agrasen ki baoli

agrasen ki baoli, Delhi

Agrasen ki Baoli
Place Type : Historical
Category : Local Attraction
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City : Delhi
State / District : New Delhi / New Delhi
Category : Local Attraction
Place Type : Historical
City : Delhi
State : New Delhi
District : New Delhi

This baoli is among a few of its kind in Delhi. Some parts of the well, with 103 steps, are permanently immersed in water. The visible parts of this historical step well consist of three levels. Each level is lined with arched niches on both sides. From an architectural perspective this step well was probably rebuilt during the Tughlaq period. 

Regarding the name Agrasen Ki Baoli it should be stated that in 1132 AD an Agrawal poet named Vibudh Shridhar mentions, in his work Pasanahacariu, a wealthy and influential Agrawal merchant of Dhilli named Nattal Sahu. Rebuilding the old Agrasen Ki Baoli would have been within the means of a well established and wealthy Agrawal community during the 14th century.


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Red Fort Baoli, Lal Qila, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006
 

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