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Baoli Ghaus Ali Shah


Baoli Ghaus Ali Shah

Location -: Farrukhnagar, District- Gurgaon

Situation -: Situated on Farrukhnagar-Jhajjar road, near old gate of Farrukhnagar town.

Under protection of -: Government of India

Period -: 18th Century AD

History and description -: An old baoli or step-well was built by Ghaus Ali Shah, a local chief during the reign of Mughal emperor Farrukh Siyar. Built out of stone, lime plaster and bricks, this baoli wears some resemblance with the Turkish hammam. The water tank in the centre is surrounded by a verandah with well-framed arches on all sides. There are also chambers for relaxation and recreation on the upper storeys.

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