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"The Open Gallery Of Rajasthan"

Shekhawati Tourism

Shekhawati is a semi-arid getaway full of open air galleries, enchanting havelis & palaces and legendary forts. This region has been recognised as the open art gallery of Rajasthan"" having the largest concentration of frescos in the world."

Shekhawati has a history similar to that of Nawalgarh where in the Marwari men went to cities like Bombay and Calcutta in search of work and the time they found success and their businesses flourished, that is exactly when these plush havelis emanated. One businessman competed with the other in showing off his wealth, this continued on and on and finally, what the business families of Shekhawati got was an affluent city to live in. The inhabitants of Shekhawati are considered brave, sacrificing and hard working people. The region provides one of the highest number of people to the Indian Army. Hence, this location makes up for a dreamscape for all those wishing to get a blast from the past.

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What is famous about Shekhawati?

Less pollution with fewer vehicles. The cleanliness and hygiene are good. Have the largest concentration of frescoes in the world.

What is not so good about Shekhawati?

Because of the Jain influence, many of the eateries avoid garlic and onion.

Who should visit Shekhawati?

Shekhawati is worth including in your itinerary if you are an art lover or someone who is into history and architecture. It is ideal for a vacation with family and for people visiting the nearby places in Rajasthan.

What is the best time to visit Shekhawati?

Shekhawati is accessible throughout the year though the climate is at the extremes here. The summers are excruciatingly hot with temperatures reaching up to 40 degrees Celcius. The winters are relatively cooler with the days having an average temperature of 26 degrees Celcius while the nights are as cool as 9 degrees Celcius. The best time to visit this place would be during the months of November to March.
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What is the local food in Shekhawati?

Shekhawati has some delicious traditional Rajasthani dishes to offer and believe us, this is one cuisine that is so deeply connected to Indian roots that it will certainly make you forget about the home cooked food that you were longing for.
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What is the best way to reach Shekhawati?

Shekhawati is well connected to the rest of India by rail and road. Regular rail and bus services ply to and fro the city of Shekhawati, buses being operated both by private and government owners, especially the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation. There is no direct flight connectivity, however, to Shekhawati Some 200 km away is the Jaipur International Airport in Jaipur, which is the nearest airport that connects Shekhawati to the rest of India.

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What are the things to do in Shekhawati?

The top things to do in Shekhawati are Sikar, Churu, Nawalgarh, Mandawa, Badalgarh Fort, Pilani. You can see all the places to visit in Shekhawati here

What are the places near Shekhawati?

The top places near to Shekhawati are Jaipur which is 102 km from Shekhawati, Nawalgarh which is located 28 km from Shekhawati, Agra which is located 287 km from Shekhawati, Sikar which is located 1 km from Shekhawati, Mandawa which is located 47 km from Shekhawati

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Devyani Chandra

3 years ago
- Do hire a guide while visiting the Havelis if you are interested in knowing in detail about the havelis.
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