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Best Places To Visit In Jaipur

Best Place In Jaipur to Visit

Jaipur is one of the most wonderful places to visit in India. Its historic forts, palaces and mesmerizing architecture are a tourist’s dream come true. It is also a host to a plethora of museums and galleries, making it a must-visit destination for art lovers alike. The Pink city has more than just culture to offer its visitors – Rajasthan’s desert beauty is just as dazzling as its vibrant architecture.

Below is the list of Best Places in Jaipur to Visit

Attraction Location
Amber Fort and Palace Devisinghpura
Nahargarh Fort Brahampuri
Jaigarh Fort Devisinghpura
City Palace Jaleb Chowk
Hawa Mahal Badi Choupad
Jantar Mantar Kanwar Nagar
Jal Mahal Amer Road
Albert Hall Museum Kailash Puri, Adarsh Nagar
Rambagh Palace Bhawani Singh Road
Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh Lal Dungri
Amar Jawan Jyoti Janpath, Lalkothi
Jaipur Zoo Museum Road, Kailash Puri
Chokhi Dhani 12 Miles Tonk Road, Sitapur
Birla Mandir Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Tilak Nagar
Central Park Prithviraj Road, Rambagh
Galtaji Temple Shri Galta Peetham, Galva Ashram
Govind Dev Ji Temple Jalebi Chowk
Raj Mandir Cinema Bhagwant Das Road, Ashok Nagar
Jaipur Wax Museum Amer Road
Dolls Museum Adarsh Nagar
Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing Kheri Gate, Amber
Bapu Bazar Biseswarji
Moti Dungri Moti Doongri Road, Tilak Nagar
Panna Meena ka Kund Amer
Kanak Vrindavan Garden Amer Road
Johari Bazaar Near Badi Chopar Bus Stop
Elephantastic Delhi-Jaipur Expressway
1135 AD, Amer Amer Palace
Suvarna Mahal Taj Rambagh Palace, Bhawani Singh Road
Spice Court Civil Lines
World Trade Park Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg
Amigos Bar Hotel Om Tower, MI Road

 

1. Amber Fort and Palace

Amber Fort, a majestic fort and palace. One of the most iconic forts in Jaipur, Amber Fort is steeped in history and remains a glorious example of architectural brilliance. The fort includes magnificent structures like the Sheesh Mahal, Shukh Niwas, and the Diwan-e-Khas or Hall of Private Audience. The light and sound show held here every evening brings alive the fort and its history, which is something you must not miss out on!

  • Location: Devisinghpura
  • Fort Timings: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm; every day
  • Light and Sound Show Timings: 7:30 pm (English), 8:00 pm (Hindi)
  • Entry Fee:₹ 25 for Indians; ₹ 10 for students, ₹ 200 for foreigners
  • Light and Sound Show Tickets: ₹ 250 + GST

2. Nahargarh Fort

You can’t visit Jaipur without making a trip to the Nahargarh Fort. Built in 1734 by Jai Singh II, the then Maharaja of Jaipur, Nahargarh Fort was part of the city’s defense circle, along with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort. The fort served as a hunting retreat for the royal family. Today it is a splendid viewpoint to watch glorious sunsets over the Pink City.

  • Location: Brahampuri
  • Timings: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 10 for Indians; ₹ 50 for foreigners

3. Jaigarh Fort

The Fort of Jaigarh is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Jaipur. Located on a high hill, the fort commands panoramic views of the city and is home to a number of important archaeological artifacts. The top half of the fort encompasses what was once used as an arsenal and manufacture facility where cannons were made on site. The lower part of the fort contains a beautiful garden area known as ‘Pratapgarh Bagh’, which was once used by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II for relaxation and recreation. It is located in Cheel Ka Tila, Aravali Range, which boasts of rugged beauty. The fort was a place of artillery production for the rulers of this land. The main attraction of this fort is the Jaivana cannon, which was once the world’s largest cannon on wheels.

  • Location: Devisinghpura
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 35 for Indians; ₹ 80 for foreigners

4. City Palace

The City Palace is one of the most remarkable tourist attractions in Jaipur. Located in the heart of the city, it is a splendid blend of Rajput and Mughal styles. Flawless engravings and fine artworks lend this place a distinct beauty. Adorned with sprawling gardens, courtyards, halls, royal residences and art galleries, every part of this palace reflects Rajputana glory. The palace also houses a museum where you will come across the royal garments used by Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II and Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I.

