Best Tourist Places To Visit in Jaipur – Pink City of India
Places to visit in Jaipur

Best Tourist Places To Visit in Jaipur – Pink City of India

If you’re planning for a trip in Rajasthan then Jaipur should be at the top in your list. There are many famous places & activities offered by Jaipur. The best time to visit in Jaipur is between October to March because during this time the climate becomes more pleasant. Okay, let’s come to the topic that which Activities & sightseeing in Jaipur will make you feel pleased. Now, you might ask Why? Well, here are some reasons rich heritage, culture, architecture, Bargain filled Bazaar, Mouth-watering Rajasthani cuisines and Activities for Travelers in Jaipur.

Jaipur is also known as Pink City & it is the capital city of Rajasthan. It is located 268 km from Delhi and offers many best places to visit in Jaipur. It also serves as a gateway to other famous tourist destinations like Jodhpur, Udaipur, Kota, Jaisalmer, and Mount Abu. You will amaze to know that Jaipur is home to two UNESCO world heritage sites, Jantar Mantar and Amber Fort.

Best Tourist visiting places at Pink city of India – Jaipur

  • Hawa Mahal
  • City Palace
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Albert Hall Museum
  • Jal Mahal
  • Amer Fort
  • Srijagat Siromanji Temple
  • Sisodia Rani Garden
  • Birla Mandir
  • Galtaji Temple
  • Johari Bazar

1. Hawa Mahal

The very first place that you should visit in Jaipur is “Hawa Mahal” because Firstly, it’s near to Jaipur Railway Station in case you are traveling by Train. Secondly, Jaipur has a hot climate & Hawa Mahal is Designed so well that when a light breeze passes through the palace it makes the whole palace cool even in summer.

This Palace was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. The sole purpose of building this palace was that the royal women were not allowed to interact with ordinary people but if still, they want royals can watch lifestyle and festival celebrations from the window of Hawa Mahal & this is one of the most visited sightseeing in Jaipur.

Visiting hours = 9 AM- 4:30 PM

Entry fee = Indian – INR 50/person, Foreign – INR 200/person

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2. City Palace

city palace
City Palace

It has several palaces, gardens, and temples. Each structure in City Palace gas its own name and known for different purposes. In every structure, you will see paintings and handiwork with a blend of Mughal and Rajput architectural style. Most of the part of the city palace is Museum through a major part of the palace is still the royal residence. The most visited structure in the complex is Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple. The museum is a must to visit the place in the City Palace.

Explore time = 1-2 Hours

Visiting hours = 9 AM to 5 PM

Entry fee = Indian – INR190, Foreign – INR500

3. Jantar Mantar

The main use of this as a Calculating Instrument in the past days. It was built in 1734 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. He constructed five observatories in different cities to create a more accurate Zij (an Islamic instrumental book that has parameters for astronomical calculation of the position of planets, stars, and moon).

Explore time = 1-2 Hours

Visiting hours = 9 AM to 5 PM

Entry fee = Indian – INR50, Foreign – INR200

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4. Albert Hall Museum

It is built-in 1876 as a concert hall but later the Maharaja Pratap Singh suggested to use it as a museum. There are 16 sixteen galleries inside the museum which contain Metal Art, Pottery, Sculptures, Arms and Armor, Clay work, Marble art and much more. Apart from these, you will find a special ‘Gallery of the Month’, which showcases any unique collection.

Visiting hours = 9 AM to 5 PM

Entry fee = Indian – INR 40, Foreign -INR 300

Explore time = 1-2 Hours

5. Jal Mahal

If you want to experience the Rajput style of architecture, then Jal Mahal is a place must visit. It appears to float in the center of Sagar lake. The most interesting thing about this place is that it is a five-story building, of which four remains underwater. It’s the best place for photography and no one will stop you from capturing the beauty of this place.

The restoration work was done in 2011 after which its beauty is remarkable. The Ideal time to visit Jal Mahal is in October. If you’re traveling to New Delhi to Jaipur or vice-versa then you should visit Jal Mahal because this place is closer to the Delhi Road.

Visiting hours = 6 AM – 6 PM

Entry fee = Free

Explore time = 1-2 Hours

6. Amer Fort

This is the second most visited sightseeing in Jaipur after Hawa Mahal & this fort is visited by over 5000 tourists daily. Its clad in pink and yellow sandstone and it is a paradise for photographers.

