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Jaipur Pink City Full-Day Tour Including Lunch and Camel Ride
"You will be picked up at 8:30 am from your hotel lobby and drive first to see Amber Fort located in the ancient capital Amber in Jaipur. After Amber Fort see Jal Mahal's (Water Palace) architectural beauty and  the beautiful Man Sagar Lake
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Full-Day Jaipur City Tour
"You will be picked up from your hotel at 8.00am and start the excursion by visiting Amber Fort the ancient capital of the state. Perched on a hill some 11km from Jaipur and nestling among the Aravalli Hills is the historic fort-palace of Amber. Set in a picturesque background the splendid Amber Fort (Jaigarh) was built in 1600 by Raja Man Singh commander-in-chief of the Mughal army during Akbar's reign and certainly one the greatest general of medieval India. The fort also made the headlines after Independence when it was supposed to be the most likely hiding place of the Kuchwahas' famous lost you will be stopping for a few minutes for photography at Jal Mahal and continue to City Palace
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Majestic Jaipur Day Tour
"As you begin this tour a chauffeur-driven private car will pick you up from your hotel in Jaipur at 9:00 AM and you will be introduced to your guide for the day.You will start by visiting Amber Fort. Here you will enjoy an elephant ride to the top of the palace. The el embellished headdresses and will give you a chance to experience life as a royal of the Maharajas. Inside the Fort you will visit the Hall of Victory or Jag Mandir and Sheesh Mahal - a room with all four walls and ceiling completely embedded with glittering mirror pieces specially imported from Belgium during that period. Next you will visit the Galtaji Temple
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Monkey Temple Tips (8)

Monkeys at Galta 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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Donna_in_India
May 17, 2015

Galta

10km out of Jaipur, Galta is a pilgrim spot. It is visited for its temples as the sage Galav is mean to have lived and meditated here. It really is a beautiful, beautiful place.Monkey Temple - As you...
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smirnofforiginal
Apr 29, 2010

the monkey temple

Wow! This place is stunning-like a lost city in the middle of craggy hills. I couldnt stop staring and then you enter-its got pools of water, monkeys dipping inside the water, not swimming but...
jane.amanda
Apr 04, 2010

Galtaji/Monkey Temple

It is an ancient pilgrimage centre lying beyond the gardens amidst low hills.Temples, pavilions and holy kunds (natural spring and water tanks) along with lush landscape make it a delightful spot.The...
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RAJASTHANBYCAR
Jun 03, 2008

Monkey Temple

The Monkey Temple, a.k.a “Galta” or the “temple of the Sun God”, is my favourite place in Jaipur, or even in the whole Rajasthan.First of all because once I got there, there was no one tourist beside...
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schlumpf
Jan 28, 2005

Monkey Temple

The several temples of the Monkey Temple complex are both beautiful and the scenes of intense devotion by Hindu celebrants.Though hundreds of monkeys live on the grounds, this is not principally a...
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NedHopkins
Jan 18, 2005

Monkey walhalla!

If you just can't get enough of monkeys, you shouldn't miss the Monkey temple (Galta Temple) It's in the east of Jaipur, behind the Sun Temple. It exists of some temples and three water bassins on top...
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20011019
Aug 27, 2004

Monkey Temple: Ganesh

Over a dozen worshippers were offering their devotions in the main temple devoted to Ganesh, the 'elephant god.'A close look at this picture will reveal bits of food and incense left for the god.
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NedHopkins
Jan 18, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Monkey Temple

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Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh is a lot closer to Jaipur with an impressive view over the city to the City Palace. The name means "Abode of the Tigers". Built by Jai Singh the founder of Jaipur, this fort was added to...
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Jai Mahal - lake palace

We stopped briefly for photos here on our way back into town from the Amber Fort. The Jal Mahal sits in the south west corner of Man Sagar Lake, a man-made lake created in the 16th century when a dam...
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Jantar Mantar

This was one of our favourite sights in Jaipur, and indeed, one of Chris’s favourites from the whole trip – he found it totally fascinating, as did I. For both of us it had a double appeal – not only...
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City Palace

The City Palace is a large palace complex located in the historical center of Jaipur. The palace was built in 1729 - 1732 during the reign of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II with additions coming from...
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Jaigarh fort

Jaigarh Fort is located on the top of the hill, by the name of Cheel ka Teela (Hill of Eagles). Jaigarh Fort is also known as the 'Victory Fort'.It overlooks the mountains,amber fort and lake...
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Albert Hall Museum

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 discussions of whether it would be the...
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Getting to Monkey Temple

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Govind Devji Temple, J.D.A. Market, Kanwar NagarJaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India

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