Hawa Mahal

Why?
  • "The Palace of the winds" : Built for royal women to view the busy streets of Johari bazaar, while staying veiled behind the Jharokhas
  • Built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, and designed by Lal Chand Ustad in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu God.
  • Unique 5 storey exterior is akin to the honeycomb of a beehive with its 953 small windows called Jharokhas decorated with intricate latticework.
  • Constructed in pink and red colored stone with  stone-carved screens, small casements and arched roofs 
Location:
  • Adjacent to Badi Chopade, Johari Bazaar Road
Timing
  • 9 AM - 4 PM [All days of the week]
Entrance Fee
  • Indians : INR 10 per person
  • Foreign Nationals : INR 30 per person
  • Still Camera : INR 20
  • Video Camera  : INR 70
Restaurants nearby
  • Shri Vishnu Restaurant,Johari Market, near Mahadev mandir, Johari Bazar, Jaipur, Phone no: 0141-401 8755
  • Jagnnath Sharma, 162 Tripoliya Market, Atish Market, Tripolia Bazar, Jaipur, Phone no: 0141-260 0938

 

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