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Adalaj Stepwell

The Adalaj stepwell or 'Vav', as it is called in Gujarati, is intricately carved and is five stories deep. It was built in 1498. The history of the Adalaj step-well is established by an inscription in Sanskrit found on a marble slab positioned in a recess on the first floor, from the eastern entry to the well. Its construction was started by Rana Veer Singh of the Vaghela dynasty of Dandai Desh. But he w Read more

The Adalaj stepwell or 'Vav', as it is called in Gujarati, is intricately carved and is five stories deep. It was built in 1498. The history of the Adalaj step-well is established by an inscription in Sanskrit found on a marble slab positioned in a recess on the first floor, from the eastern entry to the well. Its construction was started by Rana Veer Singh of the Vaghela dynasty of Dandai Desh. But he was killed in a war, whereafter the Muslim king Mahmud Begada of a neighboring state built it in Indo-Islamic architectural style, in 1499.

Ref:- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adalaj_Stepwell

Ahmad Shah`s Tomb

The tomb of Ahmed Shah I, the founder of Ahmedabad is also known as Badshah no Hajiro or Raja no Hajiro (King`s Mausoleum). It was completed by his son Muhhamad Shah (1442 to 1451) in 1414, who is buried to his left. His grandson Qut ud-Din Shah (1451–1458) is buried to his right. The tombs of his other grandsons Jalal Khan and Sultan Ahmad II are also within the chamber. The tomb of Ahmed Shah`s brother is outside the main chamber. On Ahmed Sh Read more

The tomb of Ahmed Shah I, the founder of Ahmedabad is also known as Badshah no Hajiro or Raja no Hajiro (King`s Mausoleum). It was completed by his son Muhhamad Shah (1442 to 1451) in 1414, who is buried to his left. His grandson Qut ud-Din Shah (1451–1458) is buried to his right. The tombs of his other grandsons Jalal Khan and Sultan Ahmad II are also within the chamber. The tomb of Ahmed Shah`s brother is outside the main chamber. On Ahmed Shah`s tomb flowers and `chadars` are still offered. It has a square building with a large central dome. There are four chambers at all four corners with smaller domes. The tombs are in the centre and the chamber has carved stone screens for lighting.

Ahmad Shah`s Tomb

The tomb of Ahmed Shah I, the founder of Ahmedabad is also known as Badshah no Hajiro or Raja no Hajiro (King`s Mausoleum). It was completed by his son Muhhamad Shah (1442 to 1451) in 1414, who is buried to his left. His grandson Qut ud-Din Shah (1451–1458) is buried to his right. The tombs of his other grandsons Jalal Khan and Sultan Ahmad II are also within the chamber. The tomb of Ahmed Shah`s brother is outside the main chamber. On Ahmed Sh Read more

The tomb of Ahmed Shah I, the founder of Ahmedabad is also known as Badshah no Hajiro or Raja no Hajiro (King`s Mausoleum). It was completed by his son Muhhamad Shah (1442 to 1451) in 1414, who is buried to his left. His grandson Qut ud-Din Shah (1451–1458) is buried to his right. The tombs of his other grandsons Jalal Khan and Sultan Ahmad II are also within the chamber. The tomb of Ahmed Shah`s brother is outside the main chamber. On Ahmed Shah`s tomb flowers and `chadars` are still offered. It has a square building with a large central dome. There are four chambers at all four corners with smaller domes. The tombs are in the centre and the chamber has carved stone screens for lighting.

Adalaj Stepwell

The Adalaj stepwell or 'Vav', as it is called in Gujarati, is intricately carved and is five stories deep. It was built in 1498. The history of the Adalaj step-well is established by an inscription in Sanskrit found on a marble slab positioned in a recess on the first floor, from the eastern entry to the well. Its construction was started by Rana Veer Singh of the Vaghela dynasty of Dandai Desh. But he w Read more

The Adalaj stepwell or 'Vav', as it is called in Gujarati, is intricately carved and is five stories deep. It was built in 1498. The history of the Adalaj step-well is established by an inscription in Sanskrit found on a marble slab positioned in a recess on the first floor, from the eastern entry to the well. Its construction was started by Rana Veer Singh of the Vaghela dynasty of Dandai Desh. But he was killed in a war, whereafter the Muslim king Mahmud Begada of a neighboring state built it in Indo-Islamic architectural style, in 1499.

Ref:- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adalaj_Stepwell

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