Jaipur Things to Do

  • Jantar Mantar
    by Willettsworld
  • Clocktower at the corner of Sarvatobhadra Chowk.
    Clocktower at the corner of...
    by pfsmalo
  • Samrat Yantra
    Samrat Yantra
    by Herkbert

Most Viewed Things to Do in Jaipur

  • 1. Amber Fort

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We had a guide for the city and our first stop was Amber (pronounced Amer) fort. A steep ramp led to the entrance, at which point you could walk up or take an elephant ride up. There is some...

    more
  • 2. Hawa Mahal

    The Hawa Mahal is a beautifully designed structure, which is in reality just a facade covering what was the women's wing of the city palace. The Hawa Mahal covers 5 floors and its pyramidal structure...

    more
  • 3. City Palace

    4 out of 5 stars

    The City Palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh and is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. It is surrounded by spacious courtyards, gardens, and temples. There are several buildings...

    more
  • 4. Jantar Mantar

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Jantar Mantar is the largest stone astronomical observatory in the world. It was built by Maharaja Jai Sawai Singh between 1727 and 1733 and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The observatory has...

    more
  • 5. Jaigarh fort

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

    more
  • 6. Jai Mahal - lake palace

    From the road between Jaipur and Amber Fort, you will see the beautiful Jal Mahal (Water Palace) which is located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. The palace was built in red sandstone by Madho Singh...

    more
  • 7. 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...

    more
  • 8. Choki Dhani - Ethnic resort

    BAD Experience - It was my first visit with 30 friends and family at Chokhi Dhani, Jaipur, WORST service i have experienced. The food was not all that great they promise, gone through with stomach...

    more
  • 9. Monkey Temple

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

    more
  • 10. 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...

    more
  • 11. 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...

    more
  • 12. Elephant ride and festival

    Ah, a somewhat controversial item, but one we enjoyed. Our tour group arranged for us to enter the fort via elephant. It was an incredible experience to be sure. We had a younger elephant named "Kari"...

    more
  • 13. 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...

    more
  • 14. Shesh Mahal

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Sheesh Mahal is located inside the Amber Fort and is beautiful to see. It is a palace that used pieces of mirrors and gemstones to decorate the walls and ceiling. These would reflect the sunshine...

    more
  • 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...

    more
  • 16. '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...

    more
  • 17. 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....

    more
  • 18. Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden.

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

    more
  • 19. 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,...

    more
  • 21. 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...

    more
  • 22. 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...

    more
  • 23. The Albert Hall, Jaipur.

    Taking roughly 10 years to build, after laying the first stone during Alberts visit to India in 1876, in fact it was undecided what to do with it. After many...

    more
  • 24. 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...

    more
  • 25. 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,...

    more
  • Jaipur Hotels

    199 Hotels in Jaipur

    8 Reviews

  • Ask a Question

    Got a question about Jaipur? Get an answer from our Location locals and frequent travelers

Instant Answers: Jaipur

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

29 travelers online now

Comments

Jaipur Things to Do

Reviews and photos of Jaipur things to do posted by real travelers and locals. The best tips for Jaipur sightseeing.

View all Jaipur hotels