The Havelis located in Mandawa, Nawalgarh, Churu and Dundlod located in Shekhawati region are known for their opulent Havelis and fresco paintings. Take a visual tour of the area fondly called as Open Art Gallery of India as we walk you through some of the locations we explored in Shekhawati.
Osian, also spelled as Osiyan located in the fringes of Thar Desert is a little hamlet known for its temples and golden sand dunes. It has about 20 temples dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu, and Mahaveera- most of which are in ruins except for the Sachiya Mata temple and the Jain temple of Mahavira temple. The temples of Osian mostly date between the 8th and 11th Century. Osian is the nearest location to Jodhpur where one can experince sand dunes and desert safari.
Nestled amidst the lush green forest and surrounded by the mighty hills of Aravallis, the Kumbhalgarh Fort is the second most important fort after Chittorgarh in the state of Rajasthan in India. It is also the 2nd largest fort in Rajasthan after the Chittorgarh fort. This UNESCO world Heritage Site has secured a place for itself in many record books because of its massive wall often referred to as The Great Wall of India. Read on to know some very interesting facts about this beautiful citadel.
How often would you get to stay like royalty in a centuries-old castle? How about spending a night in a museum filled with interesting artifacts from the erstwhile Royalty? Or how would you fancy being part of a reality show where you are left unattended on a huge maze-like mansion with many tunnels and passages- left all by yourself to find a hidden treasure? Doesn’t it sound intriguing? well, That is how we would describe our stay at the Ghanerao Royal Castle in Rajasthan sans the reality show and the hidden treasure.
Menal with its magnificent water falls, deep gorges, dense forest, and ancient temples is a testimony to a beautiful symphony of architecture with nature.
Read our first-hand review about Hotel Bundi Haveli, a heritage property which has been modified into a beautiful Boutique Hotel in Bundi.
The picturesque town of Bundi is one among the least explored jewels of the state of Rajasthan. The quaint town sits on a narrow gorge in the Aravalli ranges of South-eastern Rajasthan encircled by walled fortification with four gateways. Bundi is known for its ornate fort, step wells, the palace with faded cupolas and loggias, and beautiful lakes. Here is a detailed post to help you plan your trip to Bundi.
Who wouldn’t want to buy souvenirs to take home fond memories from any destination one visits? However, choosing souvenirs could be overwhelming when one visits a destination like Rajasthan which is known for its rich cultural, traditions, food and artisan crafts. Here is a complete guide to help you choose the souvenirs on your trip to Rajasthan.