Palace of Winds

Palace of Winds

The Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds was built by the Maharaja of Jaipur to allow the women of the court to view the parades and goings-on in the streets below from “behind the curtain”, ie without compromising their modesty.  Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s