Adalaj Stepwell

Adalaj Stepwell

Stepwells are unique structures that were built during the bygone era, primarily to store water. These structures were built in the semi-arid regions, and acted as primary source of water to the villagers residing nearby. Some of these stepwells also used to act as shelters to travellers, who used to escape the scotching heat of the mid-day sun. There are many stepwells in India, starting […]

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Modhera Sun Temple

Modhera Sun Temple

Located next to River Pushpavati, the small town of Modhera is quite popular for its 1000+ year old Sun Temple. The temple was built by King Bhimdev of the Solanki Dynasty in 1026-1027 AD. The Solankis used to worship Surya or Sun God, and are believed to be Suryavanshis (descendents of Sun God). Like most temples built during this period, the architecture of Sun Temple at […]

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