Bai Harir ni Vav ( Stepwell )

Bai Harir ni Vav ( Stepwell )Bai Harir ni Vav ( Stepwell )Bai Harir ni Vav ( Stepwell )

Bai Harir Sultani Stepwell is situated in the area of Asarva, A beautiful iconic step-well was built in december 1499. It was during the reign of Mahmud Shah that Bai Harir Sultani, Hazrat Bai Harir Sultani was a very religious, influential woman. She was the superintendent of the royal harem at Abul Fatah Nasredin Mahmud Shah (King Mehmood Begada). She had established this incredible heritage not from the royal treasury but from the capital deposited from her salary, locally known as Dhai Harir, The name later corrupted into Dada Hari ni vav. Creating this invaluable heritage cost 34,0000 at the time,Which currently has an estimated value of over Rs 3000 crore, Built in sandstone in indo – islamic architectural style, the Bai Harir Sultani Stepwell is five stories deep. It is octagonal (8-sided polygon) in plan at the top, built on intricately carved large number of pillars. Each floor is spacious enough to provide for people to congregate.

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