Fatehpur

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Fatehpur, a quaint hamlet in Shekhawati

Fatehpur, which is part of the Shekhawati region, is famous for its grand painted havelis and baodis. It was established by Fatehkhan in 1451 and ruled for 23 years up to 1474.

Nadine Le Prince Haveli

This beautiful haveli, built by the Deora family in 1802, was purchased by French artist Nadine Le Prince in 1999. Since then she has completely restored this haveli and its frescoes.

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Nadine Le Prince Haveli

Nadine is actively involved, along with other associations, in preserving and restoring Shekhawati’s unique heritage havelis.

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Side Facade, Nadine Le Prince Haveli

Recently she has started exhibiting works of French and Indian modern artists inside her haveli.

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Outer Courtyard

Nadine, is a descendant from a long line of artists dating all the way back to the 16th century.

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Inner Courtyard

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Sitting Area next to the Courtyard

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Guestroom

Jagannath Singhania Haveli

This 19th century haveli, belonging to the Singhania family, is now open to the public.

This Haveli belongs to the Singhania family who own the JK group of companies. It was used by the Singhania family as their primary residence.

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Jagannath Singhania Haveli

This haveli is known for its frescoes depicting Radha-Krishna scenes.

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Main Door

Some of the frescos depict British men with guns.

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Central Courtyard

Hanuman Prasad Nevetia Haveli

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Hanuman Prasad Nevetia Haveli

Tip : Top attractions in Shekhawati Region includes Lachhmangarh, Churi Ajitgarh, Fatehpur, Ramgarh, and Mandawa.

3 Responses to Fatehpur

  1. GeetS November 2, 2011 at 10:13 pm #

    awesome clicks

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