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Friday, April 10, 2009

Agrasen ki Baoli

Agrasen ki Baoli is a 60 meter long and 15 meter wide, step well on Hailey Road near Connaught Place. It was constructed in 14th century, by Agrawal community which traces its origin to Maharaja Agrasen

Its among few of its kind in Delhi. Some parts of well are permanently immersed in water. The visible parts of step well consists of three levels. Each level is lined with arched niches on both sides. From architectural perspective it considered tughlaq period.

10 comments:

joo April 10, 2009 at 6:50 PM  

Very interesting place, nice photos!

JHAROKHA April 11, 2009 at 11:50 PM  

Very nice and informative post.
poonam

विनय April 12, 2009 at 4:20 AM  

Short but sweet description about Agrasen ki Baoli, thanks.

raj April 12, 2009 at 5:41 PM  

pictures dekh ke waha jane ka man ho raha hai.mujhe aisee jagah apni or attract karti hai.your blog is too good.

creativekona April 12, 2009 at 6:07 PM  

nice photgrafs and discription...
HemantKumar

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