• 23 Popular Places To Visit In Jaipur

    23 Popular Places To Visit In Jaipur


    Jaipur, a repository of history and tradition reflects the true essence of the royal life led by the Maharajas of the bygone era. The spellbinding architectural marvel of the magnificent palaces, forts and mahals will leave you craving for more. The museums showcasing the costumes, ornaments, armors and paintings serve as a reminder to the citys close connections to the Rajput clan. But wait, thats not all; this pink city offers much more than just the rich royal heritage to all the travelers.

    The melodious sound of folk Rajasthani songs and the mouthwatering cuisines will awe your senses and the sacred temples will serve your devoutness. The busy markets and street lanes will attract the shopaholic in you whereas the enticing lakes will provide an escape from the busy city lives. The pink hue that pervades throughout the city will paint you in its color and reinvigorate your mood.

    Given below is a list of tourist places that will serve as the perfect itinerary for your next escapade to Jaipur. Check it out so that you dont miss any of the exciting places of the city.


  • Jantar Mantar

    Jantra Mantrais the most popular Place in Jaipuar

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    Largest among the five astronomical observatories built in the 18th century by Maharaja Jai Singh II, Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is also entitled as the largest sundial of the world. Jai Singh, being an avid philosopher, designed this astronomical unit to view the position of various celestial bodies with naked eye. A tour of this intriguing and fascinating monument is a must while visiting Jaipur. The entrance ticket for Indians is Rs.20 and for foreigners is Rs.100.

  • Hawa Mahal

    Hawa Mahal is the most famous place in Jaipur

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    The landmark of Jaipur, the magnificent Hawa Mahal, is one of the most picturesque monuments of the city. This five-storey building was constructed by Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799 for the women to have a view of the busy lanes of Johari Bazaar without being noticed by the locals. The magnificent Palace of Wind was constructed using pink sandstone to give it the typical pyramid color and look. The entry fee for this magnificent Mahal is Rs.10 for Indians and Rs.50 for foreigners. If you are a photography buff, then you need to pay additional charge for taking camera inside the premises.

  • City Palace

    City Palace is the most popular place in Jaipur

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    Once the ruling seat of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the majestic City Palace complex is converted into museum to preserve the artifacts and other items of the good old times. The Chandra Mahal and the Mubarak Mahal are the major attractions among other fascinating courtyards, gardens and edifices of the palace complex. The Virendra Pol, Udai Pol and the Tripolia Gate, the three entrance gateways to the palace, are a true sight to behold. A tour of this palace costs Rs.40 for Indians and Rs.300 for others. Extra payment of Rs.50 needs to be made to take a camera along with you into the palace complex.

  • Nahargarh Fort

    Nahargarh Fort is the most popular place in Jaipur

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    Nahargarh or abode of tigers is the name given to the splendid fort built atop the Aravalli Hills by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1734. Connected to the majestic Jaigarh fort, this fort complex was built to defend the city from any foreign threat. This fort is an example of great Indo-European architecture. It also houses two temples; one, of deity of Jaipur rulers and the other of Prince Nahar Singh. An entry fee of Rs.10 for Indians and Rs.30 for foreign nationals need to be paid before visiting the magnificent fort complex.

  • Jal Mahal

    Jal Mahal is the most popular place in Jaipur

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    Translated as the Water Palace, the magnificent Jal Mahal was constructed by Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. This palace is built using red sandstone and displays a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. This five-storey high palace has its four storeys submerged in water and only the top most is visible floating in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. Visit this palace to have an incredible view of the floating Water Palace at the cost of Rs.50 only.

  • Royal Gaitor Tumbas

    Royal Gaitor Tumbas is the most popular place in Jaipur

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    Located at the foothills of Nahargarh Fort, about 15 km. from the city, is the mausoleum of the Royal family of Jaipur. This quiet complex houses two main courtyards where the cenotaphs of Royal Maharajas are erected. The cenotaph of Maharaja Jai Singh II, the founder of Jaipur, is distinguishably made using white marbles and impressive carvings. Visit this funerary complex to spend some quiet time away from the noisy city life.

