Haveli played a great cultural reform for all the towns in Shekhawati it was a exhibition of wealth by the local merchants who would travel far to big cities for business and on return built and ornate there homes with real gold and silver paint to show there success. Each town in Shekhawati has its own famous havelis popularly known by the merchants surname. These are few of the havelis chosen by us in Nawalgarh.
Baghato Ki Haveli
Stepwell had a great significance in the olden times specially in the desert regions of Rajasthan and Gujarat. A stepwell ensured the availability of water during periods of drought. They had social, religious and cultural significance, these large wells or ponds date back to 11th to 16th century. The stepwell plays a major role in the architectural significance of the area there by exhibiting the use of technique and ease for mass in general. This stepwell is located in the town of Fatehpur 50 kms from Nawalgarh. Drive followed by tea while watching the sunset, enhances the beauty of the area.
The most promising buildings in the town are those of the temples apart from there religious significance these just not symbolise faith but also depict art and culture in its full form. Usually located in the centre of the town easily accessible while walking around the town market
Built in 1737 A.D by the founder of Nawalgarh Thakur Nawal Singh the warrior statesman whose renown is enshrined in history and folklore. This temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna the care taker of all forms in this world according to the Hindu mythology.
Built in 1773 A.D by Thankur Nawal Singh
The best way to take this tour is by visiting both the locations together, where by enjoying the grand castle and forts of the area. These have specifically been chosen for there serene and quite location with a combination of simplicity and grandeur and the welcoming nature of the family running it.
The Dundlod fort is 7 kms away from Nawalgarh town
Naryan Niwas Castle, Mahensar
The castle is situated in the town of Mahensar which is 70 kms from Nawalgarh. The total population of the town is 10,000 people. Fantastic drive to this secluded town and family run property where each guest is welcomed by the family living there.
The drive to Mahensar is very picturesque, surrounded by dunes as far as the eyes take. The town is also famous for its one of its kind Haveli, painted with real gold and silver colour, narration of the most famous epic “Ramayan" described with colours and pictures showcases the fine art of the region.