3 December 2014

The Pink City Jaipur


Palace of Winds
Jaipur, the Pink City is the capital of Rajasthan, founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Sing II. Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) is a five storey building with semi-octagonal and delicate honeycombed sandstone windows which allowed the ladies of the Royal Court to observe life in the streets below whilst remaining in purdah (out of sight).

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