Famous as the gateway to the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan, Mandawa is a beautiful
tourist attraction. Mandawa is studded with Havelis, where you can admire the gorgeous
murals in the magnificent havelis (large stately homes) lining the streets of Mandawa.
It is an interesting fact that the rooms of each Haveli here are not similar to any of the
other. The complex craftsmanship and the gorgeously beautiful arches found here is
nonpareil with any other place in Rajasthan. If you are planning a visit to this charming
city, then choose the best Mandawa holiday packages and get ready to explore
Best Sightseeing Places in Mandawa
Mandawa is famous for its charming havelis, which are adorned with stunning wall
paintings and murals. Some of the famous havelis that you can visit are: Hanuman
Prasad Goenka Haveli, Goenka Double Haveli, Murmuria Haveli, Jhunjhunwala Haveli,
Mohan Lal Saraf Haveli, Binsidhar Newatia Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, etc. This
means when you are in Mandawa, you must mark a visit to your Mandawa tour
Located in the middle of the town, the Mandawa castle has been converted into a
heritage hotel now. Built according to a medieval theme, the castle of Mandawa is
adorned with striking frescoes. The rooms of this palace are bejeweled with Lord
Krishna's paintings, delicate carvings and striking mirror work. The Durbar Hall of this
castle houses a large number of antiques and paintings.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Some of the other famous tourist attractions include Harlalka Well, Thakurji Temple,
Goenka Chattri, etc.
Best Time for Holidaying in Mandawa
Mandawa enjoys extreme climate conditions with hot summer and cold winters. Thus,
the mid season i.e., from 'October to March' is the best time duration to visit Mandawa.
So, plan your Mandawa trip during this period of time and enjoy sightseeing of the city.
Must Buy Things from Mandawa
People who are interested in art and paintings, Mandawa is a paradise for them. There
is a number of shopping places here which offer delightful experience. Besides its
charmingly painted havelis, beautiful paintings are this place's specialty. You can buy
your choice of miniature paintings or murals recreated by the skilled craftsmen on
cloth or paper. These paintings would surely be a perfect item for home decoration or
souvenir for your loved ones. Some of the other must buy items from Mandawa include
intricately carved wooden furniture, decorated chests, cradles, metal utensils, bangles
etc. So, enjoy the most of your Mandawa vacation by buying ethnic items of this city.
Explore Options to Reach Mandawa
Before booking Mandawa holiday package, you must be aware of the ways how you
can reach to this beautiful city of Rajasthan.
Jaipur is the closes airport (around 168 KM) from Mandawa. You can reach
Jaipur from cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Udaipur. Buses and taxis for Mandawa are
easily available from Jaipur.
The city has its own railway station named Jaisalmer railway station that lies
under the western railway zone of the Indian railways. It is very well connected with
Jodhpur and other major cities of India.
Mandawa is well connected with a network of roads with other parts of
Rajasthan and North India. You may reach Mandawa from Delhi, Jaipur and Bikaner.