Monday, 3 February 2014

Rani Ki Vav in Patan , Gujarat

By Raj Thakkar  |  02:10 No comments

  Rani Ki Vav is one of the great Historical Place of India. Here in this post I will tell you a brief history of Rani ki vav which includes who built rani ki vav and when? What was the reason behind the construction of Rani Ki Vav. Let us start from the location.
Rani Ki Vav

Location of Rani Ki Vav

2 Km north-west of Patan,
Gujarat,
India.

Brief History and information about Rani Ki Vav.

  Patan is one of the beautiful city of Gujarat. Rani Ki vav in Patan is one of the great historical stepwell. Because of its architecture and beauty Rani ki vav derives lots of visitors across the world every year. Widowed Queen Udayamati decided to build rani ki vav in the memory of her husband  king Bhimdev 1. Bhimdev was belonged to Solanki dynasty. Rani Udayamati has completed the construction of Rani Ki Vav in 1063. This amazing stepwell was built by Rani Udayamati and because of that this stepwell became famous as Rani Ki Vav.

carving of rani ki vav
  After construction of Rani Ki Vav it was flooded by Saraswati River. Later on in 1980 Archeological Survey of India found the Rani Ki Vav with awesome carving. By looking at the construction of Rani Ki Vav it was renovated and it becomes one of the greatest historical place of India and Gujarat. Carving on a pillar of the Vav is very beautiful and reminds that how beautiful India was in the past. The rani Ki valve is very huge. Its length is 64 mts, Width is 20 mts and depth is 27 mts. There are beautiful gardens around the Rani Ki Vav. This Rani Ki Vav in Patan is now a famous historical monument of India and derives thousands of visitors every year.  

Timing and fees of Rani Ki Vav
  • Open from 8 A.M. To 6 P.M.
  • 5 Rs. Entry Fee for Indian
  • 2 $ (U.S.D.) Entry Fee for foreigners.

  So Friends these was the brief history of Rani Ki Vav. I hope you like this article. I think you must visit this place once in your life. If you have already visited Rani Ki Vav in Patan then share your experience in the comment box. Have a nice day.

Author: Raj Thakkar

Raj Thakkar is a Blogger (By Choice) from Bhuj.He has completed his B.Tech. CE from Ganpat University.

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