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Hawa Mahal

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The Palace of Wind blows your mind with its Rajput + Mughal architecture.
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Anshu
Anshu
September 20, 2020
Almost 300 year old palace that has a facade with 365 windows (one for each day of the year) facing the main city road. Not a single pebble/ stone is used to erect this beauty. The architectural marvel is proudly standing on a carefully calibrated blend of red sand and limestone.
Om Niwas
Om Niwas
September 2, 2020
A facade of a building, intricately made in traditional lime has given a the city of Jaipur its image. Walk the bazaar with the backdrop of this majestic building basking in its beauty
Sanjeev
Sanjeev
March 5, 2020
Made with the red and pink sandstone, the palace sits on the edge of the City Palace, Jaipur, and extends to the Zenana, or women's chambers. The structure was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, the grandson of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, who was the founder of Jaipur.
Santosh
Santosh
March 1, 2020
pink/red sandstone palace of the winds
Mohan Lal
Mohan Lal
January 25, 2020
The Palace of Winds named as Hawa Mahal by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799. It is made up of red and pink sand stone and was designed by Lal Chand Ustad. The specialty of this pyramidal shaped monument is that it has 953 small windows called Jharokhas decorated with intricate lattice…

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Location
Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002
Phone0141 260 1889