The Pink City, Jaipur, is home to dozens of ancient forts and palaces. Throughout the year, the city sees tourists thronging to see these. However, some places stand out and are a must-visit during a family vacation. Of the many tourist places in Jaipur, the Hawa Mahal is truly outstanding, making it one of the top places to visit in Jaipur.
A Popular Destination for a Family Vacation
A sight that will leave you
The five-storeyed palace stands 50 feet tall. The first two
The building features a blend of classic Rajput architecture with strong Mughal influence. The Rajput architecture can be seen in the domed canopies, lotus and floral work, and the fluted pillars, while the Mughal influence is reflected in the filigree work and arches. The Mughal parts are often compared to the work seen in Fatehpur Sikri.
The truly defining features of the palace are the jharokhas – small windows on the outside of the building that
The Hawa Mahal has 953 such windows arranged in a pyramid shape and honeycomb pattern. These jharokhas serve another purpose – they allow proper ventilation; cool breezes are a blessing in the burning heat of the Jaipur summer. The actual viewing holes are very small and this leads to the ‘venturi’ effect, which takes place when any fluid or gas passes through a constricted area. Air pressure gets reduced, leading to a cooler and more pleasant atmosphere.
The Hawa Mahal is open to visitors from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. The palace is located in the middle of the old city and reaching the monument is very convenient. It is one of the star attractions of Jaipur tourism and you can take an auto or taxi from your place of stay. You can even hop on a bus to take in the sights of the city on the way. Jaipur is well-connected by rail and air, both domestically and internationally.
The best time to visit Jaipur is between October and March when the weather is pleasant, unlike the rest of the year when the heat could be unbearable. The city is a popular tourist spot because of its various attractions. It is a city that has embraced
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Jaipur is the perfect getaway to relieve you of stress; it allows you to enjoy a memorable vacation with your family. So book your tickets now and prepare to lose yourself in the wonder of the Pink City!