Mandawa attractions

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Murmuria Haveli

The Murmuria Haveli dates back to the 1930s. From the sandy courtyard out front, you can get a good view of the southern external wall of the adjacent double haveli (traditional, ornately decorated residence): it fe…
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Goenka Double Haveli

This Geonka-family-owned double haveli (traditional, ornately decorated residence) has two wings – the southern Vishwanath Goenka Haveli and the northern Tarkeshwar Goenka Haveli. There are monumental pictures, incl…
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Binsidhar Newatia Haveli

This 1920s haveli (traditional, ornately decorated residence) on the northern side of the Fatehpur–Jhunjhunu road houses the State Bank of India. There are fantastically entertaining paintings on the external easter…
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Chokhani Double Haveli

The grand Chokhani Double Haveli, dating from 1910, is so called because it was built in two adjoining wings for the families of two brothers. The paintings inside include floral arabesques and peacocks above the ar…
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Seth Dayaram Dedraj Goenka Haveli

Several Mandawa havelis (traditional, ornately decorated residences) belong to the wealthy Goenka family. Among them is Seth Dayaram Dedraj Goenka Haveli, which has a composite picture that shows either Indra (the m…
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Mohan Lal Saraf Haveli

This haveli (traditional, ornately decorated residence) features a depiction of a maharaja grooming his bushy moustache on the south wall. There’s fine mirror- and mosaic-work around the door to the inner courtyard,…
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Lakshminarayan Ladia Haveli

This haveli (traditional, ornately decorated residence) features a faded picture of a man enjoying a hookah, and a good procession frieze on its western wall. Other pictures include that of Rama slaying Ravana (demo…
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Jhunjhunwala Haveli

This haveli advertises its 'golden room', nan impressive gold-leaf-painted room, to the right once you have entered the first courtyard.
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Harlalka Well

The impressive Harlalka Well, marked by four pillars and its old camel ramp. It is very deep – take care!