Places To Visit in Jaipur

  • Amber (or Amer) Fort

    Amber (or Amer) Fort

    Amber Fort is the iconic attraction of Jaipur and a must on your itinerary. Suraj Pole, the sun facing royal entrance to the fort, is one of the classic blends of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Marvels like Ganesh Pol, Sila Devi Temple, Sheesh Mahal, Magic Flower Fresco and Man Singh ...

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  • Jaigarh Fort

    Jaigarh Fort

    Jaigarh Fort, which once held the royal treasury and acted as the defence system of Amber, is today a marvellous archetype of walls, watchtowers and bastions. You will be awed by the sight of Jaivan, the largest moving canon in Asia, which was thankfully fired only once. Also see the ...

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  • Nahargarh Fort

    Nahargarh Fort

    Also called the Tiger Fort, Nahargarh Fort is a cryptic fortress that was used as summer residence by royalty. The most splendid aspect of Nahargarh is the view of the city from the top, especially in the evenings. What’s more, it is a great place to drink and dine and ...

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  • City Palace

    City Palace

    Once the seat of Jaipur’s Maharaja and today a rich museum, the main citadel of Jaipur’s City Palace is a marriage of Mughal and Rajput architecture. The Palace complex is home to historical attractions like Mubarak Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Diwan-I-Khas, Diwan-I-Aam and Maharani Palace. ...

    Landmark Museum
  • Hawa Mahal

    Hawa Mahal

    The Palace of the Winds, or Hawa Mahal, was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh for royal women to view the busy streets of Johari Bazaar, while staying veiled behind the jharokhas. Go atop the five-storey building to take in that view. ...

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  • Jantar Mantar

    Jantar Mantar

    Jantar Mantar, the largest sundial in the world, is a World Heritage Site and definitely a must-not-miss on your trip to Jaipur. A guided tour (30 minutes to 1 hour) is recommended, and would cost Rs. 100. ...

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  • Govind Dev Jee Temple

    Govind Dev Jee Temple

    Owing to its multitude temples, Jaipur is often called the ‘City of Temples.’ One of the oldest temples in Jaipur, Govind Dev Jee is devoted to Lord Krishna and is visited by millions daily. Located in the City Palace campus, this temple exhibits superb architecture. ...

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  • Laxmi Narayan Temple

    Laxmi Narayan Temple

    The Laxmi Narayan Temple is more commonly referred to as the Birla Temple and it pays tribute to Lord Narayan in his various forms. The intricate carvings and the magnificent structure make the Birla Temple an artistic masterpiece. The special light effects at night, which augment the beauty of the ...

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  • Moti Doongri Ganesh Temple

    Moti Doongri Ganesh Temple

    The first invitation from every family for any auspicious occasion goes to the Moti Doongri Ganesh Temple. The Ganesha idol is adorned in a new attire every day. In addition, the temple adorns beautiful stone carvings all over and the figures of deities are engraved in shining white marble. ...

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  • Chokhi Dhani

    Chokhi Dhani

    The Chokhi Dhani Village Resort is a place where the old and the young alike can have fun! The resort has a rustic rural setting and takes you into the world of Rajputs. It captures the true spirit of Rajasthan and gives you a chance to pamper yourself with a ...

    For Kids Cultural
  • Rambagh Polo Ground

    Rambagh Polo Ground

    Another must-not-miss experience is to watch a polo match at the Rambagh Polo Ground. Even if there are no tournaments on, exhibition matches as well as practice sessions usually happen every evening between 4 pm and 6 pm. However, owing to Jaipur’s bristling heat, no matches happen during the summer ...

    Sports
  • Ram Niwas Garden

    Ram Niwas Garden

    In perfect blend with all that the city has to offer, Ram Niwas Garden has an atmosphere of tranquility and leisure. Located in the heart of Jaipur, it boasts of lush green lawns, pools, fountains and gorgeous floral beds. ...

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  • Sisodia Rani ka Bagh

    Sisodia Rani ka Bagh

    The refreshing greens of Sisodia Rani ka Bagh in Jaipur offers a great opportunity for an idyllic stroll. This garden was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh for his second wife who was a Sisodia princess. Sisodia Rani ka Bagh welcomes you with a sense of royalty and grandeur, with ...

