Stepwell, also called Baudi or Baori, is unique to India. These wells are served as reservoirs or storage tanks which can store large amounts of water and keep it cool. These wells have steps made on the edges which can be blocked to reach the water. Stepwells are generally larger than common wells and are often of architectural importance, such as the moon boari- one of the oldest and most famous steps in India – one of the wells.
Located in Abhinari village of Rajasthan, Chand Baori is one of the deepest and largest steps of India, with 3500 narrow steps in 13 stories. It spreads about 100 feet in the ground. Upon completion of the well, Goddess of happiness and happiness was devoted to mother.
This place was called Abha Nagri (bright city), but over time, Aura Nagari became a sister-in-law. A good example of the architectural expertise of great Indian architecture and the whole surrounding steps. It also displays the geometric intelligence of the architects of the previous era.
Chand Baori was built during the 8th and 9th centuries by Raja Chand of the Nikumbh dynasty so that the local population could easily provide easy access to clean groundwater at the bottom of the well. This modern water distribution system provides a dependable water source for the surrounding areas for centuries before it starts.
The state of Rajasthan is very dry, and Chand Baori’s design and final structure were intended to save as much water as possible. There are a pavilion and relaxation room for the Royal side on one side of the well. Besides the protection of water, Chand Baori also became a community gathering place for the local people. The people of the town used to sit well in the summer and cool down. Wind is always 5-6 degree cooler than the air side below.
Chand Baori is no longer active actively and is maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. Chand Baori was shown in the film The Fall and a small appearance was made in Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises.
Water plays a special role in Hindu mythology, which is known as a pilgrimage between heaven and earth. As a man-made pilgrimage, steppe became not only a source of drinking water but also a peaceful sanctuary for bathing, prayer, and meditation.
Harshat Mata is Goddess of happiness and happiness. According to beliefs, Goddess is always happy, who provides happiness and joy in the entire village.
The temple is worth visiting for its amazing architecture and also, which is related to medieval India. Abhinari has a glorious past and this nervousness magnetism of this place attracts tourists from around the world in its threshold.