Things to Know about Hawa Mahal

The architectural excellence of the city of Jaipur – Hawa Mahal

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Things to Know about Hawa Mahal

The architectural excellence of the city of Jaipur – Hawa Mahal

The golden triangle tour is incomplete without a visit to the Hawa Mahal of Jaipur. The beauty and architectural excellence of this monument will impress any visitor from any corner of the globe . There are some important facts which you being a traveller to this location must know before you visit.
It was in the year 1799 A.D the Hawa Mahal was constructed. Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, the then Maharaja of Jaipur took initiative for the construction of the monument and it is one of the most visited destinations in the Pink City.
 
Hawa Mahal – Stands for wind palace. This Mahal is having close to 953 windows through which cool breezy air flows even today. This Palace was utilized by the members of the Royal families for spending the summers in a retreating manner
 
The overall shape of the Hawa Mahal is just like a bee hive. The jails which are created on the windows give the true impression of beehives and Honeycomb
 
Lal Chand Usta was the man behind the designing of the palace. The palace was designed keeping in mind the expectations of the females of the royal families in Jaipur. It was designed to give opportunity to the royal ladies to watch out different activities and festivals without being noticed by common man
 
The architectural style of the Hawa Mahal is a perfect combination of Rajput and Mughal style of architecture
 
Pink and red colored sandstones are used for the construction of the monument
 
Hawa Mahal is The Tallest monument in the whole world which is having no foundation at the base. It’s a 5 Storey building with a curve of 87 degree
 
There is no stairs to move to different levels of the monument, there are only ramps for reaching each level
 
The entrance of Hawa Mahal is at the back of the monument

 


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