Places to Visit in Jaipur

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Jaipur which is also popularly known as the Pink City is the land of palaces, lakes, maharajas & alluring architectures, and monuments. The rich Rajputana culture and their glorious past are reflected in the lifestyle and the infrastructure of the places to visit in Jaipur.

One of the best ways to look at the attractive colors of the city is by enjoying a bird’s eye view on a hot air balloon tour. For you, we have a list of famous tourist places in Jaipur

1. City Palace

A popular tourist place in Jaipur, the City Palace is famous for its absolute blend of rich Rajasthani with Mughal architecture.

Intricately designed peacock gates are one of its kinds and the palace has vast courtyards, gardens, a museum, an art gallery and a fascinating display of royal costumes and old weapons of the mighty rulers/kings.

Visiting Timings: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Entrance Ticket: INR 500 for foreigners, INR 190 for Indians

2. Hawa Mahal

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Built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799, it is the most recognizable monument of Jaipur. This stunning 5-storeyed semi-octagonal monument having 152 windows is a fine piece example of Rajputana architecture.

Visiting Timings: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Entrance Ticket: INR 200 for Foreigners & INR 50 for Indians

3. Jantar Mantar Observatory

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Famous for its intriguing structures & sculptures, Jantar Mantar Observatory is one among the most popular tourist places in Jaipur. It tells a lot about how people in olden times calculated or estimated time. The huge Samrat Yantra Sundial – a time calculator, is really impressive.

Visiting Timings: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm. Open from Monday to Friday.

Entrance Ticket: Rs 40 for Indians (adults & child), Rs 200 for foreigners

4. Achrol Fort

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If you are looking for an adventurous trip, then Achrol Fort must be the best place for you! The place is best suited for activities like trekking, camping through which one can witness architectural wonders of the fort.

The fort is located at the outskirts of Jaipur. Apart from trekking, one can even get indulged in rappelling during the morning hours while absorbing the wonderful nature.

Visiting Timings: Open on all days.

Entrance Ticket: Free

5. Jal Mahal

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Located in the middle of Lake Man Sagar, this is one of the best places to see in Jaipur. This 5-storeyed palace has its 4 storeys under the surface of water that offers a unique underwater viewing experience.

Clearwater of the lake and scenic views of the surrounding Aravalli make the palace look absolutely stunning, especially at night.

NOTE: One cannot go inside the fort.

Visiting Timings: Open on all days.

Entrance Ticket: Free

6. Sambhar Lake

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Sambhar is located near Jaipur which is known for its lake, known by the same name. Sambhar Lake is a vast saline water body which is considered to be the largest saltwater lake in India.

Here, one can have a great experience by camping near the lake. The sunsets here are a must to see which give you all the reasons to take out your camera and start a photo session.

Visiting Timings: 12: 00 am-12:00 pm (24*7). Open on all days.

Entrance Ticket: Free (no entry fee)

7. Chokhi Dhani

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Grand celebrations never stop at the ethnic village resort of Chokhi Dhani. This 5-star resort is a replica of a traditional Rajasthani village.

Traditional Rajasthani food, puppet shows, folk music, and traditional dance performances add to the charm of this tourist place in Jaipur. Travelers here can enjoy these performances and food at the local restaurant.

Visiting Timings: 5: 00 pm – 11:00 pm

Entrance Ticket: Entry for adults- INR 450,  For kids: INR 350

8. Albert Hall Museum

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Commonly called as Albert Hall, a Government Central Museum is among the famous places to see in Jaipur.

This is also home to one of the six ‘Egyptian Mummies in India’ that has brought huge international acclaim to this museum. It was built in the commemoration of the visit of Prince Albert.

Visit here to see a collection of local king’s portraits, artifacts, handicrafts and paintings of the glorious past of the city and the royal families.

Visiting Timings: 9:00 am-5:00 pm. All days of the week.

Entrance Ticket: 150rs per person for foreign tourists, Rs 20 for Indians

9. Amber Fort, Jaipur

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Built by a trusted general of Akbar, Maan Singh in the 16th century, this fort is now called as the Amer Fort and the city is called as Jaipur. Amer fort or Amber Fort is located a little away from the main city of Jaipur. It forms an important tourist destination in Jaipur.

Visiting Timings: 10:00 am – 5: 00 pm daily.

Entrance Ticket: 550/person for foreigners & Rs 100 for Indians

The city of best forts and palaces, scintillating views and spectacular architecture is sure to leave you overwhelmed. The city of Jaipur is truly a place to be the king or queen. Keep this list of famous tourist places in Jaipur handy while you plan a visit in Jaipur!

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