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Ancient Stepwells of India
Built in the ninth century but reminiscent of an Escher drawing, Chand Baori is among the largest and most elaborate of India's many stepwells. The four-sided Chand Baori is 13 stories tall, 100 feet deep, and lined with 3,500 steps arranged in a spectacular zig-zag pattern. On one side of the well is a temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess Harsiddhi. Its intricate, multilevel facade overlooks a small pond of bright green water: a reminder of the magnificent structure's practical purpose. The construction dates to the 10th century and is dedicated to Harshat Mata, goddess of joy and happiness.
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@curtisb hey It is in Rajasthan ri8????
4 years ago·Reply
Yeah! Are you from around there?
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4 years ago·Reply
gr8 architecture of india
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