The impressive Hawa Mahal!

The Hawa Mahal was strongly influenced by Mughal architecture and is an example of Rajputana architecture. The Hawa Mahal is so designed so as to face the street and it is famous all over the country for its 953 windows.

Hawa Mahal Construction

The palace has five stories whereas the whole structure of the Hawa Mahal is constructed of red and pink sandstone, highlighted with white quick lime. The entrance of the palace opens onto a courtyard with a double-storied building on three sides and one on the eastern wing with three more stories, which is just one room wide. There are no stairs to climb the upper floors of the palace but only ramps.

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