is the most famous building in Jaipur which is a part of City Palace
complex. It was built for the ladies of the Harem by Sawai Pratap
Singh and is a five storey frontage standing on a high podium with an
entrance from the West. Hawa Mahal is intricately carved and bordered
with white motives. Motifs and carvings designed on the walls of the
Hawa Mahal are proof of the efforts, dedication and skillfulness of
the artists of that period. Near Hawa Mahal, you have Hawa Mahal
1983, the museum is just situated behind the enchanting Hawa Mahal,
adjoining with Pratap Mandir.
exhibits inside the Hawa Mahal Museum include statues and sculptures
which were mostly collected from Raid, Sambhar, Museum of Indology,
Jaipur and Ganeshwar, Virat Nagar. Artifacts include items of
terracotta, antiquities, fish hooks, arrow heads, swords, helmets and
belongings of the Maharajas of Jaipur. A big storage vessel of 2nd
century AD obtained during archaeology at Naliasar (Sambhar) attracts
a large number of visitors.