The Wind Temple

Hawa Mahal, or “The Palace of Winds,” was built in 1799 as a summer palace for the women of the Maharaja’s entourage in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The palace was cleverly constructed to catch the wind and pass it through narrow windows and openings, further cooling its shady interior.

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    colleen September 11, 2015

    beautiful

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