A haveli is a typical house from Rajasthan, characterized by its paintings. They were originally considered to be very luxurious and had a lot of decoration, but they have ended up being associated with the rich merchant class. The haveli is considered to be a mansion with beautiful decoration. They usually have 3 or 4 floors and patios, one at the entrance and another which is distributed around the house. The paintings usually depict scenes of foreign customs, demonstrating their owners ve have traveled.