Rani ki Vav – Gujarat, Patan, Gujrat

Rani ki Vav – Gujarat, Patan, Gujrat

UNESCO World Heritage Site in Gujrat

Built In : Between 1022 and 1063 AD.

Ran Ki Vav, or the Queen’s Step well, is a UNESCO world Heritage site  located  on the banks of the Saraswati River at  Patan town in Gujarat state. This  amazing  Royal Steep Well was constructed between 1022 and 1063 AD by the widowed queen Udaymati in the loving memory of her husband Bhimdev I (AD 1022 to 1063).  Numerous structures depicting the various ‘avatars’  of Lord Vishnu like Kalki, Rama, Krishna, Narsinh, Vaman, Varahi can be seen here.  There are over 800 sculptures among seven galleries. This fascinating manmade marvel of ancient India attracts visitors from all around the world every year.


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