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The Mandawa traces its lineage back to Rao Shekha who was born in 1423. Mandawa, was founded by one of his ancestors, Thakur Naval Singh, originally a remote feudal territory in the centre of the Shekhawati region. However, during the 16th and 17th centuries it became an important trading outpost for the caravan routes that stopped there from China and the Middle East…


Rajasthan as a state was only formed in 1949, when Rajputana, the name adopted by the British Crown was merged into the Dominion of India.  Previously this region was made up of nine independent kingdoms, each with their own affluent and often charismatic rulers. Each of these developed it’s own rich architectural and cultural heritage, some defined by the topography of the land…


Mandawa Haveli is the third in the group of hotels which forms the Mandawa Group of Hotels. Our other hotels are equally steeped in history:
Castle Mandawa: Castle Mandawa built in 1755 is located in Mandawa which became capitol of Shekhawati…  The Desert Resort: The Desert Resort, just one km away from the town of Mandawa was opened in 1983.

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