Monday, June 22, 2015

“Hawa Mahal” The Palace of the Winds

Hawa mahal or Palace of the Winds is a very beautiful palace situated at pink city Jaipur. The name of the palace is Hawa mahal because it was essentially a high screen wall built. It is created for the women of the royal household could observe street festivities while unseen from the outside. This palace was made with red and pink sandstones.

These are many other palaces and attractive places are present in Jaipur, so people from different parts of India and also from outside of India coming to this place and enjoys the beauty of this city.   

The Hawa mahal palace was built in 1799 by King “Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh” and this palace was designed by Lal Chand Ustad in the form of the crown of Lord Krishna. Lord Krishna is the famous Hindu god. The Hawa mahal is looks like a crown of Lord Krishna.

Hawa mahal is located at the south part of the Jaipur city, at the main road intersection called the Badi Chaupad . The city ‘Jaipur’ is well connected by road, rail and air links with the rest of the country, so tourist can easily reach at this palace.

Another beautiful tourist places of Odisha are Jal Mahal, City Palace, Amer Fort, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort,Sri kali Temple, Birla Mandir, Sanganeri Gate and the Jaipur Zoo etc.

Jaipur is also very famous for handicraft and handloom products, there are very famous handicraft and handloom products are available in Jaipur. Some famous crafts of jaipur are bandhani, block printing, stone carving and sculpture, tarkashi, zari, gota, kinari and zardozi, silver jewellery, gems, kundan, meenakari and jewellery, miniature paintings, blue pottery, ivory carving, shellac work, leather ware etc.

Now days many jaipuri handicraft and handloom products are available in different places if India and also in online markets. So these are some things about Hawa mahal and jaipur city. 

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