Fun fact about this place is that you have an option of visiting fort by elephant ride which costs around INR500. Adventurous people can just hike all the way up to the top. There is Sound and Light show that hosts daily at 7:30 PM in English that costs INR200 and at 8:30 PM in Hindi for INR100.

Visiting hours = 9 AM – 5 PM

Entry fee = Indian – INR100, Foreign – INR500

Explore time = Around 4 hours

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7. Srijagat Siromanji Temple

This temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Meera Bai. According to history the statue of Lord Krishna in the temple is the same that Meera Bai used to worship in Mewar. When you will enter in the temple, you will see a beautiful archway that is flanked by the carvings of elephants. It is interesting to note that the “Archwaywas made form a single piece of marble. This temple also has a white marble statue of Lord Vishnu.

Visiting hours = Morning – 6 AM to 1 PM, Evening – 4 PM to 8 PM

Entry fees = Free

Explore time = Around 40 minutes

8. Sisodia Rani Garden

This Garden beautifully maintained the place with a stepped garden, mountains around and it’s quiet and peaceful because you won’t find many crowds. The reason behind not being crowded is that this place is located far from every other tourist destination. This garden was constructed in 1728 by Sawai Jai Singh for his second queen.

It’s an exquisite blend of traditional Indian Mughal architecture. The garden is filled with various lush green shrubs and scented flowers, plant species. The walls of the garden are decorated with murals of Radha- Lord Krishan. This place is located on Jaipur Highway, so you can only visit this garden by bus, cab own transport.

Visiting hours = 9 AM to 6 PM

Entry fee = Indian – INR50, Foreign – INR200 

Explore time = 1-2 hours

9. Birla Mandir

This is a beautiful temple was built in 1988 by the Birla group of industries, one of the business tycoons in India. The thing that amazes the most is that the statues of Goddess Lakshmi and Narayan attract the attention because it was made from one piece of marble, that too with the premium quality marble. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. If you ever want to visit this temple best time is “Janmashtami, which is celebrated as the birth of Lord Krishna.

Visiting hours = 8 AM to 12 PM & 4 PM to 8 PM

Temple timing = 6AM to 12PM & 3PM to 8:30PM

Entry fee = Indian – INR50, Foreign – INR200 

Explore time = 1-2 hours

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10. Galtaji Temple

It is situated in the Aravalli hills and the building is decorated with painted walls, round roofs, and pillars. This place has holy Kunds, pavilions and much more to explore. This place has temples of different Lords like Lord Ram, Lord Krishna, Lord Hanuman.

Things worth noticing is that it not only has natural freshwater, but it also has the holiest Kund- “Galta Kund” and is believed never to get dry.   

Visiting hours = 5 AM to 9 PM

Entry fee = Free

Camera fee = INR50

Explore time = 1-2 hours

11. Johari Bazar

When you get tired of walking and exploring forts, monuments, temples then this Johari Bazaar is for you to get refreshed and relax by walking in the most renowned Jewellery markets in Jaipur. The word Johari means “Jeweler”. There is a wide range of collection of a variety of products and items. Johari Bazar is nothing but the portrayal of wealthy culture and endowment of Rajasthan. Apart from jewelry shops, you can also find shops of fabrics, textiles, sarees, etc.

Explore time = 3-4 hours

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Frequently Asked Questions?

Q. How to reach Jaipur?

A. Jaipur is well connected by Air, Bus & Train. You have to book your ticket through any booking on any website. You can book your bus and train tickets through Red Bus and IRCTC website respectively.

Q. Can we carry a Camera inside forts & monuments?

A. Well, there is no such objection on carrying the camera inside, but some forts charge some extra amount for cameras.

Q. Why Jaipur called the Pink City of India?

A. If you visit Jaipur, then you have to look at every building, Street, markets and even all historical places are clay in Pink color that’s the reason Jaipur is also known as Pick city India.

Q. What are the best places to visit in Jaipur?

A. There are many places offered by Jaipur like Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jal Mahal, Amer Fort, Galtaji Temple, and many more.

Q. Best Time to visit in Jaipur?

A. The best time to visit in Jaipur is between October to March because during this time the climate becomes more pleasant.

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Roshan Panjiyara

Roshan Panjiyara is a Travel blogger & adviser. The aim of this website provides information about Travel planning, how you can choose the best travel destination, hotels, transfers & flights in budget price for your memorable trips.

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