Baramotichi Vihir… an ancient Step Well

STEP WELLS… Usually is a concept seen only in India. Throughout India there are dozens of step well. Maharashtra has one too. Step wells are used for water retention and distribution. Baramotichi Vihir, ancient Step Well, 110 feet deep and 50 feet in diameter, octagonal in shape was constructed between 1641 AD and 1646 AD by Sahu Virubhai Bhosale. It was meant to be a water source to all the farms around and a huge Amrai Garden with its 12 moats.
Photo Journey of simple yet marvelous architecture…

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The Gate….

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