Mandawa

Mandawa

  • Jhunjhunu
  • Rajasthan
  • India

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Mandawa, Jhunjhunu Overview

There is no denying the fact that the entire Shekhawati region is worth visiting and one amongst many regions that are way too beautiful is Mandawa. We won't be wrong if we say that Mandawa is an ancient and one of the oldest cities in the area, which definitely deserves to be on everyone’s holiday list. Moreover, Mandawa is well-connected by road and can easily be reached by the drive-lovers. Moreover, it is also a good option to sit back and relax along with witnessing beautiful art and scenic beauty.

 

History:

 

Mandawa is widely known for its famous fort with the name, Mandawa Fort. Located in the district of Jhunjhunu in Rajatshan, it is a quaint little town. Mandawa is brimming with paved archways and magnificent havelis and fortresses. Mandawa is famously known as the Open Art Gallery. The entire vide and aura of this place spreads the cultural and social environment of the bygone time. Courtesy to its royal rendition, Mandawa is a significant place for film shooting and other videography and photography purposes. This place is an amazing place for all the people who are fond of art and culture.

 

Popular Culture:

 

Mandawa is famous for many festivals but there are two most important and significant festivals that the region is applauded for. The festivals are the Camel Festival and the Gangaur Festival. Whule the former festival is organised in January, begins with a parade of camels from the Junagadh Fort, the latter is held in July or August. Gangaur Festival is celebrated for over 18 days and is dedicated to the Goddess, Parvati. It is the time when all the ladies of the town dress up in their traditional attires and walk in processions, carrying images of the Goddess. Holi, the Nagaur Fair, Urs Fair and the Baneshwar fair are some of the other popular fairs and festivals.

 

Best Time to Visit:

 

In winters, the temperature falls from single digit to even zero. On the other hand, in summers, the town experiences scorching heat as the temperature increases as to 50 degree Celsius and plus. Starting from October, the weather becomes pleasant and so it is considered the most tourist friendly time to visit Mandawa.

 

How to Reach:

 

For those who are travelling by air, the nearest airport from Mandawa is Jaipur that is just 168 km away. For those travelling through rail, Jhunjhunu is one of the nearest railheads to Mandawa. For those who want to drive all the way to Mandawa, then one can reach there from Jaipur Bikaner and Udaipur. A convenient network of roads connects Mandawa with the rest of the states of Rajasthan and rest of the country.

 

Nearby Attractions:

 

Below are some of the nearby places that one must visit while their stay in Mandawa. Take a look at those places right here:

Binsidhar Newatia Haveli

Murmuria Haveli

Mandawa Fort

Main Bazaar

Jhunjhunwala Haveli

Hanuman Prasad goenka Haveli

Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli

Goenka Double Haveli

Goenka Chattri

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