Khetri Mahal - Wind Palace - Jhunjhunu

One of the most beautiful and finest architecture of Jhunjhunu is Khetri Mahal. It is also known as Wind Palace of Jhunjhunu. Khetri Mahal was constructed by Bhopal Singh around 1770. Bhopal Singh was the grandson of Sardul Singh. It is strange to know that despite being known as Wind Palace the famous Khetri Mahal is devoid of any doors or windows.

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Sawai Pratap Singh of Jaipur was so intimidated and inspired by this unique structure that he built the grand and historical Hawa Mahal in 1799. Khetri in itself was considered to be the second wealthiest ‘Thikana’ under Jaipur.

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