  • Location: Jaleb Chowk
  • Timings: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee:
  • Indians – ₹ 40 for adults; ₹ 25 for children (5 to 12 years old)
  • Foreigners – ₹ 300 for adults; ₹ 200 for children (5 to 12 years old)

5. Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal is a five-storied pavilion built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. At this famous palace, you can see 953 small windows that look like a honeycombed hive, allowing a breeze to flow through them and keep you cool in the summer months. Another popular feature of Hawa Mahal is the view of the City Palace and the Jantar Mantar from its top floor.

  • Location: Badi Choupad
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee:
    Indians – ₹ 10 for adults
    Foreigners – ₹ 50 for adults

6. Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory that dates back to 1734 and was built under the commands of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. It houses the world’s largest sundial made out of stone, in addition to nineteen other architectural instruments. This place has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site and a visit to Jantar Mantar definitely deserves to be on your list of things to do in Jaipur.

  • Location: Kanwar Nagar
  • Timings: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee:
    Indians – ₹ 50 for adults; ₹ 15 for students
    Foreigners – ₹ 200

7. Jal Mahal

Jal Mahal is one of the most famous attractions in Jaipur, with its beautiful five-storied palace perched in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. This is a spectacular example of traditional Rajput architecture and features the Rajput style of architecture – even when the water level is high. Each story of this palace was built as a hunting lodge for one of the rulers of this land. When the lake is full, only four stories remain submerged below the surface and you can enjoy a view of them by taking a boat ride around it.

  • Location: Amer Road

8. Albert Hall Museum

Albert Hall Museum is one of the oldest museums in India – and houses a rich collection of artifacts that give you a glimpse into the region’s rich heritage. Founded by Princess Victoria, this museum has a collection of jewelry, paintings, ivory items, sculptures and more. Among its main attractions are Egyptian mummies housed here.

  • Location: Kailash Puri, Adarsh Nagar
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 20 for Indians; ₹ 150 for foreigners

9. Rambagh Palace

Rambagh Palace is a royal hunting lodge located amidst a dense forest. It was later expanded in the early part of the 20th century and turned into a grand residence for the Maharaja of Jaipur, who is a descendent of the original builders. The grand residence serves as one of the finest heritage hotels in Jaipur today.

  • Location: Bhawani Singh Road

10. Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh

Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh, touted as one of the most enticing sightseeing places to visit in Jaipur, is a beautiful garden that symbolizes the everlasting love between Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II and his second wife, Rani Sisodia. The garden is dotted with beautiful fountains, lovely watercourses, and spectacular pavilions highlighted with wall paintings of Lord Krishna.

  • Location: Lal Dungri
  • Timings: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 50 for Indians; ₹ 200 for foreigners

11. Amar Jawan Jyoti

Amar Jawan Jyoti is a memorial built in honor of the brave soldiers who laid down their lives in service of the nation during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. This memorial attracts local travelers and tourists alike, as it stands illuminated against the dark night sky. The structure’s simple design makes it aesthetically pleasing to the eye and there is no better place to visit in Jaipur at night!

  • Location: Janpath, Lalkothi
  • Timings: 24×7; every day
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

12. Jaipur Zoo

Jaipur Zoo is a great place to learn about wildlife and take a look at animals outside their enclosures. There are around 50 species of animals here, including tigers and elephants. The zoo is open to the public from sunrise to sunset so it’s a good spot for kids to learn about wildlife and get some exercise.

  • Location: Museum Road, Kailash Puri
  • Timings8:30 am to 5:30 pm (March to October); 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (November to February); Closed on Tuesdays
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 15

13. Chokhi Dhani

Chokhi Dhani, a popular Rajasthani tourist spot in Udaipur, offers an experience of rural Rajasthan and its culture. It is a place where you can taste authentic Rajasthani food, enjoy country music and dance performances, attend magic shows and watch arts & crafts.

  • Location: 12 Miles Tonk Road, Sitapur
  • Timings: 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1600 (approx.)

