Main Languages : Hindi, English and Rajasthani
Location :Mandawa is one on the finest of the small towns in the Shekhawati region and 152 km away from the city of Jaipur. District Jhunjhunu, North Rajasthan, 168 Km from Jaipur and 250 Km from New Delhi. Shekhawati Region of Rajasthan, India
Climate :Max 45 ºC, Min 25 ºC (summer); Max 22 ºC, Min 10 ºC (winter)
Best Time to Visit :The best time to visit Mandawa is in winters between October to March.
Prime Attractions of Mandawa
Fort of Mandwa
The Fort of Mandawa is located in the heart of Mandawa town. It was originally the home of a noble, but now is a heritage hotel that still retains it medieval theme. The rooms at this palace are adorned with paintings showing Krishna in his childhood and youth. Besides these paintings, the walls here have intricate carvings and paintings along with mesmerising mirror work. Durbar hall, a huge hall in the palace houses a lot of antiques and paintings.
Numerous ancient Havelis add to the grace of this little town. Some of these are Bhagchandika Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, Lakshminarayan Ladia Haveli, Mohanlal Saraf Haveli, and Chowkhani Haveli that should never be missed when one is on the tour of Mandawa.
Harsh Nath Temple
An acient 10th century temple situated on the Harsh nath hills.
Jeena Mata Temple
Believed to have been built a thousand years ago, the temple is the venue of colourful fair held twice in a year during Navaratras.
One of the most imposing forts in the Shekhawati region, Lachhmangarh commands's bird's eye view of the town modelled to resemble the city plan of Jaipur. Founded in the early 19 th century by Raja Lachman Singh of Sikar, the town has some lovely havelis.
Nawalgarh : Located 37 kms away from Mandawa, Nawalgarh boasts of a grand fort and a number of exquisite havelis that are sure to fascinate the senses.
This small village is at a distance of 25 kms away and is home to many beautiful havelis
Dundlod is some 30 kms away from Mandawa and boasts of many attractions like the Dundlod Fort, Satyanarayan Temple and the Jagathia Haveli.
How To Reach
By Air : aipur (167km) is the closest airport from Mandawa.
By Rail :
Jaipur offers the nearest railway station from Mandawa.
By Road :
Mandawa can be easily reached by roadways as it is well connected to all the major cities.