Adalaj, a township in the Gandhinagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat. Adalaj has historical significance due to which this place is crowded by visitors. The normal population of this town is less than 10000 possibly. There is two major tourist attractions in Adalaj. One is Adalaj Stepwell,built in 1499 A.D. by Queen Rudabai. The step well or Vav, as it is called in Gujarati, is intricately carved and is several stories deep. The carvings on its walls and pillars include leaves, flowers, birds, fish, geometrical patterns, and other breathtaking ornamental designs. In the past, these step wells were frequented by travellers and caravans as stopovers along trade routes. Another one is Adalaj Trimandir, magnificent two storey structure with a discourse hall on the ground floor and temple on the first floor. The entire structure, with a centre height of 108 feet, is set with intricate carvings on pink sandstone.