Hawa Mahal - Palace of Winds

Badi Chaupad(Johari Bazaar Road, Jaipur, Rajastan, India Phone: 141 2618862 Average Price: US$ 0 per person


Hawa Mahal, is a palace in Jaipur. It was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, and designed by Lal Chand Ustad in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god. Its unique five-storey exterior is also a kin to the honeycomb of the beehive with its 953 small windows called jharokhas, that are decorated with intricate latticework. The main highlight of Hawa Mahal is its pyramid shape which are decorated with intricate designs. It is a stupendous melange of Rajasthan and Mughul schools of architecture.

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