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THE 13th FLOOR: The baori has 13 levels of steps and is 64 feet deep. The well also made a small appearance in the Christopher Nolan film 'The Dark Knight Rises'

Journey to the centre of the Earth

February 9, 2013


THE 13th FLOOR: The baori has 13 levels of steps and is 64 feet deep. The well also made a small appearance in the Christopher Nolan film 'The Dark Knight Rises'

GROUP DISCUSSION: The well also served as a gathering spot for locals. Because the air near the bottom was cooler, villagers would sit on the steps to cool off

Journey to the centre of the Earth

February 9, 2013


GROUP DISCUSSION: The well also served as a gathering spot for locals. Because the air near the bottom was cooler, villagers would sit on the steps to cool off

MYTH MAKING: One of the reasons given for the building of the baori is that the waters of two rivers mixed here, underground, leading to particularly clean water

Journey to the centre of the Earth

February 9, 2013


MYTH MAKING: One of the reasons given for the building of the baori is that the waters of two rivers mixed here, underground, leading to particularly clean water

FOUNDER MEMBER: An ASI tablet says the baori was built by King Chanda of the Nikhumbha dynasty who ruled Abhaneri during the 8th and 9th centuries

Journey to the centre of the Earth

February 9, 2013


FOUNDER MEMBER: An ASI tablet says the baori was built by King Chanda of the Nikhumbha dynasty who ruled Abhaneri during the 8th and 9th centuries

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