6 Magnificient Havelis In Rajasthan For A Much-Awaited Getaway

Havelis In Rajasthan: The pandemic has taken a toll on each one of us in unique ways. But if there’s one thing that unites us all is not being able to travel. We are all collectively stuck on a prolonged vacation that we never even wanted in the first place. On top of it, scrolling through our old photographs and our overloaded news feeds with all the travel photographs of people just adds to the already brimming nostalgia, doesn’t it?

Now, what could be a better way to escape the hustle of the city and tuck yourself in the grandeur and tranquillity of Rajasthan’s magnificent Havelis? So, be ready to drown yourselves in awe by the grace of a few of the most famous Havelis in Rajasthan.

The Piramal Haveli

The Piramal Haveli - 6 Magnificient Havelis In Rajasthan For A Much-Awaited Getaway

First up in the line has to be this cute little yet stunning masterpiece of a Haveli in Baggar, Shekhawati. Built in 1928, Piramal Haveli has a spectacular Rajasthani-Italianate structure with a massive garden and two pillared courtyards painted with intricate murals of flying angels, airplanes, and gods. Touted to be an ideal base camp to explore the hidden jewels of Shekhawati, this 20th-century haveli is not only one of the very few beguiling and authentic Rajasthan Heritage Hotels but is also just a few hours drive away from Delhi.

Location – Baggar, Shekhawati, Rajasthan
Tariff – Rs 3150 onwards
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Alsisar Haveli

Alsisar Haveli - 6 Magnificient Havelis In Rajasthan For A Much-Awaited Getaway
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Located in the pink city of Rajasthan, Jaipur is enriched with tradition, culture, and exquisite forts and palaces. Grandson of Maharaja Udaikaran of Amer built Alsisar Haveli around five centuries ago. Currently owned by the ‘Kachawa’ clan of Rajputs, the Haveli is popular as an ‘island of tranquillity in a world of chaos’. This majestic haveli with antique decor, a warm massive pool, and elegant courtyards, this is a perfect place for a weekend getaway with your family or bae to escape from the deafening hustle of the city.

Location – Jaipur
Tariff: Rs 5250 onwards
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Hotel Mandawa Haveli

Hotel Mandawa Haveli - 6 Magnificient Havelis In Rajasthan For A Much-Awaited Getaway

Constructed by a Marwari Jeweller for his family, Mr. Dinesh Dhabhai owns this 18-century haveli. Earlier a small handicraft shop, Dhabhai spent 9 years to refurbish and transform it into a grand and elegant hotel with a single room. Today, the same hotel which, once, had a single room is now a full-fledged luxury hotel with twenty rooms and two rooftop tents. Touted to have frescoes painted on the walls by the 18-century traditional painters, excellent hospitality, and a rooftop bar and restaurant, this haveli is not-so-far-away from the capital city.

Location – Jhunjhunu
Tariff – Rs 5500 onwards
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Samode Haveli

Samode Haveli

Samode Haveli finds its foundation as long as 225 years ago established by the Rawals of Samode. Built 125 years ago, the haveli served as home for generations of Samode rulers. This resulted in several unique changes in the design, however, keeping the elegance and the ancient charm intact.

Planned across intimate and traditional courtyards and chowks, the Haveli is a quintessential Indo-Saracenic regal residence. The descendants who own this haveli have now converted their home into a grand luxury hotel. The haveli sits deep inside the old lanes of Jaipur with a modern, chic yet traditional and antique structure and design. Exquisite cuisine, intimate pool, and excellent hospitality make Samode Haveli just the best option to spend some quality time amidst the grandeur and reality. That is why this is one of the Havelis in Rajasthan that you must visit.

Location – Jaipur
Tariff – Rs 8500 onwards
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Kothari’s Patwa Haveli

Kothari’s Patwa Haveli

Dating back to the 18th century, the Patwa Havelis is a cluster of five Havelis in Rajasthan, Jaisalmer. It is located in a narrow lane of Jaisalmer facing the Jaisalmer Fort. Ghuman Chand Patwa, the head of the family back then built the haveli to gift each of his five sons. After the sons abandoned their hometown, the caretakers took charge of the Havelis. This is when Mr Kothari purchased the first haveli and renamed it Kothari’s Patwa Haveli.

Known as one of the finest, oldest, and the largest Havelis in Jaisalmer, Kothari’s Patwa Haveli is the epitome of legacy and grandeur. Its interiors highly inspired by Rajputi, Mughal as well as Victorian architecture. With artistic pillars, traditional jharokhas, and intricately carved walls, it is another perfect spot to spend a couple of days amidst the Rajasthani culture and untamed beauty.

Location – Jaisalmer

Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli In Rajasthan

Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli - 6 Magnificient Havelis In Rajasthan For A Much-Awaited Getaway
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Another masterpiece of the Golden City of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer, is this splendid Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli. Bult in 1855 by Maharawal Bairisal, Nathmal Ji Ki haveli became the residence of Diwan Mohata Nathmal, the former Prime Minister of Jaisalmer. This 18-century haveli was built by two brothers simultaneously. This resulted in two similar yet unidentical sides, its architecture being a fusion of both Rajput and Islamic styles. The haveli consists of two courtyards along with jharokhas and balconies. The intricate design and carvings are a testament to the poetry that the craftsmen created through stones. The haveli explicitly stands out due to the figurines carved on the stones of the walls. They contain that of cattle, flowers, etc. Even though you won’t be able to stay in this haveli, it is nonetheless an epitome of Rajasthani culture and craftsmanship.

Location – Jaisalmer

So, it’s time we pamper ourselves and immerse our souls in the regal, traditional beauty of the Havelis in Rajasthan. Pack your bags and don’t forget to carry your cameras as you will find just the right spots. You can shoot all your reels here to up your Instagram game.

Read also: 9 Astonishing Buildings of Rajasthan

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