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Panchakki (Water Mill)

1 Km From Main City, Aurangabad, India
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1 Km From Main City, Aurangabad, India
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"water falling"
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"clay pipes"
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"huge banyan tree"
in 6 reviews
"sufi saint"
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"an engineering marvel"
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"natural resources"
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"water pressure"
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"interesting place"
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"thought process"
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"olden times"
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"indian architecture"
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"ancient times"
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"nice place to visit"
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"aurangabad city"
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"grain"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The mill grind grain for pilgrims and main thing was it generate energy from water. Its not maintained properly. Once you enter it shows there are 4 to 5 place to see inside but nothing worth seing except the pan chakki itself.

Thank Saket A
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

We visited the place after Bibi ka muqubara...we had time so visited the placed. It's not a worthy place...not maintained properly...water was polluted and has bad smell. I would not recommend this place.

Thank Tourist2012Ind
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

This place is Greatest Water Management model of old period. Water is carried through clay pipes to this place and falled on a propeller from a elevated height to give turbine effect. With the help of kinetic energy the water mill was working for grinding....More

Thank TravelGreed
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Went on a friday during afternoon prayers. Was peaceful with people going to offer prayers at the mosque. But the waterway and mill was unkept. Strong smell from the waterway. Do understand hot weather and water shortage but stagnant water needs to be cleaned. If...More

1  Thank Alagu V
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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

A Persian wheel system used to generate power for grinding wheat by a Sufi Saint who fed the poor with it. It's a scenic place with the saint's shrine and a mosque attached to it. The wheel and mill still work The water reservoirs are...More

Thank Rana S
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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Waste of time really. The concept of grinding floor by water driven machine is interesting , the place is cooler inside but really not worth a visit.

Thank verbartic
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Its also called water-mill. The mill grind grain for pilgrims and main thing was it generate energy from water.

Thank ramprasadjadhav1999
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

This place u must visit it has a chakki which is on since 100 years ago and till now it is just working on the basis of water and when u visit here there is one tree which is oldest around (1000 year) people says

Thank WATCH M
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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Panchakki (watermill) it was used to grind grain . Energy is generated via water brought down from a spring on a mountain. The building, attached to the dargah of baba shah musafir a sufi saint is located in a garden near the mahmud darwaza one of the...More

Thank sohel h
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Mesmerizing technology. Not to be missed. Really close to hotel. There is a tomb and a mosque nearby

Thank Mstaz99
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