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Patan (Gujarat)

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Rani ki vav

Patan is in North Gujarat.


First founded as a fortified city in 754 AD, Patan is estimated to have been the world's tenth largest city in the beginning of the 11th century. Sacked and destroyed during the 13th century, the city was soon rebuilt, and world heritage listed stepwell was also constructed during this period.

Get in[edit]

Ahmedabad is 108km to the south, and you can get from there to Patan by train.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Rani ki Vav. A stepwell, inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. There are also other stepwells and ancient constructions in the city. Rani ki vav (Q7293002) on Wikidata Rani ki vav on Wikipedia
  • Sahastralinga Tank



  • Patola Sari. A double ikat woven sari patola sari (Q7145171) on Wikidata Patola Sari on Wikipedia





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