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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"
in 10 reviews
"clay pipes"
in 8 reviews
"huge banyan tree"
in 6 reviews
"an engineering marvel"
in 9 reviews
"sufi saint"
in 13 reviews
"natural resources"
in 4 reviews
"water pressure"
in 4 reviews
"interesting place"
in 7 reviews
"thought process"
in 6 reviews
"olden times"
in 4 reviews
"indian architecture"
in 6 reviews
"ancient times"
in 7 reviews
"nice place to visit"
in 6 reviews
"grain"
in 47 reviews
"grind"
in 58 reviews
"wheat"
in 20 reviews
"technology"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best example of underground water system also was an invention of the flour mill working on water pressure now a days it is common thing but it was invention in that era.

Thank NileshNikampatil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a part of medival engineering. It worth a watch. It takes only 15 min time to watch and 15 min from Bibi ka Maqbara

1  Thank Adusumilli saty... P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Earlier days it was significant when there were no electrical mills for flour grinding and all. The mill is now showcased artificially just to understand the working principle. The site is not maintained properly and the water in the pond was so smelly that even...More

1  Thank VnairV
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Panchakki is the water pump situated near the Aurangabad main city. It is believed that it used to pull water however the chakki was out of service during my visit in August 2017. If you hire a taxi to roam around then the taxi driver...More

1  Thank Abhinav K
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Its not a very popular site but worth a visit to see something built so long ago still functional. There is tree within the campus which it is claimed is 300 year old.

Thank 19wanderlust73
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

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 25 March 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 20 March 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 5 March 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 1 March 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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