Hawa Mahal, The Palace of the WInds

The Palace of the Winds (Hawa Mahal) was built in the 18th century in the year 1799 in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, India. And it is one of the most beautiful buildings of Rajput architecture.


The temple was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. Lalchand Ostad was designed by the Hawa Mahal Palace in the shape of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god. It consists of five unique outer floors and is closer to the shape of a honey bee hive with 953 small windows

having a jaharukhaz which is decorated with a complex lattice shape. It would have allowed the women of the family to observe the daily life taking place on the street without being seen as what should include strict obedience "purdah" (face covering), as it allows in the cold air pattern

of the Venturi effect (Doctor Naseem). The whole area air conditioning complex heats in the summer season.

In 2006, restoration and renovation works were carried out on Mahal Palace after a 50-year hiatus. Transparency of improving the monument, and its cost is estimated at Rs 4,568,000,000. The companies also support the monuments.

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The palace was built in the form of a pyramid with a height reaching 15 meters from its high base. Its façade is decorated with hundreds of lights from the windows and balconies, with bee plants, 953 windows, and it pervades the palace. The windows allowed the royal harem to see

the outside.

The palace was designed according to the rules of Rajput architecture that allow the winds to blow inside all floors of the building.

Information for visitors

You have to look at it a little longer. Seeing it for the first time raises many questions and breathes in the splendor of its unique architectural construction, it was called "Palace of the Winds of Hawa Mahal" and it is located in the city of Jaipur in India, and it was built in 1799 by Emperor Sawai Pratap Singh "As for its unique design, it was invented by Lal Chand Ustad to commemorate Krishna, one of the Indian deities, and this palace was called the Five Stories Palace. Many opinions came out to explain why there are 953 very small windows in the facade of the palace, and the original story returns the reason for these windows Many until the princesses of the royal family can see the outside without anyone noticing them. The reason is also due to these windows as a way to breathe in the cold air that enters them into the palace, which the architect succeeded in creating beautifully.