Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, Jaipur

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Admire a distinctive pink sandstone facade and ornate architecture at Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, the city's most recognizable landmark. Rising five stories above the street below, the 18th-century palace features an array of cupolas, verandas, and balconies attached to the royal residence. As you wander the hallways and rooms within, you'll be treated to the same view enjoyed for centuries by the women of the royal family. Forbidden from being seen in public, the women peaked at the outside world from behind the palace walls. Bring your camera to snap images of the royal grounds and the nearby market. Put Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Jaipur trip itinerary app .
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  • October 5, 2017
    With the tour group, we passed the Palace of winds. At home already we saw pictures of this beautiful building. It is behind only a facade and nothing more. Therefore, there was only a short photo stop.
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  • October 5, 2017
    The palace is more fascinating to explore from inside by walking through the inner courtyards and squares behind the heavily traffic-oriented chaotic roads of the old city precinct of Jaipur... Arrive...  more »
  • October 5, 2017
    Save yourself Rp 200 as the experience is to be had free from the street.Personally ,Jaipur is a city I could skip altogether and have on my previous 3 visits to India  more »
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  • July 11, 2017
    Centrally located and very old monument. You need to each before 4.30 to get entry. Overall you will like it. the place shows the contemporary architecture of those days about how to keep a place cool in hot whether. Lots to learn.
  • June 17, 2017
    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.
  • July 1, 2017
    It is wonderful architectural work of Rajputana.famous for its windowed structure which gives ventilation in whole palace and 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.
  • June 28, 2017
    FULL OF HAWAA AND WINDOWS! Entry charges - 50 Rupees for adult. If you want to see a awesome architecture, puppet dance and peaceful area and beautiful creation. But LEAVE your vehicle somewhere because parking slot is too small. It can afford only 20 two wheels vehicles (Although it is free). So come with four wheels or take a public transport.
  • July 15, 2017
    A must tourist spot if you visiting Jaipur. An icon of the city. Located on a very busy road in the walled city, beautiful architecture, wonderful monument. Cleanliness could be better. Beware of agents and hawkers, they will disturb you, distract you and are nuisance.

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