Shekhavati (Mandawa)

(Also known as Mandawa )

Rajasthan | India
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Shekhavati (Mandawa) is categorised as Heritage

Haveli in Mandawa - Photo Courtesy Dhirad
Haveli in Mandawa - Photo Courtesy Dhirad
Water Mill in Mandawa - Photo Courtesy Doris Anthony
Mandawa Fort - Photo Courtesy Dhirad
Mandawa Town

Reasons to Visit
  • Mandawa is located about 25 km from Jhunjhunu situated right in the heart of Shekawati region between Jhunjhunu and Fatehpur.
  • Mandawa offers a museum at Mandawa houses a collection of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic, collection and many other interesting items.
  • Mandawa is home to some interesting painted havelies (mansions) and an imposing fort, which now houses the famous hotel in the region.
  • Mandawa is characterized by Handicraft shops and touts are clustered around the fort. There are some dilapidated mansions near the fort.
  • Mandawa is visited for its profound rural character and made even more famous by the Castle mandawa, which was one of the first heritage hotels to come up in the area.
  • Mandawa is now a known stopover on the inbound tourist circuit of Rajasthan for guests arriving in Delhi and going onwards to Bikaner.
  • Popular Destinations visited in a Rajasthan Circuit"Shekhawati (250 kms from Delhi / 200 kms frm Jaipur) is a region renowned for its authentic Rural Rajasthan character, heritage havelis and acts as a stopover on Delhi - Bikaner route. Recommended Stay - 1 night "
  • Destinations of Shekhavati area of Rajasthan"Most popular destination in Shekhavati, lies in heart of Shekhavati and visited as part of Inbound traveller itinerary of Rajasthan as a transit stopover between New Delhi and Bikaner."
  • Major Heritage Destinations of North India and Rajasthan"Mandawa lies in heart of Shekhawati region and is home to some interesting painted havelis (mansions) and an imposing fort. Mandawa is a popular heritage getaway and destination offering authentic heritage character. Typical Stay - 1 or 2 nights"
  • Ex-Delhi Heritage Getaway Destinations"Mandawa in Shekhawati (250 kms) is in heart of Shekhawati and is a renowned heritage destination offering best of Rajasthan countryside, destination resorts, heritage havelis and range of other experiences for getaway seekers."
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Holiday (7 or more)3

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Short Break

  • Jaipur - Shekhavati Break (4 Nights)


  • Complete Rajasthan with Agra and Delhi (17 Nights)
  • Jaipur - Jodhpur with Shekhavati and Khimsar (7 Nights)
  • Princely Rajasthan with The Taj (14 Nights)

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Jaipur Pickup and Drop to Shekhawati (Mandawa / Alsisar)Rs. 4712

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Destination Ideas

  • Camel Safari in Shekhawati
  • Horse Riding in Shekhawati
  • Mandawa Heritage Experience
  • Rani Sati Temple Pilgrimage
  • Shekhawati – A Heritage Getaway

Stay Ideas

  • Castle Mandawa – Heritage Castle Experience
  • Desert Resort Mandawa – An ethnic getaway
  • Udai Vilas Palace Mandawa

Festivals linked to Shekhavati (Mandawa) (Rajasthan)

  • Shekhavatii Festival

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Mandawa is renowned for its 100+ year old Frescoed Havelis. A walk around the town takes one to Sewaram Saraf Haveli, Ram Pratab Nemani Haveli, Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, Goenka Double Haveli, Murmuria Haveli, Jhunjhunwala Haveli, Mohan Lal Saraf Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, Thakurji temple and Aakharam ka Haveli. Each haveli has its character and a history. A heritage walk around the area is what guest prefer.
    Heritage Site
    Haveli or Mansion
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Ramgarh is a treasure trove of painted havelis, temples, chhatris (cenotaphs) and johras (water tanks). No visit to the town is complete without a taste of the famous Ramgarh laddoo (a sweet) available at numerous halwai shops. It is also from where one can source handicrafts and handmade wooden furniture.
    Heritage Site
    Haveli or Mansion
    300 year old Frescoed Haveli and a Museum that can be visited after paying the entry fee. Guide service is recommended for a complete understanding of the history of the mansion and the area.
    Heritage Site, Museum
    Heritage Museum, Haveli or Mansion
    The Rani Sati temple is a renowned pilgrimage for the locals and Rajasthanis all over the world. The most characteristic feature of the temple is that there is no statue or image of any female or male deity. A trident in the form of power and force is worshiped.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Tal Chhapar Sanctuary is a sanctuary located in the Churu area of Shekhawati region. It is known for black bucks and is also home to a variety of birds. The sanctuary area is mostly covered by grasses with a very few trees. It lies on the way of the passage of many migratory birds. These birds pass through this area during September. Birds commonly seen in the sanctuary are harriers, Eastern Imperial Eagle, Tawny Eagle, Short-toed Eagle, sparrow, and Little Green Bee-eaters, Black Ibis and Demoiselle Cranes, which stay there till March.
    Bird Watching

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  • Chomu ( 135 Km )

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  • Behror ( 143 Km )

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  • Neemrana ( 160 Km )

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  • Ajmer ( 235 Km )

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  • Khimsar ( 240 Km )

    Khimsar is about 90 kms North of Jodhpur enroute to Nagaur. Khimsar is home to a Grand Palace and more

  • Pushkar ( 245 Km )

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  • Noida ( 275 Km )

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  • Barli ( 300 Km )

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    Karnal lies on NH-01 (GT Road or Delhi - Ambala highway) at 125 kms from New Delhi. Karnal is a more

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  • Nimaj ( 330 Km )

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  • Mathura ( 342 Km )

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  • Bassi ( 425 Km )

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Nearest Airport in Shekhavati (Mandawa)
  • Sanganer Airport ( JAI ) , Jaipur-170 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Shekhavati (Mandawa)
  • Churu Junction Railway Station ( CUR ), Churu-56 Kms
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