Adalaj Offbeat Attraction in Gandhinagar - Video Reviews, Photos, History | HolidayIQ

Adalaj Overview

Ranked 3 of 15 sightseeing in Gandhinagar

Adalaj ni Vav is the famous Step Well, which is situated at around 18 km from the main city of Gandhinagar. This well is located in the Adalaj Village and is popular among tourists for its intricate carvings. Constructed by Queen Rudabai in 1499, it was one of the main stopping points for travellers and caravans passing through this trade route.

This is a four level well which features carvings of animals, flowers and Hindu Gods and Goddesses. Direct buses and taxis are available from Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad to travel to this place.

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Adalaj village is famous due renowned step well

Adalaj village is famous due renowned step well  Video Review


Rizwanuddin Rafiq
5th Feb 19

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Kvs Shah

Kvs Shah4.6/5

40 reviews

A famous step well

This stepwell is famous for its architecture. Its one of the best stepwell which is well maintained. In Ahmedabad three step well is famous and nearby to Adalaj. A famous photographic place also.

Anand Patel

Anand Patel3.6/5

8 reviews

Good place to visit

Adalaj step well. It's made by Mohammad Degado around 1499 and a place for one time visit. You reach this place easily from Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. There is allowed everything like Mobile, camera, etc and there are two good restaurants nearby. So you can go and click some photos and enjoy. Thank you.

Abdul basit Malik

Abdul basit Malik4.3/5

12 reviews

Worth a visit

Adalaj comes on the way to Gandhinagar from Ahmedabad. It's a pretty small historical step well next to a nice garden. The detail of architecture is awe striking. As you step lower and lower, it gets a little cooler due to the water base in the end. It's a wonder how people in the past could design such intricate buildings. Worth a visit.
  • Worth a visit
  • Worth a visit

Dhaval Patel

Dhaval Patel5.0/5

1 review

Awesome place

That was awesome place. Everyone can go for enjoying this beautiful place. Full day enjoyment in this place. Awesome atmosphere.

Neha Nanda

Neha Nanda3.6/5

2 reviews

Old and traditional architecture to cherish!

Please be ready to encounter the loud echos of your voice in this beautiful and antique stepwell where you would find traditional architecture in every part of this well. There's a garden where you can sit and relax.

Ratul Mukherjee

Ratul Mukherjee3.9/5

40 reviews

Experience the historical architecture

Adalaj is one of the destination in Gandhinagar to visit. Here you can see the historical architecture. A well is situated inside the premises. In ancient time this well is used to give punishment to the guilty people.
  • Experience the historical architecture
  • Experience the historical architecture
  • Experience the historical architecture
  • Experience the historical architecture

Mayur Patel

Mayur Patel5.0/5

1 review

Great Place

This is good place for visit! I think everyone should visit this place atleast for once. This is good place to visit, everyone should go atleast once. I really enjoyed a lot by visiting this historical place.

Nakum Prashant

Nakum Prashant4.3/5

14 reviews

Beautiful for photo-shoot

It's 15-20kms from Ahmedabad on Mehsana highway, Adalaj stepwell is 5 floor deep from ground. It's very beautiful for photoshoot and person who loves historical place, it's definitely best choice for them.
  • Beautiful for photo-shoot
  • Beautiful for photo-shoot
  • Beautiful for photo-shoot

Kashyap Upadhyay

Kashyap Upadhyay5.0/5

20 reviews

Historical place

Adalaj step well is a historical place, a very old steps with seven floor. Each floor are different and look amazing, they are near to garden so kids can play there.

Shreeraj Patel

Shreeraj Patel2.9/5

13 reviews

Average place

Adalaj step well is average place to visit, if you are looking for any historic place around Ahmedabad and peaceful place then its the place for you, there is a garden beside it and the main good thing about is this its quite near to S. G. Highway.

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Adalaj, Gandhinagar

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Adalaj, Gandhinagar
Adalaj, Gandhinagar

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Adalaj, Gandhinagar

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