exotic havelis are dotted throughout the majestic abode of Rajasthan and
have been successful in maintaining a rich culture and traditions of this
state. The exquisite havelis of rajasthan are a testimony to the glorious
royal history of Rajasthan.
Nathmalji-Ki- Haveli (Jaisalmer)
Nathmalji-Ki-Haveli is an perfect example of the Muslim silavats or the
artisans, who left an excellent legacy of craftsmanship in detail and
flawless in conception. Built in late 19th century, the haveli was also used
as a prime minister's house and has a superb exterior. The left and right
wings of the monuments were carved by brothers and are very similar, but not
identical. Yellow sandstone elephants guard the building, and even the front
door is a work of art.
Patwon Ki Haveli (Jaisalmer)
This is one of the most endearing haveli of Jaisalmer with exquisite mirror
work and paintings of vibrant red and gold to adorn it. Constructed between
1800 and 1860, haveli was built by five Jain brothers who made their
fortunes by trading jewellery and fine brocades.This haveli is divided into
five apartments.The first haveli is a private museum and shop, featuring
displays of old furnishings and household items. The second and fifth
havelis are government run. They are empty but you can wander around and
soak in the atmosphere. Only the ground floor is open on the second haveli.
The third haveli is an antique shop and the fourth, a private residence, is
not open for public.
Alsisar Haveli ( Jaipur)
Alsisar Haveli is situated in the nerve center of pink city, Jaipur. It
commemorated the splendor of the old days and is a memorable regal
Rajasthani experience for the guests. Rebuilt in 1982, the Haveli
incorporates the finesse of traditional Rajput architecture and a site to
behold. Presently, Alsisar haveli is being used as the heritage hotel.
Samode Haveli (Jaipur)
Erected by Rawal Sheo Singhji, a prime minister in the Jaipur Court, Samode
haveli is located on the heart of the walled city of Jaipur. Suffused with
an atmosphere of quiet beauty, the haveli was once a royal residence. the
Haveli has now been converted into a hotel and stands today as the Reminder
of a Halcyonic past, offering moments of subtle luxury.