Rani Ki Vav - Things to Know Before Visiting
Mohan Nagar Socity, Patan, Gujarat 384265, India
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About Rani Ki Vav
Rani Ki Vav is a stepwell situated in the town of Patan in Gujarat state of India. It is located on the banks of the Saraswati river. Its construction is attributed to Udayamati, daughter of Khengara of Saurashtra, queen of the 11th-century Chaulukya dynasty and spouse of Bhima I. Silted over, it was rediscovered in the 1940s and restored in 1980s by the Archaeological Survey of India. It has been listed as one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites since 2014.
Attractions Near Rani Ki Vav
Sahastra Ling Lake is a medieval artificial water tank in Patan district which was commisioned during thee Chalukya period. But now it is empty and in a ruined state. It is a Monument of National Importance protected by Archaeological Survey of India
It is situated on the bank of the river Pushpavati. It was built after 1026-27 CE during the reign of Bhima I of the Chalukyas dynasty. No worship is offered now and is a protected monument maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. The temple complex has three components: Gudhamandapa, the shrine hall; Sabhamandapa, the assembly hall and Kunda, the reservoir. The halls have intricately carved exterior and pillars. The reservoir has steps to reach the bottom and numerous small shrines.
is an ancient temple located at Asoda village in Vijapur Taluka. The temple is dedicated to Shiva. The temple is Monument of National Importance protected and maintained by the Archeological Survey of India. The temple is believed to have been built in the 10th century. It consists of a sanctum; mandapa and Torana, a porch.
The Rajmahal Palace was built in the 19 th century by HH Bal Sinhji and was earlier called Bal Vilas Palace. It is located in 13-14 acres of park-like grounds with tennis courts, lily ponds, fountains, outhouses and cricket pitches. The centerpiece is a beautiful pillared courtyard with marble statues. There is a marvelously appointed Darbarhall with painted ceilings, king-sized portraits, and a throne. There are beautifully restored vintage cars and a library of automobile books.
Kirti Stambh, a tall pillar constructed near the railway station in 1918 by Nawab Shri Taley Mohammed Khan to commemorate the gallantry of Shri Sher Mohammed Khan. it is a sturdy symbol of the city's glory, and provides a record of Palanpur's evolution, with the list of the rulers of Jhalore and Palanpur being engraved on it. The Kirti Stambh was inaugurated by the great General Sir Gangasinghji, the Maharaja of Bikaner.
Balaram Palace is a palace situated on the bank of the Balram river. It is now converted into a hotel. Palace was built during 1922 to 1936 by Sir Tale Muhammad Khan, 29th Nawab of Palanpur state.
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Patan is one of the thirty-three districts of Gujarat. tourist destination and religiously important place