Category Nawalgarh Travels

Nawalgarh city

Nawalgarh CityImagine a place so steeped in art and culture that it’s known as the world’s largest open air art gallery! That’s Shekhawati, a province tucked away in the vast semi-desert countryside of Rajasthan, about 125 kms from Jaipur.   The city of Nawalgarh was founded by Nawalsingh, the fourth of the five brothers in […]

Koolwal Kothi-Hemrajji Kothi

  The “Koolwal Kothi” is a huge Heritage bungalow which belonged to my ancestors. It stands opposite our Haveli, which is older of the two. This has been now restored and converted to a lovely Hotel with the Welcome-Heritage Group. It would be the only place to have a comfortable stay when in Nawalgarh. In fact, this could be […]

Hemrajji Haveli

The Hemrajji Haveli, also known as Koolwal Haveli is located across the narrow road right opposite the Koolwal Kothi, or Hemrajji Kothi. It is older of the two,where our ancestors started their life as merchants. They moved between Bombay and Nawalgarh, as this town has no work opportunities. Till 1960 this place was maintained, as my ancestors lived here at […]