Travel Tips: This palace, standing for years without any solid foundation, is the pride of the pink city, know interesting things related to it
If you are fond of traveling, then you must have visited the pink city ie Jaipur. If you have not visited, then you will definitely go there and you will definitely see the Hawa Mahal there. Hawa Mahal is considered the pride of Jaipur. This palace attracts me due to its beauty and unique design. Know the special things related to it.
Hawa Mahal was built by Raja Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799. It is said that he was a great devotee of Lord Shri Krishna, so he built this palace in the shape of the crown of Shri Krishna. This palace is believed to be dedicated to Radha Krishna.
It is said for Hawa Mahal that this entire building has been laid without any solid foundation. Although there are many buildings taller than this in the world, it is the tallest among the buildings without a foundation. Due to the lack of a solid foundation, it is curved and inclined at an angle of 87 degrees.
There are 953 small windows in Hawa Mahal through which cool air comes. But it was named Hawa Mahal after the 5th floor here. The 5th floor is known as Hawa Mandir, hence this palace is known as Hawa Mahal.
In this five-story building, a ramp has been used, not a ladder, to go up. Its distinctive pink color, which is due to the natural sandstone. Due to this pink building built in the middle of Jaipur city, Jaipur city is called Pink City.
This palace was designed by architect Lal Chandra Ustad. In this palace, you get to see the domed ceiling, lotus, and flowers besides fine carvings. It is a unique example of a mixture of Mughal and Hindu Rajput architecture.