  • Anokhi Museum Of Hand Printing

    Anokhi Museum Of Hand Printing is the most popular place in Jaipur

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    Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, as the name suggests is a gallery displaying the traditional Rajasthani block printing technique in large number. This three storeyed museum is lined with numerous textiles and fabrics printed in unique designs and patterns. The major attraction of this museum is the haveli in which it is housed. The entry fee for this culturally rich museum is Rs.30 for adults and Rs.20 for students.

  • Central Park

    Central Parkis the most famous palace in Jaipur

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    Central Park is literally in the center of the city. Start your day with a morning walk and spend a peaceful evening in the lush green park. The attractions of this park are the 5 km long jogging track and musical fountains that transform your dull and boring day into a calm and quiet outing. Bird lovers can also visit this park to catch a glimpse of the migratory birds that flock this park around the year.

  • Man Sagar Lake

    A dam was constructed to obstruct the natural flow of Dharbavati River in the year 1610 by Raja Man Singh to give rise to this amazing artificial lake called Man Sagar Lake. Travelers from different part of the city visit this place to capture the picturesque view of this clear blue lake encircled by hills and the Jal Mahal floating majestically in the center. Visit this serene lake to spend some time away from the hustle bustle of the city in the symphony of migratory birds that flock this lake.

  • Jawahar Kala Kendra

    Jawahar Kala Kendra is the most famous place in Jaipur

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    Jawahar Kala Kendra, a complex for cultural activities, was started in the year 1983 to display the culture and tradition of the rich Rajasthani heritage. It has three performing areas namely Madhyavarti, Rangayan and Krishnayan. This theatre is an initiative by the Government of Rajasthan to bridge the gap between the old culture and the modern views. Visit this Kala Kendra to have a closer look at the paintings, handicrafts, artifacts and other things that are a displayed in this museum.

  • Jaipur Zoo

    Jaipur Zoo is the most popular place in Jaipur

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    Opened in the year 1877, this age-old zoo should be a must visit place in your travel list while holidaying in Jaipur. A ghariyal breeding farm was set up here in the year 1999, which is the fourth largest breeding farm in the country. There are as many as 50 different species of birds and animals in this zoo, making it one of the best zoos in the country. The entry ticket for Indians is Rs.15 per head whereas for foreigners it is Rs.150 per head. It is open on all days of the week except Tuesday.

  • Birla Mandir Temple

    Birla Mandir Temple is the most famous place in Jaipur

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    The magnificent white marvel set amidst the lush greenery provides respite to the travelers from the busy lives of the city. This temple echoes with the tunes of Lord Vishnus prayers all the time and provides religious bliss to the mind and the soul. This Birla Mandir is located at the base Moti Dungri hill on an elevated ground. Visit this pious Lakshmi Narayan Temple to loose yourself in the spiritual aura of this place.

  • Govind Devji Temple

    Govind Devji Temple is the most famous place in Jaipur

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    Located in the City Palace Complex, the Govind Devji Temple is a sacred temple constructed in the name of Lord Krishna by Emperor Akbar. The idol of Govind Devji, an incarnation of Lord Krishna, is said to resemble the image of the actual god completely. Visit this sacred temple to attain spiritual peace and upliftment of the soul.

  • Raj Mandir Cinema

    Raj Mandir Cinema is the most famous place in Jaipur

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    If you are a movie buff and want to spend some time watching the latest Bollywood movies, then Raj Mandir, located on the Bhagwan Das Road is the apt location. One of the largest movie theaters in the country, Raj Mandir is famous for its modern architecture and opulent interiors. It is recommended that you book your tickets in advance, as this movie theatre is jam packed even on weekdays.

  • Chokhi Dhani Village

    Chokhi Dhani Village  Of Indology is the most popular place in Jaipur

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    If you want to experience the true essence of Rajasthani culture, their food, costumes and dance forms, then Chokhi Dhani is the best location for you. The idea behind this artificially created village is to bring the modern generation closer to the roots of their culture and make them aware of the lifestyle of a typical Rajasthani village. The entry fee for adults is Rs.600-Rs.900 and for children below 3.5 feet is Rs.350- Rs.650.

  • Conclusion

    Having read that, the people of the pink city welcome every traveler with open arms. Jaipur, the city of palaces will serve the traveler in you that you might have lost due to the busy schedule of your daily life. Pack your bags and get going because Jaipur is waiting for you.

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