Panna Meena ka Kund, Jaipur Stepping Well

I’m going to keep this short and sweet so I can get to the good stuff. Aka pictures. We had some extra time while we were in Jaipur, India and stumbled along the Panna Meena ka Kund, an old step well in close proximity to the Amber Fort. It’s pretty hidden from the road since the top is close to being flush with the road. I loved visiting Panna Meena ka Kund because unlike one of the larger step wells in the area, such as Chand Baori (which I would also highly recommend if you’re in the area), this one is pretty desolate of tourists and is unrestricted; letting you walk all the way to the bottom with no problem. We were also told that in the summer this area is used as a local swimming hole for some kids; although just looking at the water, I wouldn’t recommend it. If you’re taking the 15 minute trip out to the fort, make sure to also make the stop by Panna Meena ka Kund.

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  • alexander54773@mail.ru

    It should be nice place for travels and you looks so cute in this place. I like visit there when i got break from my job. So i hope you must be enjoy your time in there friends….

  • wisniewski452567353@mail.ru

    Travel trips are so important for human life why not it can be given to so experience to ours where we are go out of famous fort or museum for traveling then we are lost our feelings without intuitions because of we are go to forget our truly thinking mind to this sequence. Thanks for entertainment info.

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    The photos of this place are amazing, I would like to travel there some day too. http://chile-attractions-and-services.blogspot.com/

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    I live in jaipur itself. And I can tell you that I go to this place early morning. It’s an amazing experience. I am sure you have visited galta temple (where there is a cow from whose mouth the water flows continuously) and it is known for its mischeveous monkeys as well. If any one looking for train ticket online booking can login http://pnrstatus.getprotected.in

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  • Casey C

    LOVE the patterns those steps make! Very neat!

    • http://www.fromtheretoheretheblog.com/ Jay

      Hmm, apparently I’m not the only one playing catch up today! The patterns are fantastic and how lucky to have the place to yourselves!

  • http://treasuretromp.com/ Nicole @ Treasure Tromp

    ah, this is insanely beautiful!!

  • http://www.melaniefontaine.com/ Melanie Fontaine

    Wow, this place looks absolutely unreal! I think it’s so great to see what amazing things people have created over the course of time!

  • http://echandwill.blogspot.com/ Ech & Will

    So cool! Some friends of mine have visited a step well too and I’m dying to see one for myself.

  • http://www.inspirationsparks.com/ Laura @ Inspiration.Sparks

    Wow! this is soo gorgeous!! <3

  • http://www.scatteredseashells.com/ Chantal

    Wow!

  • http://www.roundtheworldwego.com/ Round the World we go

    Beautiful Architecture.. almost mesmerizing

  • http://www.hopeengaged.blogspot.com/ Katie Cook

    WOW! that is SO amazing…such cool architecture!! love it!

  • http://www.gutenblogyall.com/ Margo

    Hmm, a ‘stepping well’ what an interesting place – I’m confused by the original purpose but love the pictures. So exotic!

  • http://inkandadventure.blogspot.tw/ Jamie | ink + adventure

    it reminds me of one of those paintings where the stairs can be going up or down depending how you look at it. I feel like these out of the way places are always the best to visit.

  • http://www.perpetuallycaroline.com/ Caroline L.

    Wowwww, this is breathtaking! And agreed on the Indiana Jones comment! :)

  • http://www.airmileadventures.com sinead purcell

    This looks like something straight out of Indiana Jones – I love it! Great photos :)

  • http://themovetoamerica.wordpress.com/ Molly @ The Move to America

    Gorgeous photos!

  • http://www.bohemianjourneys.blogspot.com/ Cheyenne

    Wow beautiful photos!
    xx

  • http://www.MyBeautifulAdventures.com/ Andi Perullo de Ledesma

    So so sooooo gorgeous!

  • http://somewhereyonder.blogspot.co.uk/ Claire (@Kurea_San)

    Wow – I love the symmetry, and surprisingly quiet. I’m gutted that I missed seeing this when I was in Jaipur a few years ago. Another reason to go back I guess :)

  • Laura

    I love it! All of your photos and stories from India are making me want to go there right now!

  • http://stylishimoto.blogspot.jp/ Anna

    This looks like such a mysterious place with all of those steps! I can’t believe there weren’t crowds of tourists!

  • http://letuswanderlust.blogspot.com/ Carly @ Let Us Wanderlust

    Gosh these pictures are amazing!! It’s looks completely unlike any other place I’ve been, or even heard about, before! I love that this particular stepping well isn’t touristy – it looks like you had the place to yourselves!

  • http://www.truecoloursblog.com Casey

    I’ve heard of this place and it looks so unique. I really want to go back to India to Jaipur now! :)

  • http://sayhellohappy.blogspot.co.uk/ Hello Happy

    That looks like an amazing place to visit. Awesome photos.

  • Pamela Baker

    Wow!! How neat!! That is awesome!