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About Shahi Baoli

The Shahi Baoli was built in the Mughal times to be used as a water reservoir. There is an interesting story attached to it that the reservoir has a secret treasure map and a key thrown into it. This baoli is most popular as an architectural delights as it combines Indo-Islamic designs. The structure was designed by a skillful architect of those times who went by the name Kifayat-ullah. It was commissioned by Nawab Asif-ud-daula to serve the famine stricken population in neighbouring areas. Royal guests who have visited this have explained it in their travelogues for the secret views it offers to those who stayed here. When visitors stand at the entrance of this structure, it shows a colourful reflection in the waters of the well. Although designed in ancient times, the place had 5 storeys at the time and provided hot and cold water to guests. It consists of several halls and resting rooms for the exclusive guest who plan to stay there.

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  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Entry Fee Local Tourist Adult: INR 25 Foreign Tourist Adult: INR 300
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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