Written by : trablogger

Poetry on Rock : Adalaj Stepwell

Published on : September 25, 2014
Last Updated on July 26, 2018 by trablogger
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It was during my hitch hiking trip to Ahmedabad, I went to see this marvellous craftsmanship. A stepwell in Adalaj, Ahmedabad.

Adalaj Step well

Adalaj Step well

A stepwell is are well or ponds in which the water may be reached by descending a set of steps. They may be covered and protected and are often of architectural significance.

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There are a lot of stepwells in Gujarat, but the one in Adalaj is the famous one.

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If you want to know more about the history of Adalaj stepwell, you can read it on Wikipedia.

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I am going to show you what my eyes got attracted to. The carvings, the poems written on rocks by master craftsmen!

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Poetry on rock

This is one of my favourite part of the Stepwell. This picture is the header for my Twitter and Facebook! Even the featured picture of  first post here. Now you know this picture is special to me.

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Let the elephants march

So let the poetry begins.

Hope you enjoyed these poems. Hats off to the craftsmen. Salude to their determination, dedication, talent and skill.  

All pictures are taken by Trablogger. Please contact for approval, if you would like to use them for any purpose




Written by : trablogger
Trablogger aka Jithin is an Indian travel blogger who is obsessed with leading a travel life. When he is not traveling, photographing, writing or blogging, you can see him thinking about sustaining this travel life or helping someone to travel more.
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