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Sheesh mahal (mirror palace), located at Amber fort and palace, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Described as the “glittering jewel box in flickering candle light” in Frommer’s India, thousands of mirror mosaics on the walls and ceiling add to the eternal charm of the palace. 

Hawa Mahal - Jaipur, India

Hawa Mahal, meaning Palace of Winds, is popular for its elaborate facade. It is a standout landmark of the City of Jaipur, which is also known as the Pink City. 

Part of the City Palace complex, Hawa Mahal features 953 intricately carved windows, that provide great views of the old city, and were originally used by the ladies of the royal household, to watch the daily activities on the streets below.