Mandawa Tour Packages
Mukandgarh is a little township in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan possessing its own share of beautiful havelis. Displaying the same world renowned paintings that have made Shekhawati famous, here too one finds some of the finest paintings in the region.
Apart from the Havelis, the impressive Mukandgarh Fort is another major attraction of Mukandgarh, dominating its rustic landscape and reminding you of its glorious yesteryears. A walk through its historical alleys lets you experience the murals and frescoes depicting the tradition and heritage of this part of Rajasthan.
One of Shekhawati regions well known landmark, the majestic Mukundgarh Fort dominates the village providing an aerial view of the region. Raja Mukund Singh, a Rajput chieftain built this fort in the mid 18th century. The palatial structure has a superlative design with spacious courtyards, huge ramparts and overhanging balconies. The interiors, embellished with extraordinarily beautiful paintings are even more fascinating. The fort has managed to retain its original charm in spite of some renovations. Now converted to a heritage hotel, a stay at Mukandgarh fort is one of Mandawa’s major tourist attractions.
Apart from the fort, the beautifully painted havelis and forts are other tourist attractions in Mukundgarh. Showcasing the famous tradition of paintings for which Shekhawati is known for, the town displays some of the finest frescoes and mural in the whole region. The exquisite paintings display a variety of themes ranging from mythological belief, historical events to social satires. The latter period European style paintings are also apparent in some of the paintings.
One of Mukandgarh’s famous attractions is its shopping experience presenting a wide variety of traditional artifacts for the discerning shopper. Get the historical frescos or paintings recreated by the local artisans. Decorate your interiors or present a memorable gift to your family and friends in the form of these exquisite articles. The wooden furniture of Shekhawati and several utilities and objects d'art as well as tie-and-die fabric also figures amongst the most sought after items for shopping in Mukundgarh.