- Admired for their astonishing intricate and often symmetric designs as well as their significance in Hindi culture as a sacred place for water collection, bathing and meditation, the earliest step-wells date back to around 550 AD.
- During medieval times, over 3,000 were built in the northern states of India. Today, however, many these ancient relics have been largely forgotten, and now languish in a state of decay. We were inspired by the documentation of Chicago-based adventure journalist, Victoria Lautman, to pay tribute to 10 step-wells that caught our eye.
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