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Mandawa

Mandawa

Population:
23,335
Average Climate:
Summer: 28° C – 45° C
Winter: 05° C – 25° C
Best time to visit:
October to March
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About Mandawa

Mandawa is a town in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan and it is part of Shekhawati region. Mandawa is situated 190 km from Jaipur in the north and lies in the heart of Shekhawati region of Rajasthan which is well known for its forts and havelis.  The compact and busy little market town of Mandawa was settled and fortified in 18th century by the dominant merchant families of the region. The city was made athikana in the mid of 18th century by the Bhojraj Ji Kasubsub clan of Shekhawat Rajputs. Historically speaking Mandawa was once an important halt on the fabled Silk Route to China. The place has gained tremendous popularity because of its rich cultural heritage. Huge numbers of people today travel to Mandawa to see the paintings, which have earned the city the reputation of 'Open Air Art Gallery'. 

Tourist Attractions

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The Fort of Mandawas

s The major attraction of the Mandawa town is the magnificent fort Castle Mandawa, which has now been converted into a luxury hotel. The impressive fort of Mandwa was built by Rajput ruler Thakur Nawal Singh. The archway is painted with interesting forms of Lord Krishna and his cowherds. The sprawling architecture houses different themes in different wings. The Durbar Hall is a grand portion of the Fort and family portraits, arms and antique canons added to its charm. The Fort of Mandawa is on height so one can see beautiful view of Mandawa town from roof of fort.

Hanuman Prasad Goenka Havelis

Nawalgarhs

Hotel

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Castle Mandawa

Mandawa,India

Castle Mandawa, Rajasthan offers 51 rooms, each of which is adorned with magnificent period furniture. Each of these rooms depicts a particular theme of decoration and no two rooms resemble each other. The rooms come in various categories called luxury suites, royal suites, deluxe and standard rooms. The most remarkable and spec...
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The Desert Resort

Mandawa,India

Set amidst acres of natural landscape, The Desert Resort, is recreated in the style of a typical Rajasthani village. The exteriors are decorated with the traditional lime paste – “mandana” or rice flour patterns that is redone daily by local artisan women from the village – while the interiors are ornamen...