The City of Havelis - Mandawa
Jhunjhunu is one of the districts of Rajasthan in India. The town of Mandawa, with sand all around, is a city that is present in the Jhunjhunu district. It is a known fact that ancient caravans en route from China and the Middle East stopped here during traversing for trade. The successful trading en route Mandawa elated the rich merchants to the extent that they happily built eloquent Havelis here. Mandawa is thus known as the city of Havelis as it has a good number of magnificent Havelis like Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, Sewaram Saraf Haveli and other elegant Havelis. The architecture of these Havelis is an attraction for the people that visit Mandawa. The town with its magnificent Havelis and their architecture gives one a strange but happy feeling that one is in an ancient town so unique. Summers are very hot with temperatures reaching around43°C making the weather hot. Winters are the perfect time when visitors can explore places at Mandawa as the weather is pleasant having a maximum temperature of about 20°C. Mandawa is part of the Shekhawati region. Mandawa is known to be an Open Air Art Gallery because the town is spread over with so many Havelis.
What is Mandawa famous for?
Mandawa is known for the fort and Havelis that it holds. Visitors visiting can find a number of magnificent Havelis to admire. Some of the most famous Havelis are Murmuria Haveli which is known for its painting of a number of leaders of the ancient era. Then there is Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, it is known for its pretty carvings. The other Haveli which is famous among the visitors is the Bansidhar Newatia Haveli that displays the paintings of Royal families of Rajasthanlived here. There are a number of places that captivate the visitor's imagination. Tourists coming to this beautiful place can enjoy liberally the famous cuisines of Rajasthan such as Rajasthan Thali, Moong ka Halwa, Ghevar, and especially Dal Baati Choorma.
Where to Stay in Mandawa
There are many budget hotels to stay in-
Hotel Shahi Palace, Hotel Shekhawati, Desert Nights, OYO 46031 Singhasan Haveli, Hotel Royal Rest, Mahansar Fort Heritage Hotel, Hotel Jamuna Resort, Hotel Shakti Palace, Mandawa Kothi, Hotel Chobdar Haveli.
Where to Eat in Mandawa
There are a number of restaurants where one can find mouth-watering dishes-
Mandawa Kothi Restaurant, Mandawa Pavilion Restaurant, Monica Rooftop Restaurant, Mona Lisa Roof Top Restaurant, ShekhawatiRestaurant, Paawana Restaurant, Restaurant Mandawa Junction Palace, Jiman- The Restaurant, Nana Restaurant, Gwala Rooftop Restaurant, Bungli Restaurant.