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“Put this on your 'must-see' list in Jaipur” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind

Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind
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Private Jaipur City Highlights Tour with a visit to The Amber Fort and The City...
Ranked #8 of 208 things to do in Jaipur
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Owner description: Made of red and pink sand stone, Jaipur's signature palace of unusual architecture is a stunning example of local artistry. The top of the Hawa Mahal offers an excellent view over the city.
Hyderabad, India
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Put this on your 'must-see' list in Jaipur”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2012

Hawa Mahal is one of Jaipur's top attractions and deservedly so. If you're looking at making the most of each day in the Pink City, then an hour's time is sufficient to explore it.

For starters, there's the lovely façade that will surely make you click countless pictures... once you've finished gazing at it of course! Don't forget to climb to the top to get a wonderful panoramic view of Jaipur.

You don't really need a guide here. Reading up about Hawa Mahal before you visit it is more than enough to appreciate the beauty of this place.

Visited February 2012
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“Unfortunately in an area of tacky souvenier shops and sales men.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2012

The Pink City needs saving; it is being allowed to crumble. The souvenier shop owners seem to show little concern in maintaining the properties.
Photo opportunities are not relaxed, nor secure.
Pickpockets are rife.

Visited February 2012
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Pretty from outside”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

This is the iconic symbol of Jaipur the pink city.
Great photo stop.

Visited February 2012
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Palo Alto, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Drive by...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

Perhaps there was something more to appreciate in this site, but we had only a brief amount of time to spend in Jaipur. We drove outside it at 9am and saw it from the outside. It seemed more than adequate to appreciate the architecture and it took about 5 mintues.

Visited December 2011
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Springfield, Missouri
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“Great view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

Wonderful view of the pink city. Well worth the visit and climb to the top.

Visited January 2012
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