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300 year old stepwell in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh, India [building] - architecture Indian Temple Architecture, India Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Building Architecture, Gothic Architecture, Temple India, Amazing India, Ancient Buildings

300 year old stepwell in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh, India [building]

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An aerial view of Chand Baori. It extends approximately 30 m ft) into the ground making it one of the deepest and largest stepwells in India. Architecture Antique, Indian Temple Architecture, Ancient Greek Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Art And Architecture, Amazing India, Grand Mosque, Rajasthan India, London City

An aerial view of Chand Baori. It extends approximately 30 m (100 ft) into the ground making it one of the deepest and largest stepwells in India.

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Photo of the Red Fort Stepwell, Delhi Indian Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Incredible India, Abandoned Places, Pakistan, Beautiful Places, Scenery

Red Fort Stepwell, Delhi

A photo of the elegant stepwell in the grounds of the Red Fort in Delhi. Not the deepest well but an unusual L shaped design.

Adalaj Vav Stepwell, near Ahmedabad. Built in Not too old by Indian standard. various india Temple Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Modern Architecture, Rural India, Hindus, Incredible India, Amazing, Ahmedabad

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A photograph of the colonnaded baoli or stepwell at Dholpur, Rajasthan, showing the colonnades and external view of the two stories of carved balconies. Water Architecture, Mughal Architecture, Historical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Rajasthan India, Incredible India, Abandoned Places, Travel Pictures

Dholpur Baoli 2, Rajasthan | Stepwell Photos

A photograph of the colonnaded baoli or stepwell at Dholpur, Rajasthan, showing the colonnades and external view of the two stories of carved balconies.

A fabulous stepwell in the small town of Dholpur. This elaborate circular well shaft leads through to a stepped well that descends through several levels and is flanked by sandstone colonnades. Water Architecture, India Architecture, Historical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Udaipur India, Temple India

Dholpur Baoli 1, Rajasthan | Stepwell Photo

A photograph of the circular well shaft of the beautiful stewell at Dholpur, Rajasthan showing the two stories of carved balconies and view through to the steps.

Adalaj Stepwell, Gujarat, India photographed by Lord Indian Temple Architecture, India Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Gothic Architecture, Temple India, People Come And Go, Environment Concept Art, Secret Places

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1. The first Harley Davidson Factory In 1903, William S. Harley and Arthur Davidson made available to the public the first production Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The bike was built to be a racer, with a 3-1/8 inch bore and 3-1/2 inch stroke. The factory in which they worked was a 10 x 15-foot woo

Thirty years ago on my first of many visits to India, I saw a form of architecture entirely unknown to me. Called a “stepwell” (but known throughout India by many other names including “vav” and “baoli”). Architecture Antique, Architecture Cool, Indian Temple, Jain Temple, Temple India, U Bahn, Ahmedabad, Incredible India, Abandoned Places

Los fascinantes pozos subterráneos de India, fotografiados por Victoria Lautman - Cultura Inquieta

La periodista afincada en Los Ángeles Victoria Lautman descubrió hace más de treinta años durante una visita a la India los pozos escalonados. Desde entonces, se han convertido en su obsesión.

Thirty years ago on my first of many visits to India, I saw a form of architecture entirely unknown to me. Called a “stepwell” (but known throughout India by many other names including “vav” and “baoli”). Water Architecture, Temple Architecture, Historical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Modern Architecture, Beautiful Places To Visit, Places To See, Madhya Pradesh, India Tour

Inside India's the mysterious subterranean stepwells

Victoria Lautman is enamoured by India's stepwells, subterranean masterpieces that served first as a vital means to access and store water between the 2nd and 4th centuries AD.