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New Bungli Restaurant

Under billowing sails this breezy, rooftop restaurant delivers high-quality food. The veg and nonveg curries, including rich laal maas (mutton curry), creamy palak paneer (unfermented cheese chunks in a pureed spina…
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Aath Havelis

To the southwest of Bala Qila Fort is a group of six havelis (traditional, ornately decorated residences), known as the Aath Havelis, erected around 1900. Aath means 'eight', and they were so named because originall…
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Dr Ramnath A Podar Haveli Museum

Built in 1902 on the eastern side of town, and known locally as 'Podar Haveli', this is one of the region’s few buildings to have been thoroughly restored. The paintings of this haveli (traditional, ornately decorat…
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Bhagton ki Choti Haveli

Under the eaves on the external western wall of Bhagton ki Choti Haveli is a locomotive and a steamship. Above them, elephant-bodied gopis (milkmaids) dance. Adjacent to this, women dance during the Holi festival. I…
Museum in Nawalgarh

Morarka Haveli Museum

This museum has well-presented original paintings, preserved for decades behind doorways blocked with cement, plus there is ongoing restoration. The inner courtyard hosts some gorgeous Ramayana scenes; look out for …
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Chhauchharia Haveli

A short distance south of Bala Qila Fort are a number of interesting buildings, including the Chhauchharia Haveli, behind Jangit Hospital, with paintings dating from the last decade of the 19th century. These includ…
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Bala Qila Fort

The fort of Bala Qila was founded in 1737, but today its modern additions largely obscure the original building, and it houses a fruit-and-vegetable market and a bank.
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Khedwal Bhavan

The still-inhabited Khedwal Bhavan features beautiful mirrorwork above the entrance to the inner courtyard, and fine blue tilework. A locomotive is depicted above the archway, and a frieze along the northern wall sh…
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Hem Raj Kulwal Haveli

This haveli (traditional, ornately decorated residence) is empty and locked, but the key is kept at the Koolwal Kothi hotel opposite and you may be allowed entry for the customary baksheesh (₹50 to ₹100). Above the …
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Hira Lal Sarawgi Haveli

To the southwest of Bala Qila Fort, this haveli (traditional, ornately decorated residence) is famous for its different representations of cars. Other entertaining pictures on its external walls include an English c…