Best Sightseeing Places in Shekhawati
Before planning your Shekhawati vacation, be familiar with what you must visit during
The topmost attraction of Shekhawati is its fascinating havelis of Shekhawati. They
have a striking architecture, massive parapets and graceful interiors of the havelis
stand witness to the wealth and prosperity of the Marwari merchants. These Havelis are
adorned with exquisite murals and precisely latticed & carved windows. Almost every
Havelis is decorated with stunning mirror work and paintings festooned with gold or
Another place to see in Shekhawati is the town of Dundlod, which is located in the
center of the Shekhawati region. The major attractions of this town are its fort and
Havelis, which dates back to the 18th century. The famous havelis of Dundlod are
Goenka and Jagathia Havelis.
Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan:
Providing serenity and peace to its visitors the town of Jhunjhunu is another town
popular for its spectacularly painted havelis. One of the best known Haveli is the Modi
Haveli, which has some of the beautiful paintings of the Shekhawati area. Another
one is the Tibrewala Haveli that has numerous murals on it, along with colored glass
windows. Some of the other tourist attractions of Jhunjhunu include Khetri Mahal (18th
century), Mertani Baori (step-well) and Bihariji Temple.
Fatehpur was once ruled by Muslim Nawabs and the historic town in Shekhawati
has some beautiful havelis. Singhania and Devra Havelis of the town are adorned
with murals that are of Indo-western style. Some of the other Havelis are, 'Bagar'
Best Time for Holidaying in Shekhawati
The climate of Shekhawati is very dry and parched with scorching hot summers and
chilly cold winters. The rainfall is on an average pattern with rest of North Indian states.
Therefore, the best time to explore the charm of this city is from 'October to March'
when the climatic condition is pleasant for sightseeing and other tourist activities. So,
make your Shekhawati trip accordingly and enjoy its historical beauty.
Must Buy Things from Shekhawati
Popularly known as an open art gallery, Shekhawati is an excellent place for shopping
is the state of Rajasthan. This place is famous for exclusive handicrafts and also
renowned for its miniature paintings. Especially, the frescos painted on paper and cloth
is absolutely amazing. Some of the other special shopping items include some excellent
furniture, stools, carved and decorated chests, cradles, chairs, low tables, etc. Also,
buying tie-dye fabrics, textiles, brass and iron scissors, bangles and metal utensils is
quiet worthy in Shekhawati. So, don't forget to buy any or all of the items of your choice
from your next Shekhawati tour.
Explore Options to Reach Shekhawati
Before booking your Shekhawati holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to
reach this beautiful city. To know more, read on:
Jaipur airport is the closest (around 150 KM) airbase to the city of Shekhawati. Jaipur
airport is connected to metro cities like Mumbai and Delhi.
Jhunjhunu is the nearest railway station to Shekhawati. This railhead is on the Broad
Gauge line between Mumbai and Delhi and is connected to all cities in India by trains.
One can take tourist taxis to reach Shekhawati from the railway station.
There are direct buses from Delhi to Shekhawati. Buses for Shekhawati originate from
ISBT (Kashmiri Gate), Sarai Kale Khan or Dhaula Kuan in Delhi. All Shekhawati cities
(Sikar, Churu and Jhunjhunu) are well connected to other cities. Choose any of the
modes of Shekhawati travel and explore this beautiful city.