Talking about the places to visit in the city of Delhi, there are many places here that are perfect for visiting. We are going to tell you about such an ancient place. The place we are going to talk about today is Agrasen ki Baoli Delhi, it is located on Haley Road at Delhi’s Famous Connaught Place. It is also known as Ugrasen’s Baoli. Made of red sandstone this Baoli is said to be from the 14th century but many people also believe that it was built during the Mahabharata period. This is also a protected archaeological site. Despite being very old, this Baoli is still in good condition.
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It is believed that it was built by Maharaj Ugrasen, who was an ancestor of the Agrawal community. People come to Agrasen ki Baoli in their free time to visit, read books, and see the beauty of this magnificent Baoli. Agrasen Ki Baoli Delhi is as attractive and beautiful as it is surrounded by controversies, besides being beautiful, it is also called a haunted place.
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History of Agrasen’s Baoli, Delhi
The beginning of the construction of this Baoli is believed to be in the era of the 14th century, but if people believe, it was built in the Mahabharata period, which was built by Agrasen, the ancestor of the Agarwal community. Due to the lack of clear evidence and written historical information, its construction is unclear.
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It is believed that during the Mahabharata period, it was built by the Maharaja and ancestor of the Agrawal community, Agrasen. After that, in the 14th century, the people of the Agrawal community reconstructed and improved it. Seeing its architecture and design architecture, it is also linked to Lodhi and Tughlaq dynasties. The rulers of the Tughlaq and Lodi dynasties got it rebuilt during their rule.
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The architecture of Agrasen ki Baoli
The Baoli is made of red sandstones, the length of the Baoli is 60 meters and the height is 15 meters. Where all other Baolis of Delhi have been made circular, whereas Agrasen’s Baoli has been made Rectangular Shape. In its architecture, the ‘whale fish-like roof, four pillars combined pillar with ‘Chaitya Aakriti’s carving, and medal ornamentation used in the arc wing give it uniqueness. There are 105 steps to reach the top water level of this Baoli. As you enter under the Baoli, the heat subsides and you feel cool. Door-like shapes have been made on the left and right sides of this Baoli. On the west side is a mosque with three entrances. It is on a solid high platform with underground corridors on the sides. The architectural style also of the stepwell matches that of the later Tughlaq and Lodi periods (13th-16th AD).
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Why was this Baoli built?
This Baoli was made for the women of that time to take baths and get relief from the heat. Here women used to bathe and spend moments of peace sitting together in the summer season and this Baoli was also used in the festival.
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It is also a haunted place
Apart from being a Tourist place, Agrasen’s Baoli is counted among the Haunted places of Delhi and the country. As much as it is peaceful and relaxing to see the place from above, it is equally dangerous and intimidating when it goes down. As you go below this Baoli, it’s scary black water, and the negative energy below pulls you towards it. It is believed that many people have seen bad souls here and many times people have claimed to see the shadow of a ghost and the soul here.
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It is not known how true all these things are and how many lies. Its truth can be known only by research. Even after being a haunted place, people come here and have fun at this place.
This Baoli is also famous for shooting films.
The beauty and beautiful environment of this Baoli are so famous that even Bollywood is not untouched by it. Bollywood movies like PK, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, etc have been shot here.
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Interesting information about Agrasen ki Baoli.
- This Baoli was built during the period of Mahabharata and it was built by Agrasen, the ancestor of the Agrawal community.
- This Baoli was made in a Rectangular shape.
- Its construction was made to get coolness in the summer season and for bathing women.
- Red sandstone was used in its construction.
- Many films have also been shot here like PK, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom.
- Agrasen’s Baoli is in Connaught Place on Delhi Haley Road.
- This is one of the most haunted places in Delhi.
- There are 105 steps in this Baoli.
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Timing of Agrasen ki Baoli
9 am–5:30 pm (All days)
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There is no ticket fee to visit Agrasen Ki Baoli. It’s totally Free for people.
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How to reach Agrasen ki Baoli?
By Air: If you want to come to Agrasen ki Baoli by air, then Indira Gandhi International Airport here is the best and it is connected to all the cities of India. Agrasen ki Baoli is 14 km away from the airport. You can easily reach here by taking a taxi from the airport.
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By Train: There are 2 famous railway stations to reach Agrasen ki Baoli by train, the first is the new Delhi railway station and the second is the Nizamuddin railway station both of these stations are from every city in India. The distance between New Delhi station and Agrasen ki Baoli is 2.8 km, whereas from Nizamuddin it is only 7.1 km.
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By Bus: If you want to come to Agrasen ki Baoli by Bus or Road, then you can come. Delhi City is well connected by road all over India.
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Nearest metro station of Agrasen ki Baoli Delhi
Barakhamba Metro Station is the nearest metro station for Agrasen ki Baoli. It’s 1KM away from Agrasen ki Baoli.
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Address and a google map of Agrasen ki Baoli Delhi
Address: J6GG+C2F, Hailey Road, KG Marg, near Diwanchand Imaging Centre, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
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Other tourist places in Delhi
If you have come to Delhi to see India Gate, then definitely see Delhi in Places.
- Red Fort
- Lotus Temple
- Akshardham Temple
- Kalka ji temple, Delhi
- Humayun Tomb
- Rashtrapati Bhavan
- Garden of Five Senses
- Qutub Minar
- Jama Masjid
- National Museum
- Connaught Place shopping
- Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Ji
- Lodhi Garden
- Jantar Mantar
- Dilli haat INA
- Shri Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir)
- National Gallery of Modern Art
- Safdarjung Tomb
- National Zoological Park
- Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary
- Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum
- ISKCON Temple Delhi-Glory Of India & Vedic Cultural Centre, New Delhi
- Deer Park
- Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir
- Waste to Wonder Theme Park
- Shree Hanuman Temple
- Adham Khan’s Tomb
- Amar Jawan Jyoti
- Sultanpur National Park
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