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Its water once tasted like Champak flower

Set amidst the ruins of palace is the Champa Baoli, so called because its water tasted like Champak... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2017
Frontiermail
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Ghaziabad, India
A Small Set of Ruins

Champa Baoli And Shahi Mahal (Royal palace) are in the close vicinity of the Jahaz Mahal and ahead... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
HS-MISRA
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New Delhi, India
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West Of Hindola Mahal, Mandu, India
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Set amidst the ruins of palace is the Champa Baoli, so called because its water tasted like Champak flower. A subterranean passage connects the base of the baoli to a labyrinth of vaulted rooms known as tahkhana which are further connected to a pavilion on...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2017

Champa Baoli And Shahi Mahal (Royal palace) are in the close vicinity of the Jahaz Mahal and ahead to Hindola mahal. It is an old ruin of a middle sized palace with a Baoli ( water Tank) which might be used for water supply in...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

The Champa Baodi is a well which was so named because its water had fragrance of flower 'Champa' or Plumeria. The water does not smell so good any more due to stagnation and the Well is in ruins. The water level in the well is...More

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Reviewed May 25, 2017

After you move through Hindola Mahal and just before the hamam the Stepwell is located. Supposed to be have named Champa Baoli as the water smelled of the Champa flowers.

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Reviewed May 6, 2017

Close to the Jahaz Mahal this place has an interesting network of water channels to supply both hot and cold water. Though not exactly a stepwell(like in Gujarat) as the name suggest, it was source of water during those days. There are multiple levels below...More

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Reviewed February 2, 2017

Quite ruined and it is behind the Jahaz mahal. It is behind the main palace and quite ruins. It is within the complex and we can do a visit in 10 minutes.

Thank Karthik R
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Reviewed September 27, 2016

This Baoli or stepwell is inside the royal palace that is in the same complex as the Jahaz Mahal. There is still water in the well and it is visible from above through a railing. You can easily make out arch of some rooms that...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2016

Royal palace is the place in Mandu where Royal used to live , it has Jahaj mahal ,Hamam, Champa Baodi ,Hindola Mahal near by.Spreaded in a large area and the Champa Baodi has floors below ground where water used to get collected and supplied all...More

Thank rbs02
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Reviewed November 24, 2015

When seen from the roof of the ship palace the champa boali looks like a crumbling set of blackened ruins,and you may be tempted to give it a miss.Its actually a fascinating tumble of underground wells, drainage channels and rooms , cleverly engineered for cooling....More

Thank guineapig103
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Reviewed September 21, 2015

This is a huge well inside the jahaz Mahal complex. WAter is there greenish color. The circular strucure is still intact. The local guides tells stories that it has underground path under it and used as excape route - how far it is true no...More

Thank RadhaJM
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