Mandawa is capital of the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. Shekhawati is a semi-arid region located in the northeast part of Rajasthan, India. It encompasses the administrative districts of Churu, Jhunjhunu and Sikar. Inhabitants of Shekhawati are brave, sacrificing and hard working people. The region provides highest number of persons to the Indian Army. The Shekhawati region has produced large number of Marwaris who are controlling the economy of India. The region is popularly known as Scotland of India.

Getting there

  • Location:

    Situated in North Rajasthan. (190 kms from Jaipur)
  • Population:

    20,717
  • Roadways :

    RTDC (Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation) buses connects Mandawa to major cities like Delhi, Agra and within Rajasthan.

Travel Informations

  • Altitude:

    316 mts.
  • Best time to visit :

    October to March
  • Languages Spoken :

    Rajasthani, Hindi
  • Major attractions :

    Forts and Havelis

Places to visit

Mandawa castle

Mandawa castle, which was once said to be an important halt in the silk route but now it has paintings on folk and social themes with the European themes finding a clear cut reflection in the various murals and frescoes in the castle, located in Rajasthan, North India.

Havelies and colourful fresco art

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Mandawa is world famous for its heritage Havelies and colourful fresco art. Thousands of tourist came here to see The open art gallery of Rajasthan & lovely Havlies. The proud of Shekhawati is the Madawa Castle, which was once said to be an important halt in the silk route but now it has paintings on folk and social themes with the European themes finding a clear cut reflection in the various murals and frescoes. Now Castle Mandawa is converted in a beautiful heritage hotel, so you that can experience the old Rajasthani Haveli charm, by paying a handsome amount. The place is also very famous for horse riding, there so many good treks, the available horse breed is the Marwari horse, the best horses in India.

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