A 275 years old palatial haveli located in the heart of the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan exhibits the affluence and lavishness of the bygone era through its massive structure, exotic furnishing, and beautiful wall paintings.
The Harlalka Baoli & Harlalka Chattri, a major tourist attraction of Mandawa were built by Harlalka family near their palatial mansion. An era where all the houses had a similar design & followed Vastu Shastra. A haveli which has 3 temples in its neighborhood and roads on 3 sides is bejeweled in art and would remarkably impress you with its fresco paintings and Arahish work (a mixture of limestone and milk products, which were mixed for months before being applied on the walls and floors of these mansions).
The architecture of the Haveli will give you an essence of royalty with an age-old grandeur and opulence of this town. Some old traditions and the lives of people living in the villages can be experienced during your stay at The Messenger-Harlalka Haveli by WelcomHeritage.
Haveli Cafe: This is an open air Restaurant at the main entrance of the Haveli with 16 Covers. With an impeccable service the restaurant offers Indian delicacies with regionalRajasthani choice of Food and Beverage, also it’s connect with the fully air conditioned private dining with 10 Covers.
Barahdari: Barahdari is Pool Side and Garden view restaurant where you can have an experience of royal village life. The restaurant with 24 covers serves special Menu as well as the A la carte Menu.
Local Museum: The local museum in Mandawa, houses a collection of royal armouries, costumes of ancestors, canons from the 18th century, ancient coins and collectables, historic painting collections and various other interesting artefacts. A visit to the museum is a must for all the history buffs and for anyone who wants to experience the cultural heritage of the old Mandawa City. Museum is at a distance of 10 minutes from the Haveli.
Haveli’s Abode: The abundant number of Haveli’s in the Shekhawati region, portray rich culture and fortune of the Rajputs in the early 17th century. Most Havelis were daunted by the merchants of the golden Rajput era. They brought people closer with a host of various activities like weddings, religious ceremonies, and festivities. Experience the rich culture of the Rajputs through the paintings when you visit the various Havelis in Mandawa. Majorly all Havelis are 15 minutes away from the Harlalka-Haveli.
Local Main Bazaar: Mandawa is filled with beautiful art and paintings. Inspired by the haveli art from the 18th and 19th century, the local bazaar is filled with artisans who display their paintings for sale. Other valuable things to shop at Mandawa include carved wooden furniture, dye fabrics, glassware and jewellery, and much more. Local Bazaar is 05 minutes away from the Haveli.
HarchandreshwarMahadevTemple:It is the only single amidst the surrounding ruins that survived the onslaught of Aurangzeb and his army. Once known as Rajyapura and Paranagar in the ancient and medieval times, it has now been named after Shiva or Neelkantha.HarchandreshwarMahadev Temple is 05 minutes away from the Haveli.
KhatuShyamjiji (Krishna Temple) –Home to a famous temple of Khatushyam, Khatushyamji or Khatu is a village of religious importance in the Sikar district of Rajasthan in India. It is one of the most sacred temples at a distance of 105 Kms from Mandawa.
Shakambhari Mata Temple - In Hinduism, Shakambhari is an incarnation of Goddess Parvati. She is the divine mother, called "The Bearer of the Greens". It is said that in times of famine, the Goddess Parvati comes down as Shakambhari and gives vegan food to the hungry. Shakambhari Devi is a wonderful form of Mother AdishaktiMaaParvati. And the temple is at a distance of 75 Kms from the hotel.
Lohargal – Lohargal is located at a distance of about 10 kms from Udaipurwati town, situated in the valley of the Andalawal Mountain, 55 kilometers away from the hotel. Lohargal is a termination point of the Aravalis hills and is situated within close proximity of Sikar, Nawalgarh, and Jhunjhunu.
Rani Sati Mata Temple – The temple which is 30 kmsfrom the hotel, is the largest temple in India devoted to Rani Sati, a Rajasthani lady who committed sati (self-immolation) on her husband's death. Various temples in Rajasthan and elsewhere are devoted to her worship and to commemorate her act.