Jaipur Things to Do

  • Jantar Mantar
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    No harem ladies - only local tourists
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    Sacred water bassin at the Galta Temple
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Most Viewed Things to Do in Jaipur

  • 1. Amber Fort

    Amber Fort is one of the most beautiful and impressive fortresses of India. Located a few kilometers north of Jaipur in a hilly area it was a regional capital before Jai Singh II. decided to build a...

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  • 2. City Palace

    The city palace complex still has some areas reserved as royal residence, but several buildings are opened to public as a museum. Different buildings and yards, arches and rooms, provide a very...

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  • 3. HAWA MAHAL

    This is the most important attraction of Jaipur, the Hawa Mahal or the Palace of the Winds. It is located in Jaipurs old town and like all the buildings in this area it's painted in pink. Actually...

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  • 4. Jantar Mantar

    As the founder of Jaipur was a passionate astrologer he built a big observatory in the middle of his city. The instruments are made of stone and quite impressive and it was interesting to hear about...

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  • 5. Jai Mahal - lake palace

    On our way back from Amber Fort to Jaipur we made a short stop at Jal Mahal. This water palace is located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. As the weather was still misty the palace looked very...

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  • 6. Monkey Temple

    I just adore monkeys and there was no way I was going to pass up the opportunity to go to Galta Temple. After stopping for a very late lunch we went to Galta Temple – also known as Monkey Temple. At...

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  • 7. Jaigarh fort

    Jaigarh Fort was built in 1726 by Jai Singh. It was originally constructed to tighten the security of Jaipur and Amber Fort which is located just below. Since it is located high on a high hill you...

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  • 8. Nahargarh or Tigerfort

    From Jaigarh Fort, it was 52 turns within 2 km. up to Nahargarh Fort. It stands on the edge - a sheer ridge - of the Aravalli Hills. The views over Jaipur and Man Sagar Lake are absolutely...

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  • 9. Choki Dhani - Ethnic resort

    Visit Choki Dhani you'll definitely feel the ambiance of authentic Rajasthani village. They have a restaurant and even a hotel which could be costly though, they have some packages available. Kindly...

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  • 10. The Entrance of City Walls

    It's not hard to understand why Jaipur is called the pink city when one sees the city walls! Built in 1727 when the city was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II, the walls encircling most of the old city...

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  • 11. Museums

    The Central Museum has vast number of antiques stored in and is absolutely fabulous. One of the oldest and the most famous Museum is the Government Central Museum or Albert museum was constructed...

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  • 12. Elephant ride and festival

    Jaipur was a favourite spot with the important personalities of the British Raj and the Maharajas always arranged for their guests of honour elephant rides up to the Amber palace. Even today, the...

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  • 13. Birla Mandir

    I revisited this place again on 16th November'2012. This time I could take pictures by going inside the campus! I used my 10-20 lens! The Birlas are one of the richest Industrialists of India, who...

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  • 14. 'The Rambagh Palace'

    The most sumptuous palace in Jaipur (that is open to the public, at least), Rambagh Palace is also the city's most expensive hotel, run by the Taj Group. It is set amid impeccably manicured gardens...

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  • 15. Meet the Maharaja of Jaipur

    The Maharaja of Jaipur holds control over the City Palace, but has been required for political and cultural reasons to open up most of it to the public. However, there are parts of the City Palace...

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  • 16. Shesh Mahal

    One palace have many names like Shesh Mahal, Mirrors Palace, Diwan-i-khas, Jai Mandir etc.The marble jai Mandir, the Hall of Victory is famous for its inlaid panel and dazzling mirrors fabulous...

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  • 17. Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden.

    This palace was bult by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in 1710 A.D. for accommdating his rani (Queen).Who was priacens of Udaipur and who wanted to live in a separate palace other then those in Amber.She...

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  • 18. Saree shopping

    We heard that Jaipur was the place to buy silks and jewelery and we did but I found the experience frustrating because in the bazaar there are a ton of stalls the majority of which sell cheap fabrics,...

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  • 19. Camel safari tour

    The camelride goes through several villages, a small dessert and a large savanna area. In the villages the people want to get to know you better. They like being on pictures and touching your hair....

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  • 21. Galta Temple

    Just a few kilometers east of Jaipur in a picturesque valley we visited the Galta Temple. Some people also call it the Monkey Temple because there is a big...

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  • 22. Samode Hotel

    This was the first time that we lost ourselves inside the hotel, with the feelings of being in a featured monument. All the space is absolutely fantastic, and,...

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  • 23. Cenotaphs of Royal Gaitor

    You can reach the Cenotaphs of Royal Gaitor using the Zorawar or Samrat gates at the northern city wall. (A cenotaph is a tomb or a monument erected in honor of...

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  • 24. Rugs show

    I am always the target: anywhere I go, Fernanda's incapacity to show indifference makes me the bad guy that, after having dozens of rugs at his feet, ends...

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  • 25. MOTI DUNGRI FORT of Gayatri Devi

    The Moti Dungri fort perched atop the Moti Dungri hill is a replica of a Scottish fort. The term Moti Dungri means Hill of Pearls. There is also an ancient...

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