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  • Vidyadhar Garden

    Vidyadhar Garden

    Displaying a brilliant blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture, Vidyadhar Garden is located in the centre of Jaipur city and is famous for its galleries and mural paintings depicting Radha-Krishna. Very well maintained, the garden offers stunning views and is the perfect place for those seeking solace. ...

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  • Jaipur Literature Festival

    Jaipur Literature Festival

    A five-day festival of the who’s who in the literary world. Meet writers, poets, playwrights, artists and journalists from around the world with back-to-back parallel sessions on various current issues. All this toppled with great food and a musical evening which has now become a main attraction of the event ...

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  • Elephant Festival

    Elephant Festival

    Come to Jaipur at the time of Holi (in March) and witness the most loved sport in a most unique setup- Elephant Polo! Watch elephants bedecked and embellished with garlands and ornaments. Some of them are also painted with vibrant colors. The best-looking elephant is awarded. Spot the female elephants ...

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  • Gangaur Festival

    Gangaur Festival

    One of the most popular festivals in the state of Rajasthan, this festival is ideally meant for the womenfolk who pray for an eternal life of their husbands. More popular for unmarried girls, during this festival, girls wish for a husband like Lord Shiva. Celebrated during the Chaitra period which ...

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  • Teej Festival

    Teej Festival

    Celebrated during the monsoon season in the month of July and August, Teej is eagerly awaited by women across Jaipur. Worshipping for the long life of their husbands, the festival is marked by many preparations like buying new clothes, applying mehendiI, singing songs and taking rides on swings. The local ...

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  • Donkey Festival

    Donkey Festival

    Celebrated only in Jaipur, this unique festival sees all the donkeys coming together at a place along with their caretakers. Donkeys are decorated and the best looking donkey is awarded. Donkey racing is organised which is an interesting sight to watch out for. Held in the month of October, a ...

    Cultural
  • Galtaji Temple

    Galtaji Temple

    Just 10 kilometres away from the city of Jaipur, this temple is also known as the monkey temple owing to the large number of monkeys present at the temple premises during daytime. Surrounded by small hills, Galtaji temple is dedicated to the Sun God, Balaji and Lord Hanuman.

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  • Albert Hall Museum

    Albert Hall Museum

    One of the oldest museums in Jaipur, it is also known as Government Central Museum and was built by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II in 1868. Boasting of the Indo-Saracenic architecture, the design of the museum is quiet similar to the Victoria and Albert museum in London.

    The ...

    Museum
  • Swargasuli Tower

    Swargasuli Tower

    Get set to capture the panoramic view of the pink city as you stand atop the Swargasuli Tower. Also known as tower to heaven, it was built in 1749 A.D. by Sawai Ishwari Singh to commemorate victory over Mewar and Marathas armies.

    The minaret is worth admiring as ...

    Landmark
  • Jal Mahal

    Jal Mahal

    Literally meaning as ‘Water Palace’, Jal Mahal is located amidst the Man Sagar Lake and was constructed by Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799. The beauty of the palace lies in its location as the palace cum hotel is standing in the centre of the lake.

    The ...

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  • Jantar Mantar

    Jantar Mantar

    An amalgam of science, art and religion; there are a total of 5 such structures in India. However, Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is by far the largest and the best sundial in the world apart from being listed as a World Heritage Site.

    This unique structure houses many ...

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  • Central Park

    Central Park

    Managed by the Jaipur Development Authority, Central Park is not just the central hub of the city but is also the largest park in Jaipur. Make your mornings more cheerful as you walk on a 5 kilometre long jogging track inside the park.

    A modern day park, it ...

    Parks and Gardens
  • Jawahar Kala Kendra

    Jawahar Kala Kendra

    Founded in 1983, Jawahar Kala Kendra is a cultural centre where both classical and folk art forms come together and put up a spectacular show celebrating Jaipur heritage.

    From plays like Rangayan, Kadva Sach and I will not cry to mythological tragedies at the performed at the open ...

    Cultural Museum
  • B M Birla Auditorium

    B M Birla Auditorium

    Host of many international events and exhibits, cultural programs and festivals; BM Birla Auditorium is one of the prime venues and conference centre (which can accommodate almost 1350 people) in Jaipur.

    Spread across 9.8 acres of land, it is centrally located and houses a museum, lawns, a computer ...

    Museum
  • Ladli Vocational Training Centre

    Ladli Vocational Training Centre

    Not exactly a touristy place but you would love to come here and touch lives of the little angels living here. A charity home, Ladli Vocational Training Centre is managed by the government of India who cater to the basic needs of living, education, food and training for orphaned children. ...

