Hawa Mahal or the Palace of winds was built by Sawai Pratap Singh in 1747. It has latticed windows that allowed royal ladies to have view of the market place. From the top one can have a view of Jantar Mantar and the City Palace on one side and the Siredeori bazaar on the other side. Jaipur is very much synonymous with Hawa Mahal.
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Hawa Mahal is a fine specimen of the magnificent architecture in Jaipur. Its overall structure was designed in a way that it represents the crown of Lord Krishna. It has a total of 953 windows which are called jharokas. During night too, it provides a spectacular view for those passing by.
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