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- 98%Local Culture
- 86%Art & Design Lovers
- 75%History Buffs
- 75%Family Travelers
- 63%Luxury Travelers
- 63%Business Travelers
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- Palace of the WindsMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFamily Travelers+ 4Jul 08, 2013
First of all, I was really impressed by the massive façade of the Hawa Mahal. It looks grand and at first I thought it was some kind of palace or fort. But when actually entered it, I found out that its not much of a palace as such. Hawa Mahal was built for the royal ladies – kins and family of maharajas of Jaipur – to observe the royal processions without being observed in return.
Watch out for intricately latticed jarokhas through which ladies observed the streets and common life on streets. This red sandstone structure is located close to the City Palace and Jantar Mantar in Jaipur. I’d definitely recommend visiting this place if you happen to visit Jaipur.
- Palace of the WindsMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 5Dec 26, 2012
The art work on this palace is spectacular. The red clay makes for a unique look. The pink city as is called looks lovely. All that s required is for the people to develop some pride in there city and keep the place clean. That will go a long way to facilitate tourism. The shopping around this site for steel wares was wow. its like stainless steel wares everywhere and the local clothing was lovely except the local businesses are not trust-wordy. The moment they see a tourist they will try and rob you with the pricing. So don't buy. sightseeing is OK shopping ignore.
- Palace of the WindsMember ofLocal CultureFamily TravelersGreen Travelers+ 2Oct 18, 2012
This is a must visit site for anybody visiting the area, not only because of the beautiful design of the building but also the hustle bustle of the town. I also like the pink city of Jaipur - most buildings have the same color. Simply lovely!
- Palace of the WindsMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 7Jul 05, 2012
Hawa Mahal means wind palace and was built for ladies of the court so that they could observe the goings on in the city while maintaining purdah, or covering of the face. This place gets its name because it's windows and trellises are designed in such a way that air passes through easily, creating an electricity-free system of air conditioning. In the olden days, servants would continuously poor water onto the trellises to keep the temperatures low.
- Palace of the WindsMember ofLocal CultureBusiness TravelersLuxury Travelers+ 2Jul 04, 2012
This peculiar reddish colored sandstone structure, built in the 18th century in the form of a Krishna crown, is likely the most stunning palace in Jaipur. It is formed by five tall floors reflecting a honeycomb along with pyramidal façade, overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires. Rumor is that the palace was built so that female members of the royal family could observe the market center, royal processions and festivities without being noticed.
Address:Kanwar Nagar, Ramchandra Chaukari, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Total Reviews:25 Reviews
Open Hours:9am - 4.30pm, Closed Friday
Phone:+98 14 137 6362