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Rani Ki vav

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Address: Near the Patan Highway, India
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+91 97146 42555
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Rani Ki Vav is the oldest and the grandest stepwell in the state of...

Rani Ki Vav is the oldest and the grandest stepwell in the state of Gujarat. It is situated at Patan and is believed to have been built during 1022 to 1063 AD. The construction was completed by the widowed queen Udayamati. She was the wife of King Bhimdev I, son of Mularaja, the founder of the Solanki dynasty of Anahilwada Pattan. It is a richly sculptured monument and a major tourist spot in Patan. The size of the Rani Ki Vav is so huge that the tourists appear to be ants climbing an anthill.

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What an archaeological find!! As per ASI this place rather a recent accidental discovery roughly abour 50-60 yrs ago!! The magnanimity of the structure can be fathomed only when... read more

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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What an archaeological find!! As per ASI this place rather a recent accidental discovery roughly abour 50-60 yrs ago!! The magnanimity of the structure can be fathomed only when you step into it and see the intricate stone work done in those ancient times. A must visit place.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a unesco heritage site. Well maintained with a good lawn area. Exquisite stone carvings. Though the entry is allowed only upto a certain point.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A drive of 140 kms from Ahmedabad brings you to this archaeological site of step wells famously known as Rani-Ki-Vav in Patan. Believed to have been constructed by Queen Udayamati in the 11th century, this is a marvel of architecture.Formerly used as water storage, the three levels of the well have carvings on the wall that must be seen to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful architecture. World heritage site. Hidden treasure . It's about 2 hours away from Ahmedabad. Worth the drive for a day trip.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rani ki vav,a step well in patan is an excellent example of subterranean architecture in Gujarat and has steps that lead down to the water level.The vav was built during the reign of Rani Udaymati of the Solanki Dynasty.,represent the finest of the indian sculptures and architecture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a beautiful step wall and decently maintained. The carvings on the walls are good. This architectural wonder is one of the most under rated sites in India.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So much effort for a well - this was bound to become a world heritage UNESCO site. Well maintained premises and the step well!

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is in Patan, which is also famous for Patola sarees. We made a point to see this marvel on our route from Bhuj to Ahmedabad. We reached there at 5 pm. Just in time, as they close at 6 pm. The steppes well is a architectural and creative marvel!! There are 9 levels. Each level with several beautifully carved... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous for it's architectural detailing. It's also adjudged as UNESCO's world heritage site.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place stuns you. It hits you meteor like. Beautiful, sexy, phenomenal architecture and history. An 11th century stepwell. I was in heaven. Go now.

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