    Cultural
  • Diwan-e-Am

    Diwan-e-Am

    Popularly known as ‘Hall of Public Audience’ and the ‘Diwan Khana’ and built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in the eighteenth century, Diwan-e-Am was the place where the king would listen to the grievances of his people and take decisions. Currently, it is serving as a museum displaying camelback rides, ...

    Museum
  • Abhaneri Step Well

    Abhaneri Step Well

    A village in the Dausa district of Rajasthan, Abhaneri is famous for baoris (step wells) that were made to harvest rainwater. Chand Baori is the most popular and biggest step wells in India located right opposite the renowned Harshat Mata temple in Abhaneri. Boasting of 5,500 narrow steps in 13 ...

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  • Jaipur Zoo

    Jaipur Zoo

    If you love animals, you must visit the Jaipur Zoo when in the city. With over 50 species of animals and birds, from the spotted and Sambar deer to reptiles and migratory birds, the zoo offers a great experience both for kids and adults alike. One of the best in ...

    Zoo and Aquarium
  • Elefun

    Elefun

    Elefun is a place created to keep animals safe, while ensuring they are made to live in their natural environment. If you really wish to make a difference to the lives of elephants, then this is just the right place to begin with. Dedicated to conserving elephants, it’s a one-of-its-kind ...

    Nature For Kids
  • Elefantastic

    Elefantastic

    Elefantastic happens to be an eco-tourist park where you can not only enjoy watching elephants, but also take care of them. ...

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  • Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing

    Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing

    The museum was set up a decade ago to preserve the craft and hand block printing of the artisans of Jaipur. It is a small museum made out of pink sandstone. Hand block printing is the main occupation of the artisans here. When you enter the museum, you will find ...

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  • Monkey Temple

    Monkey Temple

    Monkey Temple is a part of a group of temples known as Galtaji. Galtaji is a cluster of temples and kunds (water tanks) located in the town of Khaniya-Balaji, near Jaipur. It is called the Monkey Temple because large tribes of monkeys have made it their home. One should ...

    Religious
  • Shila Devi Temple

    Shila Devi Temple

    The temple was constructed by Raja Mansingh who brought the statue of Goddess Shila Devi from Jessore, Bangladesh in 1604. It is said that the Goddess herself came in his dreams and ordered him to recover her statue lying under sear near Jessore. The statue was recovered in the form ...

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  • Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden

    Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden

    Sisodia Rani Palace and Gardens is one of the most popular attractions in Jaipur. Built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1779, the garden boasts of beautiful multi-level gardens, fountains, colorful pavilions and watercourses. Take a walk through the garden admiring the beautiful wall paintings depicting the Radha-Krishna love ...

    Park & Garden
  • Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum

    Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum

    Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, forms a major part of the great City Palace of Jaipur, is arguably the most popular attraction in Jaipur. Known for its magnificent art and outstanding architecture, the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum houses an unmatchable collection of arts, artifacts and handicrafts illustrating ...

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  • Surya Mandir

    Surya Mandir

    There are quite a few significant temples in Jaipur; Surya Mandir (Sun Temple) is one of them. Located somewhat far away from the main city, the temple is dedicated to the Sun God. Devotees, from far and wide, come to this temple to offer their prayers and revel in ...

    Religious Monument
  • Hanuman Temple

    Hanuman Temple

    Nestles in the silent hills of the Aravallis, the Hanuman Temple is an old temple dedicated to Lord Hanumana. The temple is visited by devotees who offer their prayers to the deity of the temple. Surrounded by hills on all sides, the temple provides a sense of isolation to visitors. ...

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  • Ganesh Pol Gateway

    Ganesh Pol Gateway

    Elegant and regal, the Ganesh Pol Gateway is named after the famous Hindu deity Lord Ganesha. The magnificent gateway is the entrance into the palaces of the maharajas. The gateway leads to three private palaces built around a Mughul-style garden, Charbagh. Tourists from all over the world flock to the ...

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  • Diwan e Khas Hall of Private Audience

    Diwan e Khas Hall of Private Audience

    Diwan-e-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) is considered as the most magnificent part of the glorious Amer Fort. The Diwan-e-Khas was the private audience hall of the maharajas who would covene with their advisors and courtesans here. The hall is adorned with marble floors and boasts of the most intricate architectural ...

