Patwaon-Ki-Haveli, Jaisalmer

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Patwaon-Ki-Haveli remains a pristine example of classical Indian townhouse. Constructed by the Patwa family in the 19th century, the structure consists of five town homes, built for each of the five Patwa sons. Weave your way around this extensive maze of luxurious rooms, looking out from the glittering balconies and admiring the intricate paintings and carvings blanketing the walls, inspired by Rajputi and Mughal architecture. Made from sandstone, the entire structure appears to glow with a golden hue, intensified in the early evening sun. Put Patwaon-Ki-Haveli and other Jaisalmer attractions into our Jaisalmer trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Very much informative and has more exhibits than the fort palace itself. Give good time for it as there are lots to see and well planned exhibits  more »
  • I have seen many who don't know or visit this master piece in Jaysalmer. This is a MUST visit place to experience what story the marvelous yellow stone can say. There are couple of interesting highlig...  more »
  • For the entrance fee of 50Rs. (March 2018) this was worth it, it's an interesting place to poke around in for a bit and has a great view from the roof. The exhibits are not super interesting, go more ...  more »
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  • The havelis are a series of buildings, residences and work places of a family of merchant traders who funded the local king, in exchange for protection of their trading caravans bringing opium, precious stones and spices from Afghanistan and beyond. The intricate stone carvings of the buildings are unique and a must see; as modern artisans probably do not have time and space to create masterpieces like these. The bustling market around with shops selling anything and everything from handicrafts to replica curios are an added attraction.
  • The Haveli seems to be very big from outside but most of the parts are restricted to visit. You will have to buy tickets and all you will do is to go up to the 2nd floor and come down. There is absolutely nothing to see from inside. So best is to see from outside and appreciate the architectural beauty.
  • This relic belonged to what we call the Aam Aadmi, who was so affluent that they funded the kings and royals. Loved the entire experience. Cleanliness is something to notch up. But very well maintained and must find a right way to attract more tourists as truly it's worth seeing and very little mention about it. One has to take an auto from a point to reach here cars are a little difficult to navigate through the narrow roads.
  • Better to visit from outside and the view of the whole city and the fort from the terrace. 1 part is of government and another private. Private part has museum inside and the ticket rate is also high as compared to government. No need to take guides. You must go to the terrace for sure. To have the magnificent view. All the best..
  • This place is very close to the main jaisalmer fort and is just 10 minutes walk from it. It is in the center of the New Town and has a lot of vendors selling varied items. This place is actually a set of 5 havelis but only one is maintains and has a entry ticket whereas another one is free for Indians is not maintained. Overall it gives you an idea how the rich merchants used to live in older times.
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