Hunted Place Agrasen ki Baoli – Delhi

Legends are just legends, sometimes born out of real incidents, sometime just made up stories. Sometimes its fear that gives birth to a legend, sometimes its curiosity, sometimes gossip and sometimes something as small as a story told to children past bed time turns into a legend that lives on for centuries. They are always beyond reasoning but within explanation. The story gets passed on from generations to generations, never proving to be true yet always leaving an impact. One such story is of Agrasen Ki Baoli.

Agrasen ki Baoli (also known as Sehingga Sain ki Baoli or Ugrasen ki Baoli), specific a secured monument by the Historical Study of Indian (ASI) under the Historical Ancient monuments and Historical Websites and Continues to be Act of 1958, is a 60-meter lengthy and 15-meter extensive traditional phase well on Hailey Street near Connaught Position, a brief stroll from Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, Indian. Although there are no known traditional information to confirm who designed Agrasen ki Baoli, it is considered that it was initially designed by the popular master Agrasen during the Mahabharat impressive era and renewed in the Fourteenth millennium by the Agrawal group which information its source to Maharaja Agrasen.
Architecture of Agrasen Ki Baoli

The step well has 104 steps with a series of carved chambers and passages. The Baoli is 60 meter long and 15 meters wide located on Hailey Street near Connaught Place. Agrasen ki Baoli Delhi has a very interesting and unique structure with three levels of arched area. The structure resembles those of Tuglaq and Lodhi styles. Hence the structure is an influence of both Islamic and Hindu religions. 
The centre of the well holds water which is also conjoined by a covered platform.

As you climb down the stairs the well gets colder and darker and only the noise of pigeons can be heard. There is a small mosque towords western end of the Baoli. The mosque is built in Mughal Style architecture and looks dissimilar due to its fine carvings and different concept.

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