Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal is a 5-story building in the center of Jaipur city. This is composed of red and rosy sandstones with white colors and has a beehive structure. It is a complex structure. It’s rosy as the rest of Jaipur’s pink city. The palace has graven and arched chhatris or dome-shaped pavilions that display the richness of the vibrant architecture of Rajputana. 953 jharokha or overhanging balconies have palace walls from which cold and cold air can pass.

The most unique feature of the palace is that it is still filled with a gentle breeze. That’s the palace name. Hawa is for water, that’s the Water Palace.

In addition to the beautiful architecture and the splendor of the palace, a museum deserves a visit. The great collection of antiques, weapons, and artifacts used by the royal family will delight the lovers of art and history.

You can visit the Hawa Mahal at any time of the day. And on a hot windless day, you can appreciate its architecture. You can still sense the wind draught. However, during winter it is advisable to visit Rajasthan as the temperature will be most enjoyable.

A visit to this location takes one hour. The Mahal is open until 4:30 am at 9 a.m. The fee is International Tourists INR 200 and Indian Tourists INR 50.

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Hawa Mahal, Jaipur