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Thursday, November 27, 2008

Hawa Mahal Museum, Jaipur - 46

The museum Hawa Mahal, displays the sculptural heritage of Rajasthan. Items on display include antiquities, fish hooks, arrow heads, swords, helmets, all belonging to the Maharajas of Jaipur. A big storage vessel from the 2nd century A.D. is also on display.

Hawa Mahal Museum of Jaipur is located just backside of the Wind Palace, which is not only awe-inspiring, but also one of the most fascinating structures of India.

This museum established in 1983. The museum exhibits articles that are inebriated in the tradition of Ganeshwar, Virat Nagar, Raid, Sambhar and Nagar.

You can find here some of the exhibit articles like terracotta, antiquities, fish hooks, arrow heads, swords, helmets and other armories. Also you can visit here to see the articles of the Maharaja of Jaipur. This museum has been made with a beauteous structure like a small hexagonal cells constructed from beeswax by bees and used to store honey and larvae in sandstone windows to allow the free passage of air through it. Such amazing structure chipped at delicately with white borders and motifs are painted with quicklime. The design of such beauteous Hawa Mahal was conceptualized by Lal Chand Ustad in 1799.

I would like to add one more interesting thing is this building offers it’s inside entrance from the rear. It comprises some of the oldest works of art in Jaipur, Rajasthan. You can also find here an ancient manuscripts to group photographs, news paper cuttings, coins and armours, would simply cause to be enamored you and leave your attention fixated as though by a spell.

Due to the artistic sensibility and rich creative taste, over the years, the quality of being widely admired of the Hawa Mahal Museum, Jaipur is increasing speedily. Guys, if you plan to visit here then I am sure that it gives you coups d'oeil of our precedings.

Here are the timings that you can see the Hawa Mahal from 09.30 am to 04.45 pm. The authority charged nominal entry fees such as Rs. 5/- for Indians and Rs. 10/- for foreigners. Keep in mind that Hawa Mahal Museum remains closed on Fridays.

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