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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

Ajmer Jain temple/ Nasiyan Digamber Jain Temple

The construction of the temple was taken up of wealthy Jain merchants who wanted to build an architectural marvel in Jain temples. Dedicated to Lord Adinath, the first Tirthankara of Jainism, this temple is made-up of red sandstone. Stones and precious metals have also been used extensively. Nasiyan temple is a popular religious destination. It s also known as Lal Mandir.

The construction of the temple was taken up of wealthy Jain merchants who wanted to build an architectural marvel in Jain temples. Dedicated to Lord Adinath, the first Tirthankara of Jainism, this temple is made-up of red sandstone. Stones and precious metals have also been used extensively. Nasiyan temple is a popular religious destination. It s also known as Lal Mandir.

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