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Address: Near the Patan Highway, India
Phone Number: 9714642555
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Rani Ki Vav is the oldest and the grandest stepwell in the state of...

Rani Ki Vav is the oldest and the grandest stepwell in the state of Gujarat. It is situated at Patan and is believed to have been built during 1022 to 1063 AD. The construction was completed by the widowed queen Udayamati. She was the wife of King Bhimdev I, son of Mularaja, the founder of the Solanki dynasty of Anahilwada Pattan. It is a richly sculptured monument and a major tourist spot in Patan. The size of the Rani Ki Vav is so huge that the tourists appear to be ants climbing an anthill.

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Fabulous, architectural marvel!

You will feel the first gush of the "WoW" factor when you approach the structure. However, if you don't look closely enough at the sculptures adorning the entire place, only 50... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Mumbai (Bombay), India

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You will feel the first gush of the "WoW" factor when you approach the structure. However, if you don't look closely enough at the sculptures adorning the entire place, only 50% of your visit here is complete. Built by a widowed queen for her beloved king, no expense has been spared to build this. Each sculpture on the walls is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter had been to Rani ni Vav and had been gushing about it for the last 2 years. So my wife and I decided to visit it. The journey takes about 2 and a half hours from Ahmedabad. The roads are all fine. There is a small nominal charge. I understand that it had been silted over until the... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a brilliant place. Fine art at its best. You can spend all day just looking at the details of different sculptures. Ancient water harvesting system.

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a step well which was recently included in the world heritage sites list of UNESCO The architecture and carvings of this step well is awe inspiring and speak of the great and grand history of India. The detailed carvings of deities and the well structure is amazing.

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Surat, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is among the 7 wonders of our country. It is a richly sculptured monument and a major tourist spot in Patan. The water from the well acted as the natural air conditioner by decreasing the heat and making the breeze cool.

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Patan, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rani ki vav is the world heritage. Last time UNESCO make it world heritage site of the world. Here's atmosphere is good and very attractive. It's curving is so beautiful.Tourism authority of gujarat and the archelogical survey of india make it very beautiful for the visitor.. As per my opinion its is very good for visitor and as per you... More 

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Turnhout, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very beautifull stepwell with 7 floors. The walls and the pillars are very beautifully carved. The details are stunning.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must say this was my favourite from the entire Gujarat trip.... And it's the most underrated place. It's amazing to see the size and planning of this water well made so many years back. Lovely sculptures. Must visit!

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rani ki Vav is a World Heritage site in Patan, Gujarat. This is a 7 floored Vav with beautiful stone carvings on every part of walls and pillars. The architecture is stunning and is a must visit when is Gujarat.

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Excellent piece of ancient art. This step well speaks volumes of the 1000 years old archietecture.Worth seeing .Also well maintained.the stones were intricately carved with beautiful images of Lord Brahma,Vishnu Mahesh with their consorts.this is in Patan.

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