Very old Indians used to build water temples as well as the first forms of step wells and reservoirs. To be found just right in the heart of central Delhi takes by surprise if out on the streets for a walk. On Hailey Road near Connaught Place Agrasen ki Baoli is just a small walk from Jantar Mantar. Agrasen ki Baoli (Agrasen’s Baoli) is among a small number of its kind in Delhi, consisting of 104 steps made of red stone. This Baoli was originally constructed on the orders of Maharaja Agrasen, in the Mahabharat era, and most probably during the Tughlaq period, in the 14th century reconstructed by the Agrawal community. Now it’s a protected monument by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI), and has a mammoth board representing its national importance. This monument has an immense historical significance all wrapped in astonishment and mystery, but yet the ticket-less entry fees attracts only a small number of visitors. It as haunted is the story that heard from locals.

Agrasen ki Baoli Haunted

Agrasen ki Baoli is also identified to be a haunted place. Visitors have felt something odd about the place. The well has dried out but that now added to the haunting legends, while going deeper the sounds totally vanish and the only thing can hear is the echo of our footsteps. Some people even assert that the Baoli is a residence of devils. This Baoli has turned into the house for thousands of bats and pigeons. Before the place lost its shine, the Boali was filled with black water which would call out to people strangely and ask them to scarify their lives. This might be the vernacular behind the strangeness felt inside the vicinity of this Baoli. Someone jump to his death, this is what he had to say “He was fine and then we saw him standing there. The water is believed to have had mesmerized people and drove them to death.

General Details

Opening Time: From Sunrise to sunset (9 AM-5 PM) Charges: No entrance fee is charged for the visit or photography.

Location Details

Agrasen ki Baoli is located on Hailey Rd, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01. Area of Delhi: Central Delhi Distance from Airport – 21.5 Kms. (approx) Adjacent Metro station – Barakhamba , Connaught Place, Rajiv Chowk. Adjacent Railway Station – New Delhi Railway Station Nearby Magnetisms India Gate, Jantar Mantar, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Bangla Sahib, Cottage Emporiums. Also there are countless eating locations choosing from Nizam’s Kebabs to Parikrama Revolving restaurant.