Chand Baori

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Location: Bandikui, Dausa, RajasthanYear: 8th-9th century

Chand Baori is said to be named after a local ruler called Raja Chanda. However, no epigraphic evidence has been found regarding the construction of the Chand Baori or the adjoining Harshat Mata Temple. Based on similarities in style and carvings with the terraced temples of Paranagar and Mandore, the Baodi can be dated to the 8th-9th century. It was likely constructed before the temple. The Chand Baori is one of the few stepwells that has "two classical periods of water building in a single setting". according to Morna Livingston in Steps to Water: The Ancient Stepwells of India


Category: OtherOwnership: Government of Rajasthan
Chand Baori Bandikui Dausa Rajasthan.

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