Thimithi – The Fire-Walking Festival of Tamil Nadu!

Manak Chowk and Havelis, Jaisalmer


Manak Chowk and Havelis are prominent tourist attractions located outside the Jaisalmer Fort. These havelis are decorated with beautiful art and craft works. Among all these havelis, Patwon-ki-Haveli, Salim Singh-ki-Haveli and Nathmalji-ki-Haveli are the most famous monuments.

The whole area is also a market place and is known as 'Sadar Mandi'. It is a renowned grain market which used to be flocked by traders from Iraq, Egypt, Persia and Arabia once upon a time. The Manak Chowk, located in the market area, is a popular shopping zone to buy decorative leather works, traditional silver jewellery, craft works and ancient artefacts. This is a rare market place where tourists can see for themselves the process of making of creative craft works by the local artisans.


Share this on your social network
Tell us what do you think of Manak Chowk and Havelis

Travel Talk

Please Wait while comments are loading...