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Thursday, December 9, 2021

Agrasen Ki Baoli : A Historical Heritage In Delhi !

Agrasen Ki Baoli or Ugrasen Ki Baoli is the oldest heritage of Delhi, is a stepwell with the stone steps of 103. It is in Halley Road, New Delhi. This baoli is 15 meters wide and 60 meters long. This historical monument of Delhi is protected under the Ancient Monuments and Archeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 by the Archaeological Survey of India.

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The word Baoli refers to stepwell. And the word Agrasen refers to it is built by King Agrasen.

Information To Know:

  • Agrasen Ki Baoli Tickets: No entry fee or tickets is required
  • Agrasen Ki Baoli timings: 7 am to 6 pm
  • Mobile Phone are allowed & you can carry camera as well.
  • Opens all day of the week

Agrasen Ki Baoli History

So far the history of Agrasen Ki Baoli is yet to be not cleared. But it was believed that Baoli was constructed at the time of Mahabharat by Maharaja Agrasen. After that, it was rebuilt by the Aggarwal in the 14th century that traces some evidence of Maharaja Agrasen.

It was believed that it is a community place where women gathered at that time and spend some time over in Baoli. This Baoli protects women from the heat of the summer.

What To Do In Ugrasen Ki Baoli

  • Photography
  • Wedding Shoot
  • Enjoying fast food
  • Exploring the deep step stone

Ugrasen Ki Baoli Haunted Story

It was stated that the Boal is a haunted place. Because it had invited people to commit suicide into the black water of Baoli. However, this Baoli is now dry and waterless now.

There are hundreds of bats available in the Baoli. One can hear the sound of the bats by stepping down into the Baoli.

Bollywood Shoots In Baoli

In the past few years, Bollywood shows a enormous interest in the Ugrasen ki Baoli. From movie Sultan to PK, this baoli has mainly a highlights of the movie. Another fact of this baoli is whichever movie is shooted over here always get a positive response.

Also, late Shri Devi movie “Mom” also shooted at this place. Don’t be surprised, if you watch Bollywood shoot at Baoli, the next you visited at this place.

How To Reach:

Agrasen Ki Baoli Nearest Metro: Barakhamba Road Metro Station

By Bus: One can catch this baoli by Max Mueller Bhawan Bus Stand

Also, one can easily can this hotspot through the car or taxi.

Places to visit near Agrasen Ki Baoli:

  • Chandni Chowk
  • Jama Masjid
  • Red Fort
  • Cannaught Place
  • Palika Bazaar

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