Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Agresan Ki Baoli
“Ugresan Ki Baoli” or popularly known as “Agresan ki Baoli” is a protected monument under Archaeological Survey of India. Situated in New Delhi, Hailey Road near Connaught Place is a historical step well which is 60 – metres long and 15 - metres wide.
It is said that there is no one historical records to prove who built this well; however, it is believed that it was built by the legendary king Agresan during the Mahabharat epic era. It was later rebuilt in the 14th Century by the Agrawal community which traces its origin to Maharaja Agrasen.
Baoli meaning well, has 103 steps with a series of carved chambers and passages. It has unique structures which consist of three levels. Each of the level is lined with arched niches on both sides.
The walls are symmetrical and earlier it was a well where the king / queen come to take bath. In the ancient time, people used it as a well to reserve water and now, the water has dried up.
However, now it has been open for local people and it is generally crowded. And is a perfect spot for spending time with friends and get clicked.
One thing is sure, even if you go alone; you won’t feel lonely here, as it is a home to a lot of people pigeons and bats.
If you plan to visit New Delhi, India make sure to give this place a shot. If you require visa you can get in touch with us by visiting our website www.indianvisasonline.org.in/