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  • Ticket Price: 10 INR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Timing: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
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    Address: Johari Bazar Rd, Badi Choupad, Badi Chaupar, Pink CIty, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India Show on map

About Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

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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Hawa Mahal Information

  • The Hawa Mahal symbolizes a rich blend and fusion of the architectural culture of the native reign of Rajputs and their architecture with the Islam featuring Mughal architecture.
  • The interior of the palace are built of varieties of coloured stones, gems, and chiefly marble. The inner courtyards are adorned with decorated fountains.

Hawa Mahal Tickets Prices

  • Indian tourists: INR 10, Foreigners: INR 50

How To Get To Hawa Mahal by Public Transport

  • Nearest Bus stop: Hawa Mahal Bus stop and Badi Chopad Bus Stop

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  • It is wonderful architectural work of Rajputana. It is famous for its windowed structure which gives ventilation in whole palace plus its unique design famous for giving access to royal ladies to see the festivities of royal family without being noticed. Well maintained by authorities. Neat and clean. Located on main road of city, it gives a beautiful view of market from all the five floors.

  • If you are visiting Jaipur, dont forget to see this beautiful piece of Architecture. Good place for photography and view from the top floors are awesome. Rooms have colorful mirrors..try to visit this place in sunlight will get better photography options. Kindly note stairs are steep, so watch out your step when you are using it.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • It looks wonderful to watch. Maintained very well for the last few centuries. Gives us an idea of how the ladies of the Kings clan get to see the festivities of the public. Very symmetrically built with the red sandstone.

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