Offbeat Tourist Places in Bhuj- Ramkund Stepwell

ramkund stepwell

Ramkund is a well preserved stepwell or ‘baori’ in Bhuj, Gujarat that is a little off the beaten path. I have been to Bhuj a few times and in 2019 I was willing to move away from the well known places like Aina Mahal and the Kutch Museum. I visited Gujarat in 2019 on an … Read more

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Tooriji ka Jhalra Jodhpur


I am a big fan of stepwells. When I realized that there is a stepwell, Tooriji ka Jhalra in the old city at Jodhpur, I decided to go. The cab dropped me off at Ghanta Ghar or the clock tower. It was my first foray into the old city even though this was my second … Read more

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Agrasen Ki Baoli


When I started in the morning I had no plans to go to the Agrasen Ki Baoli today. But I still ended up there. I was coming home in the Metro, it was before 10.00 am. The train was so crowded that I gave up at Rajeev Chowk and sat in CCD at the metro … Read more

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Panna Meena Ki Baori, Jaipur


I have been to Jaipur umpteen times. My association with Jaipur started in 1990s when I did my graduation and post-graduation at Banasthali Vidyapeet. If you wish to read more about Jaipur check out the Expedia guide, where I am quoted as well. And yet it took me 16 years to stumble upon Panna Meena … Read more

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Rani ki Vav at Patan is a UNSCO World Heritage Site


Rani ki Vav at Patan is a UNSCO World Heritage Site. It is managed by the Archaeological Survey of India. Outside the monument the board says the step well was filled up almost to the top when ASI started digging in 1958! It is difficult to imagine that such a majestic structure could get clogged … Read more

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Agrasen Ki Baoli- In a Time Wrap, Smack in Middle of New Delhi

I knew of Agrasen Ki Baoli for quite sometime now. Sometimes I made elaborate plans to go there. But I never succeeded till yesterday! And when I went, I was not even carrying my camera, I used my cell phone to take pictures! Agrasen Ki Baoli, New Delhi About its history I am quoting from … Read more

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