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Well, 'step-well' sounds like a step down from the original ... I like the original name 'Adlaj ni Vav' where Vav not only sound terrific, but also means well (water body). Back then rulers were so concious about people's water needs and made such intricate...More
This is a very unexpected place.
A long 35 plus minute drive from Ahmedabad ending in a dusty road at a small town.
The stepwell from first appearances does not appear spectacular however it is the inside space that is very finely detailed.
. Very unique place
. Amazing architecture
. Very intricate and high quality carvings done on the walls, pillars and roof of this structure
. it's an engineering master piece
. The place was quite clean
. A must to visit place
Like many historical places in India, the Well Of Adalji is neglected and not maintained at all.
No guides around ,no plaques no leaflets nothing. totally neglected. It is a step well built hundreds of years ago. google does not mention the history in full....More
My friends said that the step wells were said to be the best tourist site. I being an Indian who has travelled all over India was pleasantly surprised that there were no ticket counters and entry was free, The moment you enter it, you feel...More
The step well (vav) was build in 1498 AD by RUDA wife of vaghela varasimha .. Which is 5story & oblong.
Different & attractive sculpture are there on wall which is real treat for eyes.
A better up keeping is required for this famous heritage...More
Actually I was there for a trip hosted by a college, but you can always take help from the local taxi drivers. Once you reach the airport at Ahmedabad, there are plenty of taxi drivers over there, waiting for a customer... More
Actually I was there for a trip hosted by a college, but you can always take help from the local taxi drivers. Once you reach the airport at Ahmedabad, there are plenty of taxi drivers over there, waiting for a customer. They shall offer you a comparatively reasonable deal and can guide you around local places themselves. You can always ask them to hook you up with someone if you wish to stay for longer and are in need of further service.