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Stepwell in Gwalior Fort (India)

Stepwells, also called bawdi or baoli, are wells or ponds in which the water can be reached by descending a set of steps.­

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May 29, 2009
Jayappa House, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India

Photos taken during a 7-week, 7000 Km motorcycle tour across parts of India (Delhi, Rajasthan, Ladakh, Kashmir, Jammu and more) in May-June 2009.­

Excellent photo. Wells of this type are rare to find.