Hawa Mahal In Jaipur

Hawa Mahal In Jaipur, Rajasthan

Pay a visit to the "Palace of the Winds" and enjoy the architectural beauty
Tourism in Jaipur

Rated 4/5 (based on 1016 reviews )

See Map

Quick Information

Best time to visit

Apr - Feb

Ideal Duration

4 Days



Starting from

Rs. 2,999


141 5110598
  • Adventure
  • Ideal for couples
  • Historical Sightseeing

Information about Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

The Hawa Mahal in Jaipur is a very popular destination among tourists. Jaipur is the largest city and capital of Rajasthan and is also one of India’s most visited destinations, enamoring Indian and international travelers alike. Every year, travelers flock to the Pink City in a huge number to see for themselves, the magnificence and splendor of Hawa Mahal Jaipur, which translates as Wind Palace.

History of Hawa Mahal

The monument itself has great historical and cultural significance apart from the wonderful architecture. Commissioned by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799, the Hawa Mahal in Jaipur was constructed by Lal Chand Ustad in the form of the crown of Lord Krishna. There is no place quite like Hawa Mahal, Jaipur anywhere else.

Palace of Winds

One of the main attractions in Pink City is the glorious Hawa Mahal. The Hawa Mahal is one of the city's famous landmarks, and a mirror image that is most closely associated with Jaipur by tourists across the world. The imposing five-storey structure, also known as Palace of Winds, has a dizzying amount of windows and is nothing short of an architectural marvel. In fact, City Palace and Hawa Mahal architecture are the finest specimens of Rajput architectural style.

Facts about Hawa Mahal

Its striking exterior is similar in structure to the honeycomb of a beehive. It features 953 small windows, also called jharokhas, which are adorned with intricate latticework. The purpose of this latticework was to let the ladies of the court observe life in the street below while not showing their face, as the practice of purdah was still practiced in those days. The additional benefit of this architecture also is that the breeze coming through the latticework makes the air cooler and almost air conditions the whole area.

Location of Hawa Mahal

The palace is located on the edge of the iconic City Palace at the busy road intersection known as the Badi Chaupad in the walled city of Jaipur. It is located about 13 km from the Sanganer Airport and roughly 4 km from the Jaipur Railway Station.

All the windows in the outer structure are constructed in a pattern resembling a honeycomb, with the intricate latticework being something else to observe. It is also interesting to know that the Hawa Mahal observed in the pictures is actually the backside of the palace. As any number of locals will tell you “Jaipur Ka Hawa Mahal” is a must visit for any travelers.

Similar Destinations

Popular Packages

Unlimited Choices. Trusted Agents. Best Prices. Happy Memories.

View All

Places To Visit In Jaipur

Let the experts guide you to the best of this mesmerizing destination

View All

Things To Do In Jaipur

Your list of the best things to do, compiled on the basis of actual traveler experiences

View All

How To Reach Hawa Mahal

Read about the best & quickest routes to save time & money, as suggested by our travelers

Our experts would love to create a package just for you!

Fill in your requirements here >

Your Preferences

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec


    Your Information will be kept confidential

    Fastest Growing Holiday Marketplace


    Verified Agents

    22 Lac+

    Happy Travellers



    Easy, Secure & Reliable




    Quality Control



    Traveler Reviews

    Read on to find out why our customers love us!

    View All

    Want best packages handpicked just for you?

    Fill the form and get a callback from our holiday experts

    FAQ's of Jaipur

    Read on to find out why our customers love us!

    Hawa Mahal in Jaipur was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799.

    It is called Hawa Mahal due to the numerous windows (953, to be precise), which ensure a continuous flow of breeze, keeping the mahal cool.

    Yes, around 50 rupees per head. No charge for photography.

    Hawa Mahal opens for tourists at 9:30 in the morning and closes by 4:30 in the evening.

    How It Works

    Personalise This Package
    Make changes as per your travel plan & submit the request.
    Get Multiple Quotes
    Connect with top 3 agents, compare quotes & customize further.
    Book The Best Deal
    Pay in easy installments & get ready to enjoy your holiday.

    Corporate Office:

    Holiday Triangle Travel Private Limited

    Address: Plot No - 29 , 3rd & 4th Floor,

    Dynamic House, Maruti Industrial Complex, Sector 18,

    Gurugram -122015,Haryana

    Landline: 1800 123 5555

    Connect with us on :

    Payment Options

    Made with

    in India

    All rights reserved © 2018