Mardin is a city in southeastern Turkey. The capital of Mardin Province, it is known for the Artuqid architecture of its old city, and for its strategic location on a rocky hill near the Tigris River that rises steeply over the flat plains.
Chand Baori is a famous stepwell situated in the village of Abhaneri near Jaipur, Rajasthan. Located opposite Harshat Mata Temple, built in century it is 100 ft deep, 13 stories high and has 3500 narrow steps. (Photo “Step Well in India” - Joe Routon)