani-ki-Vav, a magnificent step well, at Patan is said to been constructed by Queen Udayamati wife of King Bhimadeva I (A.D. 1022-1063). This is the highest watermark of Solanki architecture. It is 64 m long and 20 m wide. It was originally constructed of seven stories of which only five are now preserved. The shaft of this step well is 27 m deep. The step is oriented in east-west directions. The ste...p well has…

Dating back to the 11th century, Rani Ki Vav or Queen's Stepwell, located in  Patan, Gujarat, was designed as an  inverted temple to highlight the sanctity of water. Divided into 7 levels of staircases, which showcase more than 500 sculpted panels and over a thousand minor ones, Rani Ki Vav depicts religious, mythology and literary imagery. It is truly a marvellous sight to behold!  To download and read more India Unveiled stories, visit www.indiaunveiled.org

Dating back to the 11th century, Rani Ki Vav or Queen's Stepwell, located in Patan, Gujarat, was designed as an inverted temple to highlight the sanctity of water. Divided into 7 levels of staircases, which showcase more than 500 sculpted panels and over a thousand minor ones, Rani Ki Vav depicts religious, mythology and literary imagery. It is truly a marvellous sight to behold! To download and read more India Unveiled stories, visit www.indiaunveiled.org

Rani Ki Vav (the Queen's Stepwell) in Patan, Gujarat, India - There is also a small Gate below the last step of the step well which is having a 30 kilometre tunnel built (Now its has been blocked by stones and mud) which leads to the town of sidhpur near patan. It was used as an escape gateway for king who built the step well in the times of defeat.

Rani Ki Vav (the Queen's Stepwell) in Patan, Gujarat, India - There is also a small Gate below the last step of the step well which is having a 30 kilometre tunnel built (Now its has been blocked by stones and mud) which leads to the town of sidhpur near patan. It was used as an escape gateway for king who built the step well in the times of defeat.

Kali.Rani ki vav stepwell, Patan town, Gujarat in India. It is generally assumed that it was built in the memory of Bhimdev l (A.D. 1022 to 1063) son of Mularaja, the founder of the Solanki dynasty of Anahilwada Pattan in about 1050 A.D. by his windowed queen Udayamati. Photo: flickr.com

Kali.Rani ki vav stepwell, Patan town, Gujarat in India. It is generally assumed that it was built in the memory of Bhimdev l (A.D. 1022 to 1063) son of Mularaja, the founder of the Solanki dynasty of Anahilwada Pattan in about 1050 A.D. by his windowed queen Udayamati. Photo: flickr.com

Dada Harir Vav, Ahmedabad. Image © Victoria S. Lautman

Dada Harir Vav, Ahmedabad. Image © Victoria S. Lautman

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