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  • Jain Mandir Sanganer

    Jain Mandir Sanganer

    Located about 16 kilometres from Jaipur, the Jain Mandir of Sanganer is dedicated to Lord Adinath (Rishabh Dev). Built in red sandstone, the temple is an artistic masterpiece along with being one of the holiest Jain temples in the country. The red sandstone carvings and the marble work are spicailly ...

    Religious Monument
  • Ridhi Sidhi Pol

    Ridhi Sidhi Pol

    Ridhi Sidhi Pol is an important doorway in the magnificent City Palace of Jaipur. A testament to the structural brilliance and artistic grandeur of the people of bygone era, Ridhi Sidhi Pol bears both Rajput as well as Mughal architectural elements. Ridhi Sidhi Pol has four small doorways representing the ...

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  • Mayo College Museum

    Mayo College Museum

    Mayo College Musuem is a part of the renowned Mayo College of Ajmer. The illustrious museum may be one of a kind museum in India. The museum is in possession of a priceless collection of antiques and armory. The museum also has a vast collection of artifact, old paintings, sculptures, ...

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  • The Statue Circle

    The Statue Circle

    The Statue Circle is a historical landmark in the Pink City. Reminiscent of the rich history and architecture of Jaipur, the Statue Circle is a tribute to the founder of Jaipur – Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II. The Statue Circle got its name from the majestic statue of Maharaja Sawai ...

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  • Chand Pol Moon Gate

    Chand Pol Moon Gate

    Chand Pol (Moon Gate) is one of the finest specimens of Rajput architecture in Jaipur. An imposing structure, Chand Pol offers spectacular views of the famed old bazaar and glimpses of the Rajasthani culture. The gate was the entry gate in the western part of the three mighty walls ...

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  • Gatore Ki Chhatriyan

    Gatore Ki Chhatriyan

    Surrounded by green hills, the Gatore Ki Chhatriyan is a complex of temples and tombs in the foothills of the Nahargarh (Tiger) Fort. It was the royal crematorium for the majestic rulers of Rajasthan. The beautiful edifice also has a cenotaph for each of the more famous maharajas cremated there. ...

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  • Chandra Mahal

    Chandra Mahal

    Situated inside the leviathan City Palace, the Chandra Mahal was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II. The magnificent palace is a seven storied citadel that is home to verdant gardens, marvelous paintings and ornately decorated ceilings. Luxury, beauty and architectural brilliance, Chnadra Mahal is a must visit place for anyone ...

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  • Govind Devji Temple

    Govind Devji Temple

    Govind Devji Temple is one of the oldest and one of the most sacred temples in Jaipur. Located in the City Palace complex, the temple is dedicated to Govind Devji who is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Krishna. The idol inside the temple is believed to look exactly ...

    Religious Monument
  • Rusirani Village

    Rusirani Village

    Rusirani Village is a remarkable village located on the outskirts of Jaipur. The small village is a reflection of the traditional and natural beauty of Rajasthan. The village is home to the famous abhaneri step wells and temples that are more than 5000 years old. The villagers are simple but ...

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  • Panna Meena ka Kund

    Panna Meena ka Kund

    Panna Meena Ka Kund, also known as Panna Mian Ki Baoli, is an eight storey step well located on the Jaipur-Amer road. Built in the 16th century, the sight storey well has criss-cross steps arranged on three sides with small niches created into the walls. Not only did ...

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  • Gallery Artchill

    Gallery Artchill

    Opened in the year 1994 and being among the biggest contemporary art galleries in India, Gallery Artchill features collections of many famous artists. From sculptures to paintings, drawings to photo art and 3D designs to multimedia works, this gallery has organized many exhibitions and art camps with a huge participation ...

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  • Sheesh Mahal

    Sheesh Mahal

    Located on the Delhi-Jaipur highway in Amber Fort, around 11 kilometres from Jaipur and built with marble and red sandstone, Sheesh Mahal, also known as the Palace of Mirrors is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Jaipur. The beauty of this palace lies in the fact that even ...

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  • Alice Garg National Seashells Museum

    Alice Garg National Seashells Museum

    Miles and miles away from the sea, Alice Garg National Seashells Musuem, as the name suggests, displays a collection of about 3000 beautiful seashells right in the middle of the desert. The different patterns, sizes, variety and colours of these seashells will leave you awe-struck. Look forward to this beautiful ...

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