Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Hawa Mahal Jaipur - A Wind Palace



The Hawa Mahal also known as Wind Palace is jaipur’s best memorial build by Rajput rulers. It was built in 1799 by Raja Sawai Pratap Singh. Hawa Mahal’s architecture is unique designed by Lal Chand Usta and has traditional values as Rajput rulers does not like their women individuals to be seen in public place among the strangers. This signature building is interplay of pink and red sand stone and it has been watchfully outlined with white borders and patterns. Hawa Mahal is five Flory building which looks out the main street of the old city. The main vision behind its architecture is to enable royal women to watch everyday life and demonstration of the city from semi octagonal windows.

Hawa Mahal has about 953 beautifully imprinted windows which keep palace cool in the really hot summer as wing flowing through these windows. The top section of the Hawa Mahal is only accessible through incline as there are no stairs available in that area. Hawa Mahal is a residence of archaeological museum which has collection of historical work of art belongs to legacy of Rajasthan. This Mahal is most excellent visited in the morning and must not missed place at any expenditure. The Openings of the Hawa Mahal roughly look like knotholes, partially blocked by fine latticework in lime plaster, and some with plain wooden windows.


Every year large number of tourist comes to jaipur to watch this magnificent piece of royal architecture. Travelers can view the city and bird’s eye view of the Jantar Mantar an important tourist attraction in jaipur. One of the strange facts of the Hawa Mahal is that its entrance is on the rear side so keep in mind once you plan to visit that place. There is a entry fee for foreigner (INR 50). There are other attractions around in jaipur which every tourist wants to visit once in a life time.

Amber Fort: It is built from white marble and red sandstones and fore grounded by extremely good Moata Lake.

Laxmi Narayan Temple: Architecture build by Birla family from white marbles and it is the corresponding structure of Birla Temple situated in Delhi.

Jantar Mantar: Place build by Maharaja Jai Singh which is famous for world of scientific secrets.

Jaigarh Fort: Victory fort build by Rajput and true demonstrations of the stuff from period of Maharaja Rule.

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