Popular place for tourists in the heart of Delhi .You might have seen this place in many Bollywood movies .It is called Ugrasen ki Boali.
Ugrasen ki Boali also known as Agrasen ki Baoli was designated a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act of 1958.
It is a 60-meter long and 15-meter wide historical step well on Hailey Road,near Connaught Place, Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, India.
Although there are no known historical records to prove who built Agrasen ki Baoli, it is believed that it was originally built by the legendary king Agrasen, and the present architecture hints at it being rebuilt in the 13-14th century during the Tughlag period of Delhi Sultanate. The Baoli is open for all days of the weeks. The visiting time to the baoli is 9 AM to 5 PM.
The water inside the well of Agrasen Ki Baoli is said to hypnotise people and allure them to commit suicide. It is said that the well had black water, which mysteriously killed people. We do not know how far these stories are true, but the well is almost dry these days. There have been no reports of suicide inside this well.
Agrasen Ki Baoli is said to be one of the top haunted destinations in India. Some people have said that they have heard strange noises and witnessed apparitions. However, no one knows the truth. It is mostly visited by tourists and locals who hang out there.
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