Have you ever thought about time travel through architecture? Enter Shekhawati, a place where the walls themselves tell tales of the past. Let's take a virtual trip through this historical marvel, discovering shekhawati havelis, art from centuries ago, temples telling tales of religion and much more
Churu: The Colourful Canvas
Sikar: Buzzing Markets and Havelis
Next stop, Sikar. Walk the lively lanes and visit the Ram Chokhani Haveli, Bansidhar Rathi Haveli and Mirijamal Kyala Haveli – architectural stunners with detailed carvings. Dive into the local culture with folk dance or explore the vibrant bazaars. In the Shekhawati region, tourism is considered an important part of the economy, so don't forget to get your hands on some souvenirs, which will support local artists and give you a memory for life.
Mandawa: Living Art Museum
Mandawa is a living museum where every haveli is a masterpiece. Check out the mythological scenes in the frescos of Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, depicting the tales of Ramayana. In Shekhawati, tourist places are abundant, but this one is sure to give you goosebumps. You will feel lost in the maze-like lanes, uncovering hidden gems and soaking in the magnificent art.
Nawalgarh: Art Haven
Art lovers, Nawalgarh is your haven. Podar Haveli, where paintings and artefacts from the Mughal Era are preserved and the Chokhani Haveli are a visual treat. The Aath Haveli complex is a unique blend of eight havelis around a central courtyard.
Fatehpur: Historical Charm
Discover Fatehpur, the cultural capital of Shekhawati, drenched in history and cultural vibes. The fort gives you panoramic views of the surrounding beauty. Immerse yourself in the intricate architecture and check out the Fatehpur Museum, a treasure trove of artefacts. Dwarkadheesh Mandir and Fatehchandka Haveli are must-visits.
After a day of exploring Shekhawati's marvels, relax in elegance at Neemrana's The Piramal Haveli - 20th Century, Shekhavati. This stunning heritage resort combines history, luxury and modern comforts. Picture yourself unwinding in a room adorned with hand-painted murals, soaking in the atmosphere of days gone by. Enjoy delicious meals crafted from fresh, local ingredients, savouring the tastes of Rajasthan. Renew yourself with a traditional spa experience.
Keep in mind that Shekhawati is more than a typical tourist spot; it's a journey through history and a celebration of art and culture, all of them in our beautiful country, serving as testimonials to our diversity. If you consider extending your trip, there's more to explore in Rajasthan. To know more, read our blog, Rajasthan itinerary for 7 days.