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“Unique architecture”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Chand Baori

Chand Baori
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Private Tour: Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri from Agra to Jaipur
Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Abhaneri
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Chandigarh, India
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Unique architecture”
Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

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 sculpture all over it

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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“Wow - Astonishing - not to be missed”
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 was as enthralled as we were. DO NOT MISS THIS.

Its a perfect place to just break your trip for 15-20 minutes and stretch your legs and take in the amazing view.

Visited April 2014
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“One unique stepwell- must visit in Rajasthan”
Reviewed April 11, 2014

This place is almost 98kms away from Jaipur and situated on the way to Agra.This is a step well built by King Chanda in between 8-10th century. There are stories about this step well. Some people said that this step well built for Maharani in chanda period. Stepwell steps were built in a geometric way and that is a real beauty of this well. You could enjoy this step well at any direction.The ruins of Harshat mata temple also seen near step well. You could see the intricate art in the temple.The temple has been destroyed by the invaders and I wonder that how could they destroy the beautiful art forms.The temple has been rebuilt as per locals. After seeing the step well, pay a visit to Harshat mata temple(I hope that earlier it was a shiva-parvati temple and only the pieces remains). I bet that every piece in the temple is very unique and the step well too. How to go: Contact local tour operator; Or Drive from Jaipur to Agra road till Dausa and ask locals to reach this destination. No eat outs near by...Pack food and water. Do not pay money to the children over there.
Loo facility available which is close to Step well.

Visited March 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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“A Must See.”
Reviewed April 8, 2014

Chand Baori, or Abanheri Stepwell, is a pleasant hour or so drive from Jaipur.
It is an absolute MUST to visit.
There are not many tourists, which is refreshing, and it is amazing! For a small tip I had a guide explain the history of the place and I wandered around in utter wonder. It is beautifully quiet and peaceful which allowed me to picture what it was like here in the past.
One can't go down the steps into the well but that is not at all surprising considering the safety aspects. Just to look is plenty!
If you have the opportunity, don't pass this up!

Visited February 2014
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Jaipur, India
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“Nice stop between Agra and jaipur”
Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

Went there during a recent trip to Agra from jaipur. It's just 15 min partial toll road from sikandra from main highway
Very nice ancient structure . It's a nice ten min stop in between , entry is free only video camera is chargeable
Overall a quite n relaxing place definately recommended

Visited April 2014
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