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The Mansions of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

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Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, is renowned for its narrow lanes lined with ornate sandstone havelis (Hindi हवेली) with intricate latticed facades and carved jharokhas (balconies). Havelis are the beautifully carved medieval mansions built by royal priests and wealthy merchants (Rajputs, Thakurs, Marwaries, … Continue reading

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