Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli, Jaisalmer

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Visit a building commissioned to serve as the residence of the Prime Minister of Jaisalmer, Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli, and learn about the Rajasthan history and architecture of the late 19th century. Take a guided tour of this private residence and find out details about the building and its residents. The story goes that two brothers started building different facets of the building simultaneously and thus the building came up with irregular shape. In spite of that, this haveli is considered to be the best in Jaisalmer with its grandeur. See the two statues of elephants made of yellow stone made by the brothers which guard the house. Work out when and for how long to visit Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli and other Jaisalmer attractions using our handy Jaisalmer trip planner .
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  • A local guide took us here during our stay in Jaisalmer. The guide told us a fun story of how the beautiful building was built (I won't spoil it here) and you can see the intricate craftsmanship for y...  more »
  • This haveli seems not to be maintained and its a private property you have access only to the ground floor.  more »
  • This fabulous Haveli or House of merchants of the Silk Road, of three floors that owners currently on its first floor boasts architecture typical of the Havelis of the late 17th century. Ornamented with latticework carved in white marble of the nearby mines, this Haveli, to be built one peculiar symmetry not so much ornamental models for two brothers, gurda as in their volumes, since they were intended to belong to each party to a brother. Precious frescoes with representations of animals and scenes of hunting of the wrench are preserved.
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  • This Haveli is famous for its architecture which is quite different from other havelis
  • Beautiful carvings, no parking, have to walk down the narrow streets
  • Spot the differences between the 2 adjoining havelis.
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