Patwon ki Haveli is the second most popular destination in Jaisalmer after the Jaisalmer fort. Patwon ki Haveli is not just a building. It’s a combination of five different havelis, each havelis has the distinct quality of its own. It has a unique structure and is made of yellow sandstone. It’s the main attraction as compared to other havelis is its wonderful and unusual design.
These are some interesting things about Patwon Ki Haveli to make your next trip memorable.
Patwon Ki Haveli is a mix of five Havelis inside it’s unpredictable, and it is the biggest one of its kind in Jaisalmer.
The First Haveli, which is referred to prevalently as Kothari’s Patwa Haveli is the one that emerges most among the others.
In the year 1805, the main Haveli was developed by Guman Chand Patwa, who was a well-known adornments and brocades dealer.
Because of its brocade exchanging notoriety, Patwon Ki Haveli is otherwise called ‘Manor of Brocade Merchants’, in view of its intense exchanging attributes.
Local people recount stories about the silver and brilliant string merchants of Patwon Ki Haveli, who profited through opium sneaking at the time.
The curves and passages inside the Havelis have singular highlights that recognize them from each other, each delineating a specific style of mirror-work and compositions.
Painting work is planned extraordinarily in one of the areas of the Havelis, and jharokas, curves, galleries and passage doors additionally have mind-boggling carvings and artworks on the dividers.
Patwa’s five siblings had a different Haveli for them and their families, giving each one of them an unmistakable component.
A piece of the Havelis complex comprises of an exhibition hall that presentations antiquities, works of art, craftsmanship, and speciality of the past time, that go-ahead to delineate the rich way of life the occupants of the havelis delighted in.
All the Havelis were outlined in the traverse of 50 years, and the main Haveli is the most fantastic one which set aside a long opportunity to be raised.
Patwon Ki Haveli is generally well known for having been the second since forever Haveli worked in Rajasthan and the first in the city of Jaisalmer.
The columns and roofs have perplexing and alluring carvings done on them by specialists of the time, and the passages and entryways are loaded with scaled-down plans that design aficionados would completely appreciate.
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With more than 60 galleries from where one can see the yard of the Haveli complex and windows with divisions that permit abundant air supply have added to the ubiquity of Patwon Ki Haveli.
The design of Patwon Ki Haveli is like relatively every other working of Jaisalmer, and it mixes in with the brilliant highlights of the city extremely well.
- Jaisalmer is a hot city because it is situated in the middle of the Thar desert. To keep this in mind carry clothes according to weather is important.
- Wearing comfortable slippers, shoes are suggested to assist walkthrough in the haveli.
- Sunglasses and hats are recommended to have an enjoyable time in the haveli tour.
- For tourists guides are available and photography is allowed but at a certain fee.
Main attractions of Patwon Ki Haveli: The astonishing view of Golden Fort from the terrace
Entry fee: INR 30/person for Indians and INR 50/person for foreigners*
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm*