Hawa Mahal

Palace of Winds


Hawa Mahal, or The Palace of Winds, is a palace in Jaipur, India. The palace sits on the edge of the City Palace, Jaipur, and extends to the Zenana, or women's chambers. The structure was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, the grandson of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, who was the founder of Jaipur. The building is lime plastered in the 'Jaipur pink' color, locally called 'geru'.

Constructed, 1799

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