14. Birla Mandir

Built with resplendent white marble stones, the Birla Temple is one of the most magnificent temples in Jaipur. The walls of the temple are ornamented with various scenes and quotes from Bhagavad Gita. This grand place of worship looks spellbinding when illuminated at night.

  • Location: Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Tilak Nagar
  • Timings: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm; every day

15. Central Park

Located in the heart of Jaipur, Central Park is a wonderful place to relax. Here you’ll find a 5 km long walking and jogging track, musical fountains, temple, and lovely stone statues. A unique feature of this place is the 206-feet high pole that has the National Flag fluttering on it all day and night. Home to some rare birds, it’s also a haven for bird watchers as well.

  • Location: Prithviraj Road, Rambagh
  • Timings: 5:00 am to 9:00 pm; every day

16. Galtaji Temple

Galtaji Temple is a unique Hindu temple complex that dates back to ancient times. Located within a thin mountain pass in the Aravalli Hills, this place of worship houses seven sacred water tanks where water emerges from the ground. The Galtaji temple complex is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of India’s most popular pilgrimage sites.

  • Location: Shri Galta Peetham, Galva Ashram
  • Timings: 5:00 am to 9:00 pm; every day

17. Govind Dev Ji Temple

Govind Dev Ji Temple is located in the City Palace complex. It houses the presiding deity Govind, who is said to have been brought from Vrindavan by Raja Sawai Jai Singh II, an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna. It is said that the idol was made by Bajranabh, the great-grandson of Lord Krishna. Here you can experience serenity and spiritual harmony by visiting this place.

  • Location: Jalebi Chowk
  • Timings: 4:30 am to 11:30 am, 0:45 pm to 09:30 pm; every day

18. Raj Mandir Cinema

Enjoy a Bollywood masala flick here! Raj Mandir is a meringue-shaped cinema complex that has been enthralling movie buffs since 1976. Its spacious and lavish interiors, stunning ceiling design and indirect lighting system, all come together to make it an awesome movie viewing experience in Jaipur.

  • Location: Bhagwant Das Road, Ashok Nagar
  • Timings: Depends on the movie selected

19. Jaipur Wax Museum

The Jaipur Wax Museum offers a unique experience, bringing alive the legends of India through the lifelike wax statues. Located at the entrance of Nahargharh Fort, this museum offers a glimpse into Indian history. The Sheesh Mahal is also a major attraction here, giving you your own photo opportunity with some of India’s most popular personalities. Visitors can also take photographs with statues of Amitabh Bachchan, MS Dhoni, Kalpana Chawala, Sachin Tendulkar and many others.

  • Location: Amer Road
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 6:30 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 500 for Indians; ₹ 700 for foreigners

20. Dolls Museum

The Doll Meuseum is a must-visit for all those who are a fan of dolls, especially for children and adults. The place is filled with a wide variety of dolls that can be found in all shapes and sizes, from the smallest to the biggest ones. With its amazing collection of dolls, it has quite an attraction for kids and adults alike. Among its many exhibits are wedding dresses from around the world, as well as ethnic attires from various countries in the continent. The museum also features traditional dresses from Malaysia and Mexico, traditional costumes from Germany, America, Sweden and Britain among others.

  • Location: Adarsh Nagar
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 10

21. Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing

Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing is dedicated to hand printing and woodblock printing. This unique museum maintains an array of artifacts, photographs and tools that preserve the rich textile heritage of Jaipur’s pre-colonial era. Although it offers a chance to learn about the application of handicrafts such as designing patterns or applying color and patterns, but you can also attend a live demonstration of hand printing and various techniques used in it.

  • Location: Kheri Gate, Amber
  • Timings: 10:30 am to 5:00 pm (Tuesday to Saturday); 11:00 am to 4:30 pm (Sundays); closed on Mondays and major national and local holidays
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 30 for adults, ₹ 20 for students, ₹ 15 for children

22. Bapu Bazar

Bapu Bazar is famous for offering unique, beautiful and trendy Rajasthani handmade products. The shop exists to provide you with hand-loomed bedspreads which are made from fine fabric and complete the look of your bedroom interior. This place also offers wide range of traditional handicrafts including sandalwood, brass works, ivory ornaments and much more

  • Location: Biseswarji
  • Timings: 10:30 am to 7:30 pm

23. Moti Dungri

A holy place of worship, this hilltop temple is popular among locals and tourists alike. The idol of Lord Ganesh at the temple dates back to 1761 and is said to be 500 years old. The trunk of the idol is positioned in the right, which makes it a rare sight! Visitors and pilgrims frequent this place to pay obeisance.

