Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

Go on a virtual tour of the Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

Hawa Mahal (English translation: “Palace of Winds” or “Palace of the Breeze”) is a palace in Jaipur, India, so named because it was essentially a high screen wall built so the women of the royal household could observe street festivals while unseen from the outside. Constructed of red and pink sandstone, the palace sits on the edge of the City Palace, and extends to the zenana, or women’s chambers.

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Front View of Hawa Mahal

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Inside the Hawa Mahal

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Another inside view of Hawa Mahal

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