The Hawa Mahal or “Palace of the Winds” forms part of the east wall of the of Jaipur. It was built in 1799 to allow the ladies of the harem to watch processions in the street below, without themselves being seen by curious onlookers from outside the palace: City Palace
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Tags: Asia, City Palace, Harem, Hawa Mahal, Historic Buildings, History, India, Jaipur, Mark Simms, Palace, Palace of the Winds, Pink City, Rajasthan
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