The Dundlod Fort is located at the heart of Shekhawati. It was built in 17th century in the year 1750AD by Thakur Keshri Singh. The word Dundlod fort is referred as Dera DunThe fort of Dundlod is a masterpiece of Rajput architecture. It is a grand building with beautified walls, ramparts and interiors. The main attractions are Suraj Pole, Bichla Darwaza, Diwan Khana, Duchhata & the roof top for a finest view of the town Dundlod. These days this fort is converted in to a heritage hotel and maintained by the Shekhawat Rajput erstwhile rulers. The fort was divided in to two main parts they are the major one was Mardana for the use Male Members of Noble family and some area for Janana for Female Members of Noble family.
The Dundlod forts have few Havelis with fresco paintings rich in spiritual depiction are there in the village. Goenka family of Dundlod has contributed in making some of havelis other wise most of them were erected by the Shekhawat Thakurs. The Chhatri of Seth Ram Datt Goenka is also a tourist attraction it was built in 1888 and is enriched with devotional fresco pictures inside the dome. Bhagirath Mal Goenka Haveli, Lal Chand Goenka’s Haveli and Satyanarayan Temple were built by Goenkas.
Dundlod Fort is an embodiment of cultural amalgamation of Rajputana and Mughal School of Art and Architecture. Once you step inside, you are surrounded by traditional decor, imperial chairs and tables, miniature paintings of museological value and a quiet ambience that all go together to make for a relaxing stay.
How to reach
Roadways Dundlod is easily reachable by road from both Jaipur and Delhi. It is 250 KM from the national capital Delhi.
Railways The nearest railway station is Mukundgarh on Loharu-Jaipur rail line. Loharu is directly connected to Delhi.
Airways The nearest Airports are at Delhi (Indira Gandhi International Airport) and Jaipur (Sanagner Airport).