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Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind

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Made of red and pink sandstone, Jaipur's signature palace of unusual architecture is a stunning example of local artistry. The top of the Hawa Mahal offers an excellent view over the city.
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Hawa Mahal Tripolia Bazaar Road | Badi Choupad, Jaipur 302002, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

looks wonderful from over the road. Nice to walk around and has a good coffee shop. a must do for jaipur!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Thai-Whistler
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visit inside Hawa Mahal only if you are interested, have time and have plenty of energy to climb the narrow ramps to reach the top of Hawa mahal. Its quite difficult for people over 45 or 50 to climb the narrow ramps. But the view...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sushmasrinivas21
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fort is beautiful however you can skip going inside and instead just watch it from road like most of the other travellers.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Vaibhi
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A nice place to visit, the windows out to the street are lovely. Difficult to get to the top as only one person wide staircases with little safety railing so not for the faint hearted but beautiful inside and out. Would recommend for a visit

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank aussieabroad2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hawa Mahal is set of windows which was used by female members of Darbar to watch processions passing on the main market. Photographers delight.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sudhir S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds) -Situated in the old part of Jaipur city, A unique 5-storey structure with 953 small windows. Built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap in 1799, The splendid architecture is a unique combination of Rajputana and Mughal style.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Surwari12
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice building in Jaipur that let your imagination run in these days when the women living here, had these windows to "live: in the outer world. Not many things to see.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Dimitris S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We never entered, but sat in the Two cafes opposite. One we just had a drink and the the other we had lunch. The view of the city is great and no problem with being outside and enjoying the views

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank paulontravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jaipur is best city and cleaned road big all tourist area same view all markets excellent city we satisfied thanks

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Girraj P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

More impressive from outside than in but definitely worth a visit to see the views and only 200 Rupees entry.

Date of experience: September 2019
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susanasilvatm
January 5, 2019|
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Response from Tarique S | Reviewed this property |
Depends. If u don't like missing even a single famous spot then u must go. If at all you are skipping it, believe me, you won't be in a big loss. Its the façade of this monument which is stunning, interior is average. This... More
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849sreel
December 20, 2018|
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Response from Tsturgess | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Ive no idea if they will be open, I'm sure somewhere on the net will tell you. Good luck, Jaipur is lovely, the fort is great as well.
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souravrs
July 30, 2018|
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Response from Billy L | Reviewed this property |
In my experience, early morning or late afternoon. The colour of the walls will be different in your photos depending on the position of the sun. Enjoy!
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