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Mandawa is a town in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan. It is part of Shekhawati region. Mandawa is located approx 190 km north of Jaipur. The City of Mandawa] was developed a thikana in the mid of 18th century by the Bhojraj Ji Kasubsub clan of Shekhawat Rajputs. About the origin of the city there have been formerly references to Mandu Jat as founder of the Mandawa town. Thakur Nawal Singh, the Rajput ruler of Nawalgarh and Mandawa, construct a fort in 1755 to protect this outpost. The township that grew around the fort soon attracted a large community of traders, who settled in Mandawa. Mandawa is famous for its fort and havelis. Its colorful and beautiful havelis attract tourist globally. The frescos include Images of Gods, Goddesses, life history of Lord Rama and Krishna, animals, profusely painted on the Havelis in this region.


Major tourist attractions of Mandawa, Rajasthan


Mandawa fort :

The Mandawa Fort is one of the beautiful forts of Mandawa in Rajasthan. Mandawa fort was built by Thakur Nawal Singh in the 18th century. The fort dominates the town with a painted arched gateway adorned with Lord Krishna and his cows. The imposing fort which stands high above gives you a panoramic view of the city. The palace's Durbar Hall houses a number of antiques and paintings.

Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli :

Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli has a painting depicting Indra Dev on an elephant and Lord Shiva on his Nandi bull. It is very beautiful Haveli in Mandawa. Its edifice is really a crowd puller as it has a well decked portico to the walls decorated with figures of royal portraits and intricately patterned artistry that is much adulated by the onlookers. However, the airy and prolifically designed rooms in the Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli are bejeweled with the royal visual renderings that exude the stateliness of the by gone epoch.

Goenka Double Haveli :

Goenka Double haveli, with two gates, has a monumental fašade of elephants and horses. The outer walls, jutting balconies, alcoves and overhanging upper storeys are replete with patterns and paintings, ranging from traditional Rajasthani women and religious motifs to Europeans wearing stylish hats and other Victorian finery.

Murmuria Haveli :

The paintings of trains, cars, George V, and Venice were executed on the walls of Murmuria haveli during the 1930s by Balu Ram, one of the last working artists of the region. In pictures - like Lord Krishna with his cows in the English courtyard and a young Nehru on a horseback, holding the national flag - Murmuria haveli uses a unique theme blending the East with the West. The haveli also features a long frieze depicting a train with a crow flying above the engine and much activity at the railway crossing.

Jhunjhunwala Haveli :

Jhunjhunwala Haveli in Mandawa is the best example of Rajasthani traditional art form. Jhunjhunwala haveli features a striking gold leaf painted room located to the right of main courtyard. This haveli has its main entrance made of imprinted wooden gate while the windows are latticed. The way the haveli is decked out makes it more scintillating and swanks of the artistry of the audacious Rajput artisans.

Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli :

Gulab Rai Ladia haveli is stuated in the south of town, where the decoration of the outer and inner walls is perhaps the finest in Shekhawati. Blue washes here and there betray twentieth-century censorship of the erotic scenes that had been commonly acceptable one hundred years earlier.

Castle Mandawa :

Castle Mandawa is the most beautiful and most visited Palace in Mandawa. Presently this palace is converted into Heritage hotel in Shekhawati region, which is a mixture of the old and the new, Medieval turreted towers, palanquin-roofed balconies, blend with modern comforts old-world rooms, family portraits, antique cannons and arms which add to the charm of this family who run the heritage property in most tradition way.


How to Reach Mandawa :

By Flight :

Nearest airport to Mandawa is Jaipur, which is 168 km from Mandawa. Jaipur airport is well connected by air to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore.

By Train :

Nearest railway station to Mandawa is Jhunjihunu railway station, which is well connected to major cities of India.

By Road :

Mandawa is well connected with roads to all other cities of Rajasthan. Rajasthan State Government Roadways ordinary and deluxe buses have stop at Mandawa.

Climate of Mandawa :

Summer season : Average maximum and minimum temperatures of Mandawa in Summer is 45║ C and 27║ C.

Winter season : Average maximum and minimum temperature of Mandawa in winter is 35║ C and 10║ C.

Monsoon season : Average rainfall of Mandawa is between 45-60 centimeters.

Best season to visit Mandawa : Between September to March.