Hawa Mahal Jaipur Rajasthan

Hawa Mahal is situated in the centre of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur, which is known as the Pink City all over the world, has a glorious history. Famous among the beautiful cities of India, Jaipur is famous for its art culture, exquisite craftsmanship, architectural art, prosperity, historical heritage, heritage, and well-planned and beautifully settled city that is spreading its fame all over the world.

The Pink City Jaipur has been included in the World Heritage City by UNESCO in the year 2019. Jaipur is spreading its shine all over the world from the point of view of tourism. Hawa Mahal is the most prominent among the tourist places of Jaipur, the beauty of Hawa Mahal compels foreign tourists to come here. Hawa Mahal is the tallest palace in India, its walls have been built very high.

The Hawa Mahal, built of red and pink sandstone, is located at Badi Chaupar, the heart of the commercial centre of Jaipur, and is a part of the City Palace. In the past, during the reign of kings, the practice of purdah was prevalent, at that time the Hawa Mahal was built for the women of the royal family to see the street ceremonies and activities in the corridors.

History of Hawa Mahal Hawa Mahal was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh of Jaipur in 1798 AD. Hawa Mahal is a part of the City Palace itself. The main purpose of the construction of this beautiful Hawa Mahal, adorned with windows and windows, was to prevent the women of the royal family from appearing in public and following the purdah system and enjoying watching the street festivals through the windows.

Architect of Hawa Mahal 

The chief architect of Hawa Mahal was Lalchand Usta, it was through him that Hawa Mahal was given the shape of Lord Krishna's crown. Hawa Mahal is a five-storey building which is only one and a half feet wide from the top and looks like the crown of Lord Shri Krishna when viewed from the outside. The height of Hawa Mahal is 87 feet i.e. 26 points 15 meters.

Five storeys The first two storeys in the beautiful Hawa Mahal are connected by corridors and rooms. Sharda Mandir is on the first floor, Ratan Mandir is on the second floor, Vichitra Mandir is on the third floor, Prakash Mandir is on the fourth floor and Hawa Mandir is on the fifth floor.

Hawa Mahal has 953 windows and windows that look like beehives, this beautiful palace made of red and pink stone rests on the ground without a foundation. Hawa Mahal is the tallest building built without any foundation in the world, due to its many windows and windows, Hawa Mahal is called the Palace of Winds.

The cool air coming into the palace through vents and windows keeps the whole building cool, Hawa Mahal used to be the favourite palace of kings to get relief from the heat during summers

The speciality of Hawa Mahal is that it does not have an entrance from the main roadside, to enter it, tourists have to go through the City Palace, and there is no door to enter from outside. Thousands of domestic and foreign tourists come daily to see the Hawa Mahal and look at the pink city of Jaipur through the windows and windows of the Hawa Mahal, enjoying the cool winds and seeing the exquisite craftsmanship of the then time. get surprised

Tourists are compelled to take photographs standing in front of Hawa Mahal, Hawa Mahal painted with pink colour attracts tourists from far away. Hawa Mahal is the best place for photoshoots in the tourist places of Jaipur and currently, many films, dramas, and TV serials are being shot in Hawa Mahal.

Hawa Mahal visit time

Hawa Mahal is open for tourists to see from 9:00 am to 6 pm, tourists can enjoy visiting Hawa Mahal by entering the City Palace and taking a proper ticket.

How to reach hawamahal

Airways, roadways, and rail routes are available to see Hawa Mahal. To come from any corner of the world, you have to reach Jaipur. The distance of Hawa Mahal from Jaipur airport is 12 km, if you are reaching Jaipur via aeroplane then you will get a taxi car, cab, or auto tempo outside the airport, through them you can reach Hawa Mahal easily.

Rail facility is also available to reach Jaipur and is available for Jaipur Junction from all over India. The distance of Hawa Mahal from Jaipur Junction is 6 kilometres, after reaching Jaipur Railway Station, Hawa Mahal can be reached through taxi, cab, auto etc.