The city of Mandawa founded in 18th century, lies amidst Shekhawati region
of Rajasthan, which is about 190 kms away from Jaipur. Once a naive town,
the city was inhabited by the rich and wealthy merchants of Mandawa. The
dominant merchants converted this town to massive havelis and forts for
their personal use. Adorned with beautiful wall paintings, these havelis
actually depict the art and culture of the bygone era. Apart from grandiose
havelis, this city also boasts of a majestic fort which has been converted
into a heritage hotel. You will have jovial time here, if you have a
penchant for art, as you will be thrilled to see the architectural
brilliance and artistic genius.
Quick Facts Location : Northern Rajasthan Trip Highlights : Exquisite havelis and forts Ideal time to visit : October - March Languages : Hindi, English & Rajasthani STD Code : 01592 Climate : Summer (Max - 40ºC) & Winter (Max- 25ºC)
Mandawa Air/Rail/Road Links
The nearest charter airport is Jhunjhun, which is 190
km away from Mandawa. Jaipur is the nearest airport is which is 168 km
away from Mandawa. You can reach Jaipur from cities like Delhi, Mumbai
Railway Station :
Jhunjhun is the nearest railhead from Mandawa. The
city is linked to major cities like Delhi, Bikaner and Mumbai.
Bus Station :
Road networks criss-cross the entire region of
Shekhawati. The station is linked to many cities like Delhi, Bikaner and
Attractions in Mandawa Nawalgarh
Situated 37 kms away from mandawa, this city is extremely for its grand fort
which was built in 1737. It houses many beautiful havelis like Anandi Lal
Poddar, Aath Haveli, Hem Raj Kulwal Haveli, Bhagton ki Haveli and Khedwal
It is located around 43 km south east of Mandawa. It boasts of having the
most preserved and oldest paintings in Shekhavati region.
Hotel Castle Mandawa
castle is a perfect blend of old, royal and modern architecture. Thakur
Nawal Singh, the rajput ruler of Mandawa, built the castle in 1755. The
castle is beautifully decorated with Lord Krishna paintings, exquisite
carvings and mind boggling mirror work.
This is the largest town and the district headquarters of Mandawa. The
major attractions in this city includes Khetri Mahal, Bihariji Temple, Modi
Haveli and Kaniram Narsinghdas Tiberwala Haveli.
Centres in Mandawa
It is a perfect place for those who are great lovers of art as you will get
to buy beautiful paintings, metal utensils, bangles, tie and die fabric and
decorated chests. The various markets of Mandawa are given below-
There are many options of accommodation in Mandawa. There are a number of
heritage hotels catering to the needs of people who come to explore the
splendorous city Mardawa. Enjoy the magic of these hotels and resorts with a
blend of old traditions and modern techniques.