Among the largest and the most elaborately carved havelis in Jaisalmer, this five-storey structure sits proudly in a narrow street. While the haveli has lost some of its early glory, a few paintings and mirror work art can still be seen on the inside walls.
Located in the center of the city, it is truly an outstanding piece of architecture. Built in red sandstone in the period between 1800 and 1860 AD, it is well known for its beautiful latticework on its porticos made of stone and wood. There is a stunning apartment in it, which is flawlessly painted with beautiful murals. Patwon Ki haveli is renowned for its ornate wall paintings, intricate yellow sandstone-carved jharokhas or balconies, gateways and doorways. Although the building itself is made from yellow sandstone, the main gateway is brown. It is a beautiful Haveli known for its elaborate latticed havelis with facade five-storey building.
Patwon ki Haveli Location
The Patwon ki haveli is located in the heart of the Jaisalmer city near Patwa Complex. It is just 2.5 kms and takes about 5 mins from the Jaisalmer railway station. One can hire a ricksaw, car or tempo from railway station to reach the artistic destination.