Imperial Home.Imperial Rajasthan Tourism India.
Imperial Rajasthan Tourism IndiaRajasthan Travel GuideRajasthan Tour PackagesTravel to rajasthanRajasthan HolidaysRajasthan Vacations
Recommended Tours
Wildlife Sanctuaries
Fairs and Festivals
Forts and Palaces
Heritage Hotels

Havelis of Jaisalmer

Havelis of JaisalmerThe Beautiful Mansions Constructed By Jaisalmer's Wealthy Merchants Are Known As 'Havelis' And Are A Treat For The Eyes Because Of Their Unique Frescoes.

The havelis in Jaisalmer are wonderfully built in sandstone and have carvings with intricate details. Built in lavish detail, they are a quite spectacular and attract tourists from all over the world.

The most famous havelis of Jaisalmer are listed below:

Nathmal ki Haveli, built in the late 19th century was a Prime Minister's house. Its two wings - left and right were carved in an identical manner. Yellow sandstone elephants stand majestically at its entrance. Minute attention has been paid to every detail in the haveli.

Patwon Ki Haveli is held to be the best among the havelis of Jaisalmer. Standing in a narrow lane in the heart of the city, it was built by Guman Chand Patwa and his five sons, who were renowned dealers in brocade, gold and silver embroidery and carried out trade with countries ranging from Afghanistan to China. There are five suites in the building and were designed to showcase their beauty of work.

Salim Singh ki Haveli was built about nearly 300 years ago and a part of this haveli is still being used as a residence. Owned by Salim Singh, who was a former Prime Minister of Jaisalmer, it has an arched roof with carved brackets in the form of peacocks. Lying at the eastern end of the city, tourists flock in droves to see this magnificent piece of architecture.



Travel Details (mandatory)
Your Name Your Email
Your Phone Present Country
of Residence
Arrival Date Tour Duration
No. of Person(s)    
Please mention your other travel requirements related to catering, accomodation and lifestyle needs.
It will help us to serve you better.
Your Area of Interest (optional)
Monastearies Fairs and Festivals Adventure Tribals
Buddhist Wildlife Temples Shopping
Pilgrimages Forts and Palaces Hill Stations Beaches / Backwaters

Copyright © 2019,
Recognized by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India
National Tourism Award Winner

National Tourism AwardThe Travel Agents Association Of India, TAAIThe Indian Association of Tour Operators, IATOInternational Air Transport Association, IATAGovernment of India, Ministry of TourismIndian Mountaineering Foundation, IMFAdventure Tour Operators Association of IndiaISO-SMRAMERICAN SOCIETY OF TRAVEL AGENTS (ASTA) The Travel Agents Federation of India

Powered by SOFTTIX

History of Rajasthan Culture of Rajasthan Rajasthan Handicrafts Cuisine of Rajasthan People and Religion Tribes of Rajasthan Music and Dance
Ajmer Bharatpur Bikaner Bundi Jaipur Jaisalmer Jodhpur Khimsar Kota Mandawa Mount Abu Osian Pokharan Ranakpur Udaipur Other Destinations
Palace on Wheels Adventure and Sports Fairs and Festivals Forts and Palaces Rajasthan Spas Heritage Hotels Wildlife Sanctuaries
Lake Palace Devigarh Palace Umaid Bhawan Palace Ajit Bhawan Fort Rajwada Rambagh Palace
Pushkar Fair Urs Fair Ajmer Urs at Galiyakot Sheetla Mata Fair Banganga Fair Kaila Devi Fair
Ranthambhor National Park Desert National Park Sariska National Park Ghana National Park Darrah Sanctuary Mount Abu Sanctuary
Albert Hall Museum Amber Fort Dargah Sharif Havelis of Jaisalmer Hawa Mahal Jantar Mantar