Monuments from Gujarat, India

This post is mostly a photographic presentation of monuments from Gujarat, India.

Adalaj is a census town in Gandhinagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Stepwell

The Adalaj Stepwell is a popular tourist attraction of the city and is situated 18 kilometres (11 mi) away from Ghandhinagar. The well was built in 1499 A.D. by Queen Rudabai. The step well or Vav, as it is called in Gujarati, is intricately carved and is several stories deep. The carvings on its walls and pillars include leaves, flowers, birds, fish, geometrical patterns, and other breathtaking ornamental designs.

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(Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adalaj)

Patan was a capital of Gujarat in medieval times. It is the administrative seat of Patan District in the Indian state of Gujarat and administered by municipality. The city contains many Hindu and Jain temples.

(Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patan,_Gujarat)

Panchasara Parshvanath Jain Derasar

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Sahastralinga Talav

Sahasralinga Tank or Sahasralinga Talav is a medieval artificial water tank in Patan, Gujarat, India. It was commissioned during Chaulukya (Solanki) rule, but now it is empty and in a ruined state.

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(Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sahastralinga_Tank)

(Important Note: ALL photographs of this article added to the sourced texts by NovoScriptorium after kind courtesy of our friend Ben Lee – ALL photographs originally taken by Ben Lee)

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