Tucked in the Shekhawati region in the state of Rajasthan, Mandawa was established during the 18th century. During this time, a number of rich merchants constructed havelis and mansions in Mandawa. This helped Madawa become one of the planned towns of Rajasthan. Mandawa is one of those regions of Rajasthan that has retained the old charm of the state. The different structures especially the lavishly made palaces which were once the residences of the Rajput traders are the crowd pullers of Mandawa. In addition to these, the different shopping areas of this town that appeal to a number of tourists.
Main Bazaar Mandawa is crowded with numerous shops which are perfect for buying souvenirs. Shopping in Main Bazaar mainly involves purchasing a variety of art related products.
Products found at Main Bazaar
A perfect place for the art lovers, a visit to Main Bazaaar will let the tourists know about the tradition and culture of the state. The most popular products found in the shops of Main Bazaar include paintings which are crafted on papers or cloth, decorated chests, cradles, chairs, low tables, metal utensils and stools. For the women tourists, the best buy would certainly be the fabrics of tie and dye and bright colored bangles.