Most of us had visited the Pink City of India, Jaipur. Jaipur is known for its Royalty, forts, and ancient sites. However, the foremost thing that strikes our mind while thinking about Jaipur is the Hawa Mahal. Although, Hawa Mahal is considered as an emblem of Jaipur. Also, the significant monument with countless windows always attracts the tourists to take selfies in front of it.
Moreover, at night the scenic beauty of Hawa Mahal increases with lightning. On your trip to Rajasthan or maybe a Trip to Jaipur, Hawa Mahal is surely in your bucket list. Sawai Pratap Singh Ji built it in 1799. It was said that he builds Hawa Mahal so that his queens can enjoy the scenic beauty of the market. However, there are many interesting facts about Hawa Mahal that you must know. If you plan to visit Jaipur, you must be aware of these facts about the Hawa Mahal.
Interesting facts about Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal builds in the shape of the crown of Lord Krishna. Sawai Pratap Singh being a follower of Krishna, build the monument in this style.
Hawa Mahal does not have any foundation. It was built on a flat surface.
Hawa Mahal is a five-story monument that does not contain stairs. However, ramps were made to reach the top floor.
It Contains around 953 windows so that the passage of air in the monument will be more. Thus it was regarded as Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Air.
The outer view of Hawa Mahal looks like a honeycomb. The females of the Royal family use to watch the market from this.
Hawa Mahal does not have any straight entrance. You can reach the monument by the gate of City Mahal situated near to it. It was initially built as part of City Mahal.
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