Chand Baori is a famous stepwell in the village Abhaneri near Jaipur in Indian state of Rajasthan. This step well is located opposite Harshat Mata Temple and is one of the deepest and largest step wells in India. It was built in ninth century and has 3500 narrow steps and 13 stories and is 100 feet deep.
Stepwells (also called bawdi or baoli etc) are most common in the west of India and are often of architectural significance. The wells were dig deep to to find reliable sources of underground water supply to cope with seasonal fluctuations in water availability.