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Abhaneri Step Well

Jaipur-Agra Road, Abhaneri, India
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Abhaneri
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Abhaneri or Abha Nagari, is a little village on the back of nowhere, about 100 kms or 2 hours journey by road from Jaipur, juat 5 kms off the smooth and safe Jaipur-Agra road. I was there after having visited the Rani ki Vaav, another marvellous step-well, in Gujarat. But the Chand Baori has its unique features, especially the conical... More

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Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

It is awesome ,until you enter the premise it cannot be imagined that there will be something like this beautiful step well inside ....it's just amazing ..it's also known as the chand baori...and it's been also used as a location in the batman movie as well...visited it while on the way back to Jaipur from alwar...it hardly takes some minutes... More

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Marietta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is pretty much a stop to walk around the well, and then leave. But what an interesting place to see! It is the perfect place to stop between Agra and Jaipur.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We visited this amazing and large step well on our drive between Jaipur and Fatephur Sikri and were pleasantly surprised as we knew absoluteley nothing about it. This is one of the largest and biggest step well in India. It is situated in the village of Abhaneri and is called Chand Baori. It was originally designed as a well to... More

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Freeport, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Having seen step wells throughout India, I was not prepared for the size, sheer depth and grandness of the Abhaneri Step Well. The proper name for the step well is Chand Baori and it is one of the oldest and deepest step wells in India. It was constructed during the Nikumbha Dynasty by King Chandra who ruled Abaneri (or Abhanerai)... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We went to Abhaneri step well. When I first saw the step well I was just amazed. It was the first time I saw any step well. Till the time I was there I kept thinking how is it possible for any man to make such things. We even had our lunch in Abhaneri which was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

A great stop as you travel between Agra and Jaipur. Make sure you take time to see the potter and surrounding village - for a great view of Indian life.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Located on the Agra Jaipur Road, in the Village of Abhaneri is this marvel - the Baori Step well. With its more than 1000 narrow steps and about 13 levels, this is a must see for all Tourists. It is just simply a marvel of ancient architecture

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Jaipur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This place is around 100 km from jaipur and one can witness one of the most unique pieces of medieval architecture. Built in the 10th century this huge well is surrounded by steps till the bottom on 3 sides and a summer palace on the 4th. There is also a small temple by its side which has beautiful art and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I saw this on tripadvisor as just off the main Agra to Jaipur road (10 Mins) and felt I had to visit. When you walk in through the entrance it just takes your breath away with the sheer size and depth. We utilised a local guide and were the only tourists. Our driver had not visited there before so he... More

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