A sign for Ugrasen ki Baoli at Hailey Road, this baoli is also known as Agrasen ki Baoli

A sign for Ugrasen ki Baoli at Hailey Road, this baoli is also known as Agrasen ki Baoli

The entrance of Ugrasen ki Baoil is on a small road which connects Hailey Road with Hailey Lane near Connaught Place

The entrance of Ugrasen ki Baoil is on a small road which connects Hailey Road with Hailey Lane near Connaught Place

This baoli has featured in one of the Bollywood movies in 2015 and it led to it's popularity among the locals

This baoli has featured in one of the Bollywood movies in 2015 and it led to it's popularity among the locals

Baoli or bawdi is a hindi word given to a step well

Baoli or bawdi is a hindi word given to a step well

Ugrasen ki Baoli is a 60-meter long and 15-meter wide historical well

Ugrasen ki Baoli is a 60-meter long and 15-meter wide historical well

This historical monument used to be on the outskirts of the city but with the passage of time, the city grew and now it is part of New Delhi

This historical monument used to be on the outskirts of the city but with the passage of time, the city grew and now it is part of New Delhi

Ugrasen ki Baoli has been constructed by putting together uneven stone units, known as rubble masonry

Ugrasen ki Baoli has been constructed by putting together uneven stone units, known as rubble masonry

There are 108 steps which lead to the bottom of the well

There are 108 steps which lead to the bottom of the well

It is believed that this baoli was rebuilt during the late Tughlaq period

It is believed that this baoli was rebuilt during the late Tughlaq period

Nowadays, this baoli also attracts newly wed couples to get their photos taken here

Nowadays, this baoli also attracts newly wed couples to get their photos taken here

Most of them bring professional photographers to capture their happy moments

Most of them bring professional photographers to capture their happy moments

On the day of my visit, it was no exception, couples were posing for the cameras (not mine obviously)

On the day of my visit, it was no exception, couples were posing for the cameras (not mine obviously)

Reaching at the bottom of the well, when I looked up, the height of this historical well dawned upon me

Reaching at the bottom of the well, when I looked up, the height of this historical well dawned upon me

The bottom of the well was littered with all sorts of unwanted material

The bottom of the well was littered with all sorts of unwanted material

This was the deepest section of the well

This was the deepest section of the well

There is a long and deep shaft which reaches the bottom of the well, probably it was used to fetch the water

There is a long and deep shaft which reaches the bottom of the well, probably it was used to fetch the water

In the 14th century, wealthy Agrawal community rebuilt this baoli

In the 14th century, wealthy Agrawal community rebuilt this baoli

Ugrasen ki Baoli is considered one of most haunted places in India, maybe it is to do with it's architecture, the residents pigeons and bats or sheer history of this monument

Ugrasen ki Baoli is considered one of most haunted places in India, maybe it is to do with it's architecture, the residents pigeons and bats or sheer history of this monument

At the top of this boali, there is a huge tree and next to it are the ruins of a mosque

At the top of this boali, there is a huge tree and next to it are the ruins of a mosque

The mosque sits in the western corner of the baoli and it looks bit spooky too

The mosque sits in the western corner of the baoli and it looks bit spooky too

This mosque is built above four sets of pillars

This mosque is built above four sets of pillars

Even though the size of this mosque is samll but it has some fine details of decoration (most are in faint colours)

Even though the size of this mosque is samll but it has some fine details of decoration (most are in faint colours)

Most of the photos related to this mosque show the missing walls and roof, no one knows when this happened

Most of the photos related to this mosque show the missing walls and roof, no one knows when this happened

Inside the mosque, there are three mehrabs (niche) - the one in the middle was used by imam to lead the prayers

Inside the mosque, there are three mehrabs (niche) - the one in the middle was used by imam to lead the prayers

This is the main mehrab of the mosque, generally speaking, mehrabs are richly decorated maybe it was just a community mosque or history has stolen the beauty of this mosque

This is the main mehrab of the mosque, generally speaking, mehrabs are richly decorated maybe it was just a community mosque or history has stolen the beauty of this mosque

This one sits to the right of the main mehrab

This one sits to the right of the main mehrab

Stucco medallions to the left of the mehrab

Stucco medallions to the left of the mehrab