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Hawa Mahal is one of the most famous ancient monuments of Rajasthan. Hawa Mahal was built in 1799 A.D by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh.

The words “Hawa Mahal” mean “Wind Palace.” Hawa Mahal is so called because it has about 953 windows through which breeze flows and keeps the palace cool. All the Jaipur royals utilized this building as their summer retreat.

Hawa Mahal was designed by Lal Chand Usta. The building was especially erected for the royal ladies of Jaipur. The purpose of this building was to allow the royal ladies to watch all the activities of the local marketplace without being seen.

Hawa Mahal exhibits a unique combination of Mughal and Rajput architectural styles.

It is carved out of red and pink sandstone.

Hawa Mahal is the tallest building in the world without a foundation. Hawa Mahal has 5 storeys and it is still standing upright because it is curved and leaning at an angle of 87 degrees.

Hawa Mahal is built in the shape of the Lord Krishna’s crown.

The lattice-work or the jaali work in the windows of Hawa Mahal is similar to the honeycomb of a beehive.

Unlike conventional buildings, there is no front entrance to the Hawa Mahal. If you want to get in, you have to enter from the rear side.

The Hawa Mahal has only ramps, instead of regular stairs to reach the upper floors of the building.

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