Mandawa - At a glance
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Best Time to Travel :
October to March
Hindi, English and Rajasthani
Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Sikhism
Summer (32 o C to 45 o C) & Winter (5o C to 28 o C)
Rajasthani food and Different country foods
How to Reach :-
By AirThe nearest airport to Mandawa is Jaipur, which is 167 km away from this town. You can board a bus or hire a car from major cities like Jaipur, Delhi, Bikaner and others to reach this city of havelis.
By RoadTo reach Mandawa, roadways is regarded as the most convenient option as this city is very well-connected with all the major cities in India like Delhi, Jaipur, Bikaner and many more. At the same time, by hiring car for rental service allows you to the see all the major tourist attractions in and around Mandawa.
By RailThere is no availability of railway station in Mandawa, you have to catch a bus or hire a car from major cities like Jaipur, Delhi, Bikaner and many more to reach this city.
Mandawa is one of the very old cities that were established through dominating as well as wealthy merchants and so it is rich in massive havelis as well as magnificent murals as well as wall paintings. It is considered to be one of the admired tourist destinations of Rajasthan as it is rich in art forms as well as traditions. It is the historical town that is surrounded through Aravali range and it is one of the popular places of lovers of history. The place reflects tradition as well as culture of Rajputs. In case you are a history lover then you cannot afford to miss visiting the city of Mandawa.
Places to visit in Mandawa
There are many prime attractions of this place which comprises of:
Murmuria Haveli:A very stunning place which comprises of sandy courtyard is Murmuria haveli. This is the place from where you can have a beautiful view of southern wall that is actually adjacent to haveli.
Mohan Lal Saraf Haveli:Experience royal culture of Rajasthan through one of the destinations of Mandwa, which is Mohan Lal Saraf Haveli. At this haveli you will be able to see mirror as well as mosaics work on the doors that move towards the inner courtyard.
Goenka Double Haveli:This is also one of the worth visiting havelis of Mandawa which is a must see one. At this haveli you will find extended balconies as well as overhanging top storey and this is something that makes this haveli distinctive from others.
Madawa is rich in havelis and apart from the above mentioned ones others at this place are Mandawa fort, Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, Newtia Haveli as well as Laxmi Narayan Ladia Haveli. One of the best parts of these havelis is the ancient paintings. These are the paintings that will comprise of the images of mythological characters of India such as Indra Dev as well as Lord Shiva.
Apart from this you can also see paintings of political leaders as well as wild animals. On top of all this Madawa artisans are very well known for carved wooden furniture such as chairs, etc. People that love art as well as historical monuments will love this place.