Delhi's fascinating step-wells

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Trapped in the cool, dark waters of Delhi's step-wells (or baolis or bavdis as they are known) are the remnants of centuries of history.

Urban planner Nipesh Narayanan embarks on a step-by-step journey of discovery.

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Rajao ki Baoli at Mehrauli
Stepwells of Delhi
Rajao ki Baoli at Mehrauli
The stepwell at Firoz Shah Kotla
Stepwells of Delhi
The stepwell at Firoz Shah Kotla
The stepwell at Hindu Rao Hospital
Stepwells of Delhi
The stepwell at Hindu Rao Hospital
The baoli at Hazrat Nizamuddin
Stepwells of Delhi
The baoli at Hazrat Nizamuddin
The nearly inaccessible baoli within Red Fort
Stepwells of Delhi
The nearly inaccessible baoli within Red Fort
The stepwell in Tughlaqabad
Stepwells of Delhi
The stepwell in Tughlaqabad
Gandhak ki Baoli, with its sulphur-laden water, in Mehrauli
Stepwells of Delhi
Gandhak ki Baoli, with its sulphur-laden water, in Mehrauli

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