- Alsisar Mahal
The battle hardened Alsisar Mahal is the most recent addition to Alsisar Group of Hotels which has now become an ideal base to explore not only the old historic capital of Jhunjhunu but also the whole painted region of Shekhawati. This majestic palace is situated in village Alsisar which is 23 Km’s from district head quarter ‘Jhuhjhunu’ in Rajasthan. The regal magnificence of the Alsisar Mahal’s architecture and the splendor of its beautifully decorated interiors are just mesmerizing; antique furniture, intricately carved poster beds and medieval delicate Rajasthani motifs on fabric recreates a flavor of luxury living for our guests.
The expansive paved courtyards with quaint lawns and time aged trees lend it a distinctive character to enchant you in its spell, transporting you to the romance and grand style of the royal era.
- Destination: Alsisar, Shekhawati
Shekhawati, lies inside the triangle made by the Bikaner, Jaipur and Delhi – it is the region that lies within this zone. It is a mini desert region of north Rajasthan. The region takes the name of its erstwhile ruler Rao Shekha and Shekhawati’s actual meaning is the “Garden of Shekha’. The region is replete with Palaces (Havelis) with beautiful wall paintings. The entire Shekhawati region has mesmerized millions of tourists and has been aptly dubbed as the ‘Open Art Gallery’ of Rajasthan.
Shekhawati is also the home to various small fortresses, minor castles, mosques, wells (baodis) and also a deer sanctuary. Ideally the region should be traversed on a Horse Safari or a Camel Safari to enjoy the semi desert formation and the well preserved wall painted Havelis. The climate varies to the extremes and it is advisable to carry the woolens if the travel is planned during Oct-Feb. There are many tourist spots within the region and stay at Alsisar Mahal turned hotel would be memorable.
History: Alsisar Mahal
Alsisar Mahal is the battle hardened palace in the town of Alsisar near Shekhawati. Earlier Alsisar Mahal was the residence of the Thakur of Alsisar, which is recently renovated and refurbished into a luxurious heritage hotel. Alsisar, famous for castles, Havelis and Cenotaphs is a small town surrounded by semi arid desert, situated in the north-western part of Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan. It originated in the form of small Havelis’ collection in the town and later developed in the form of huge havelis which today stands tall and leaves a history behind them. There are hundreds of havelis in this area which bear the wonderful fresco paintings in various everlasting colors and designs. Each speaks with full throated ease about the glorious past of Shekhawati. They are the masterpiece of art and architecture created centuries ago. This is the reason the land of Alsisar Mahal is popularly known as open art gallery.
- Rooms & Facilities:
A royal welcome awaits you on arrival to be escorted to one of our 51 well equipped super deluxe air conditioned rooms with all modern amenities like individual temperature control, attached bath tubs and showers with running hot and cold water round the clock. Each room bears a testimony to the ethnic grandeur and beauty of Rajasthan. Our restaurants and bars serve in styles Indian, Chinese, Continental and Rajasthani cuisine coupled with the choicest wines, spirits and cocktails.
This former residence of the Thakurs of Alsisar is now rebuilt to a new magnificence of Luxury and comfort. The Grand Hall recreates the grand style of the Royal era. Wood paneling and original artwork creates an aura of old world charm and the royal dwellings. Artistically painted walls and ceilings, hand knotted rugs and rich furnishings complemented by spectacular views make the rooms a very special retreat.
These aesthetically restored suites offer you a fairy tale experience to cherish beyond times.