ABHANERI CHAND BAORI (series of 5)
Rajasthan, India 2017
Chand Baori is a stepwell situated in the village of Abhaneri in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
Chand Baori consists of 3,500 narrow steps over 13 stories.
It extends approximately 30 m (100 ft) into the ground making it one of the deepest and largest stepwells in India.
It was built by King Chanda of the Nikumbh dynasty between AD 800 and AD 900,
and was dedicated to Hashat Mata, Goddess of Joy and Happiness upon completion.
Chand Baori has been used as a filming location for a number of films such as
Bhoomi, The Fall, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, The Dark Knight Rises and Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
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