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Saturday, April 28, 2012

This is in India

Sometimes we do not realise about the ingenious buildings and places in India....check this out! Considering it is over a 1000 years old...puts all the monuments in London or any other place to shame eh? opinion anyway!

...The_Most_Amazing_Stepwell_of_the_World (Chand 
...This engineering masterpiece is over 1000 years old...
...It is deepest 
'step_well' in the world & in an examplanary condition... ...Chand Baori is a famous stepwell situated in the Abhaneri village
...near Jaipur in Indian state of Rajasthan.
...The Chand Baori, a vast well with flights of steps on three sides, a 10th century monument situated in Abhaneri.
...It is a fine example of the architectural excellence prevalent
...of the past.
...This impressive step well is as deep as a seven storeyed building.
...The famous Harshat Mata temple situated opposite to this well shows ...that there must have been a religious connection with the step-well. ...The well is 35 m on each side with steps leading down from each side ...and water can be drawn from any level.
...It has so many steps to make it impossible for someone to retrieve
...a coin once it has been dropped in the well.

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