Mandawa Fort Tours in Rajasthan
Mandawa, in the region of Rajasthan
Thakur Nawal Singh
Durbar Hall, Havelis, Mandawa Castle
Best Time to Visit:
October to March
How to Reach :
The fort is easily approachable by local means of transport.
Travel to Mandawa for the extraordinary experience which you rae assured of during your visit to Mandawa Fort. The fort was built in 1755 by Nawal Singh, a descendant of Rao Shekha, the founder of Shekhawati. Nawal Singh was the ruler of Shekhawati. The fort is a saga of elegance and grandeur. The tourists to Mandawa will find themselves soaked in the charm of medieval times with beautifully painted murals and paintings, curved and arched doorways. The present fort is not only a tourist attraction but also a heritage Hotels of Rajasthan.
Architecture of Mandawa Fort :
the heart of the city. The architecture of the fort is a blend of Medieval European and Chinese architecture. The sprawling architecture houses a different theme in different sections. The halls of the palace are exquisitely done. The heritage of Mandawa is well preserved in the fort's architectural wonders. From the Mandawa havelis one can see the magnificent Fort of Mandawa which is a famed classic example of Rajput architecture. Interestingly no two rooms are alike in the fort.
The murals in the fort depict local legends and mythological characters with famous themes of portraits, animals, game hunting, fighting scenes and with a change set in by colonialism themes changed to English men in hunting attires, royal cars, trains, telephones, gramophones, and portraits of the haveli owners dressed flawlessly and Mandawa Forts Tour Rajasthan India.
The massive palatial apartment has a variation in theme and décor. It is heavily decorated with various wall paintings and intricately designed mirror work. It houses a number of antiques and paintings.
The city is an "Open Art Gallery" as it is dotted with luxurious mansions built by the wealthy merchants. The remarkable mansions have lavishly painted walls. Some of the famous havelis of the city are Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, Goenka Double Haveli, Murmuria Haveli, Jhunjhunwala Haveli, Mohan Lal Saraf Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, Binsidhar Newatia Haveli, Lakshminarayan Ladia Haveli and Chokhani Double Haveli.
The spectacular Mandawa Castle built in mid 18th century has now been turned into a heritage hotel. The castle offers panoramic views from its fortifications.
ITo 25 km southeast of the town is the tiny village of Mukundgarh. The place is worth visiting for the exclusive forts and havelis.
Located at a distance of 30 km to southeast of the city is town of Dundlod where the attractions for tourists are many inclusive of the Jagathia Haveli, Satyanarayan Temple and Tuganram Goenka Haveli besids the Dundlod fort and palace.
The town was founded in 1451 as a capital for Muslim nawabs. But the Rajputs of Shekhawat region took over it in the 18th century. Visitors to the place love to explore Mahavir Prasad Goenka Haveli, Gauri Shankar Haveli, Nand Lal Devra Haveli, and Harikrishnan Das Sarogi Haveli and a 17th century baoli.
Mandawa Forts Tour Rajasthan India, The place is about 37 Km only to Mandawa. Nawalgarh is popular among the tourists because of the Nawalgarh Fort and famous havelis like Anandi Lal Poddar, Aath Haveli, Hem Raj Kulwal Haveli, Bhagton Ki Haveli, and Khedwal Bhavan.