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Address: Asarwa, Ahmedabad, India

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Dada Hari Ni Vav - A Non popular but great architecture in the City

In Ahmedabad if anybody talk about Vav( step well), the "Adalaj Step well" is only we known and most of people are not aware of Dada Hari N vav. When we started our trip we asked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Its a artificial well made in a geometrical architecture. Its like a 5 storey bliding constructed under the gound and made allm of stone where the rain water collects and fleet of stairs will guide you to the water. Near adalaj on SG highway is at close proximity and you get public transport at an ease.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

In Ahmedabad if anybody talk about Vav( step well), the "Adalaj Step well" is only we known and most of people are not aware of Dada Hari N vav. When we started our trip we asked some 20 people about this and out of that only 3 knows about this awesome place. It was shocking. It is situated in ahmedabad... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Vav means stepwell! In ancient times, this was one of the way of water storage. But now due to a lot of stagnant water, insects and algae have become the major problem. Also the bad smell is a major restricting factor for tourists.

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Rajkot, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

the conditions of this vav is so poor that you repent your decision to visit this place. there is nothinf great about this place that it is listed on this platform

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

First of all, the mobile app lead to a place 500m away. After asking locals I could locate the place, which had similar build as that of Adalaj Step-well. It is very awkward to be a lone visitor, there were no boards, signs, markings, shops or anything which makes you comfortable. Thankfully few local kids were playing nearby, and it... More 

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Ahmedabad has two well known Step-well. One of them is Dada Hari Ni Vav situted at near Asarava Lake and second is Adalaj Vav just 17 km away from here. This seven stories step-well was built in Year 1500 by Bai Harrir Sultani who was well known as dada hari also. Sultaani was chief of hurem of Muhmad Shah Begada,... More 

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Macroom, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We had a truly privileged visit to this remarkable place, but the lack of maintenance and supervision would leave you a little bit worried for the future of the place. We came to the site in a tuk tuk and our driver had to stop four or five times to ask directions before we finally found the place. There was... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Amazing structure. Very badly managed by ASI. Not many visitors, and even difficult to find out as many people are not aware of the structure. But it is a real gem of a step-well. I would say, a must-go place for heritage lovers.

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Ranchi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Vav is a step well which is known as 'Bawadi" in other parts of the country. This vav is not fully open but the steps are covered with floors and pillars. There are open spaces for light to enter. The carvings in the yellow sandstone is quite attractive. The water in the well did not look clean and potable. This... More 

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Bhopal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The place is not as fancy as Adalaj stepwell but it is worth a visit, the mosque behyind the step well is beautiful. I have to say one of the best little mosque I ever saw. I hope the government maintain the place well, we cannot afford losing a heritage.

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Address: Address: Asarwa, Ahmedabad, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Gujarat  >  Ahmedabad

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