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The Facade of the Hawa Mahal Jaipur is indubitably one of the most gorgeous and impressive things you will see in the world. The five storeys and the front facade have amazing and extensive networked marble work done upon them. The 953 windows called jharokhas are an astonishing sight. They were designed in the way so as to aid privacy.
Hawa Mahal Jaipur Architecture: The design of the jharokhas allows one to be able to observe the exterior without being seen. The lattice structures also facilitated the inwards flow and retaining of the fresh and cool air within the building as a result of the lattice network. The exterior and the walls of the palace are built of mostly red and pink sandstones. This is a Mughal architecture designed by Sawai Pratap Singh, Lal Chand Ustad.
The Hawa Mahal is an amazing amalgamation of cultures. The Mughal and the Rajput architecture as well as customs have been married beautifully here. The interior of the palace is built of varieties of coloured stones, gems, and chiefly marble. The inner courtyards are adorned with decorated fountains. Hawa Mahal is one attraction that stands synonymous with Jaipur and is thus a must visit.
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Visit the mystical palaces, temples and forts of India’s historic city. This 4-day journey takes in the 2 cities of India, Udaipur and Jaipur and can be tailored to travel in any direction. The tour covers all the major attractions of the Udaip
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Explore Jaipur’s top cultural and architectural attractions on this private sightseeing tour. Marvel at the impressive architectural styles of sprawling palatial complexes like Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal and City Palace. Visit UNESCO World Heritage
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Enjoy a Day trip to Jaipur from Delhi by Private AC Car. This will be a Private tour with Live Tour Guide service. Explore the rich heritage of Rajputs in one day. You will visit Amber Fort, enjoy elephant ride, Jal Mahal, enjoy lunch, visit City Pal
Enjoy a 4-hour drive in an open air Jeep with a private driver. Visit different sites in Jaipur city when its illuminate to its fullest beauty. This is the best time explore the city and enjoy its beautiful lights.
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A stunning pick and red sandstone five-story structure stands in the heart of Jaipur. One of the city’s most popular tourist attractions, the Hawa Mahal has a unique purpose. Also known as the Palace of the Wind, it was a place where royal women could view street activities outside while hidden from view. To this end, the pyramid-shaped palace has 953 windows, each with an intricate design. Constructed in 1799, Hawa Mahal is considered an excellent example of Rajputana architecture.
The Hawa Mahal Jaipur is the beautiful many windowed extension of the City Palace that is said to resemble the honeycomb structure of a bee’s nest. Since the construction of the Hawa Mahal Jaipur in 1799 the building has become the iconic structure of the city and the pink sandstone palace is considered as the finest example of Rajput architecture. The Hawa Mahal Jaipur translated into English means the Palace of the Winds and this name is in reference to the clever cooling system which propagates a gentle breezes through the inner rooms even during the intense Rajasthan summers. This ingenious design has been completely lost after a recent renovation in which windows were installed behind each of the lattice openings, so today the palace of winds has no wind.
Definitely a must-see in Jaipur. It's a beautiful place! I would recommend going as early as possible to avoid the crowds. We were lucky enough to catch the Jaipur Photo Festival while we were there. It's refreshing to exhibit contemporary photography in such a historical setting.
Hawa Mahal is one of the prides of Jaipur. This Palace of Windows is a very famous landmark of Jaipur. You can visit here and enjoy the nearby markets, the food nearby, and also the lovely people here. Being a Jaipurite, this place has been a regular. Cheers :D
Calm and quiet. Lovely sights of the city from top area. Even during hot afternoon, it was cool inside. Beautiful interiors give you a glimpse of rich old architecture. Entry fee is also very nominal.