Attractions to explore nearby Patwon ki Haveli/ Patwa Haveli (Kothari's Patwa Haveli) - With photos & details

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Attractions to explore nearby Patwon ki Haveli/ Patwa Haveli (Kothari's Patwa Haveli)

Patwon ki Haveli/ Patwa Haveli (Kothari's Patwa Haveli)No. 3129, Near Chura Para, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001, India

Patwon Ki Haveli is one of the most popular spots in Jaisalmer, which is not just a single building, but a combination of five different Havelis, each with a distinct quality of its own. With its unique architecture, Patwon Ki Haveli is one of the most significant Havelis in Jaisalmer and Rajasthan.

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Salam Singh Ki Haweli (Moti Mahal)0.33 KMs away from Patwon ki Haveli/ Patwa Haveli (Kothari's Patwa Haveli)

Salim Singh Ki Haveli was built in 1815 by Salim Singh, the prime minister of the kingdom when Jaisalmer was the capital. This mansion was not created with the help of cements and mortar- the stones are connected with strong iron rods. This is famous for its distinctive architecture.

Jaisalmer Fort0.46 KMs away from Patwon ki Haveli/ Patwa Haveli (Kothari's Patwa Haveli)

It is believed to be one of the very few "living forts" in the world, as nearly one-fourth of the old city's population still resides within the fort. For the better part of its 800-year history, the fort was the city of Jaisalmer. The first settlements outside the fort walls, to accommodate the growing population of Jaisalmer, are said to have come up in the 17th century.

Vyas Chhatri1.02 KMs away from Patwon ki Haveli/ Patwa Haveli (Kothari's Patwa Haveli)

Vyas Chhatri is an assemblage of golden sandstones, which stands as an edifice of Rajasthani architecture. It was built in order to honour Sage Vyasa, who compiled the 300,000 verses of the epic Mahabharata.

Gadisar Lake1.22 KMs away from Patwon ki Haveli/ Patwa Haveli (Kothari's Patwa Haveli)

An artificial lake in Jaisalmer located in the southern part of the city. Rawa Jaisal was the founder of the lake. The lake has great historical importance as it was the only water resource of Jaisalmer.