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Patwon Ki Haveli, Jaisalmer

Patwon Ki Haveli, Jaisalmer
Patwon Ki Haveli in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India is a cluster of five havelis (The gorgeous mansions of Jaisalmer's wealthy merchants are known as 'havelis') in Jaisalmer of Rajasthan. The Patwon-ki- Haveli was built during the period between the year of 1800 and 1860 by five brothers of Jain religion.The members of one family built this place of tourist interest in Jaisalmer of Rajasthan in different periods of time. Though the time spans of the five wings differ from each other, the wings are astonishingly in perfect symmetry with each other. Originally built by Guman Chand, it is recognized as the most brazen and largest of the havelis in Jaisalmer of Rajasthan.

Patwon ki Haveli took almost 55 years to be built. he entire building is made in yellow sandstone and brown main gateway with good amount of paintings, mirror-works on the wall, delicately carved pillars, corridors and chambers; noteworthy that this effort took half a century.
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