  • Location: Moti Doongri Road, Tilak Nagar
  • Timings: 5:30 am to 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm

24. Panna Meena ka Kund

The Panna Meena ka Kund is a step-well built in 16th century. It has three sides, each with steps on an outer wall. The remaining side of the well is a multi-storeyed balcony. there is a community space where you can sit and spend some moments taking in the beauty of this place.

  • Location: Amer
  • Timings: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm; every day

25. Kanak Vrindavan Garden

Kanak Vrindavan is the ideal place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of a city. Located in a lush valley at the foothills of Nahargarh Hill, Kanak Vrindavan is a picturesque garden. The garden is said to have been built to resemble the original Vrindavan in Mathura, where Lord Krishna is believed to have spent his childhood. There’s even a lovely idol of Lord Krishna in this garden. The naturally beautiful setting and serenity here makes it one of the popular places for couples to visit in Jaipur

  • Location: Amer Road
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm; every day

26. Johari Bazaar

At Johari Bazaar in Jaipur, you will find an amazing choice of products and stunning designs. Besides that, this market offers an amazing selection of handmade jewelry, gemstones and other stuff. Amongst these cashmere lehengas, henna art work, quilts and bed covers come in a huge variety.

  • Location: Near Badi Chopar Bus Stop
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 11:00 pm; every day

27. Elephantastic

If you are looking for an offbeat thing to do in Jaipur, head to Elephantastic, an elephant farm that enables you to fulfill this fantasy of yours. You can feed, bathe, paint these majestic tuckers with organic colors, and even go on elephant safaris. A visit to this place is one of the most amazing offbeat things to do in Jaipur that you must not miss!

  • Location: Delhi-Jaipur Expressway
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee: Contact the farm directly

28. 1135 AD, Amer

The Amer Palace has an open-air courtyard setting inside the majestic Amer Palace and a spread of authentic dishes fit for royalty – this is what you can expect at this luxury dining spot in Jaipur. Undoubtedly one of the best restaurants in Jaipur, this place is a blend of elegance and opulence. If you love exotic cuisine, make sure to try their Rajasthani Thali or Lal Maas while here – they’re two must-try dishes here.

  • Location: Amer Palace
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 10:30 pm; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 2700 (approx.)

29. Suvarna Mahal

Suvarna Mahal is an opulent and luxurious restaurant at the Rambagh Palace hotel, which offers some unforgettable dining experiences with its quaint setting and classical music. The quality of food here is excellent, so you can enjoy the meal along with a wonderful experience.

  • Location: Taj Rambagh Palace, Bhawani Singh Road
  • Timings: 12:00 noon to 2:45 pm, 7:00 pm to 11:45 pm; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 5000 (approx.)

30. Spice Court

Spice Court is an open-air restaurant that offers a wide variety of cuisines including Veg, Non-Veg, Chinese and Indian. Spice Court also has an outdoor seating arrangement that has many people enjoying their meal under the stars. The venue has got a lot to offer for its customers, with its tasty food and amazing ambiance.

  • Location: Civil Lines
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1000 (approx.)

31. World Trade Park

Located in Jaipur, the World Trade Park Mall is a shopper’s paradise. With well-known brands like Calvin Klein, Marks n Spencer, Celio and Zara selling their merchandise here, you can have an amazing shopping experience at this mall. Also, there are a number of top-class restaurants to take care of your hunger when you are tired from all that shopping.

  • Location: Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm; every day

32. Amigos Bar

Amigos Bar is your one-stop destination for all things Mexican. The nightclub offers an exciting, yet comfortable environment for all ethnicities to enjoy their cultural passions. Whether you’re in the mood for a quiet drink or a night of drinking and dancing, this place ticks the boxes for all these and more!

  • Location: Hotel Om Tower, MI Road
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1300 (approx.) with alcohol
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