20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Hawa Mahal

Photo is of Hawa Mahal of Jaipur,Rajasthan in India which is one of the famous monument it is made up of red and pink sandstone it was built in 1799 by the Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh who is the grandson of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh.It is a five story pyramidal shaped monument that rises about 50 feet (15m). The front elevation as seen from the street is like a honeycomb with small portholes. It is famous for its cooling effect due to presence of the large amount of small windows.

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Date Taken: 06.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Jaipur, India
Copyright: © Jasmine Kaur