Tourist spots in Jaipur 2017-05-20T13:47:20+00:00

Tourist places to visit in Jaipur.

Tourist places of Jaipur

Jaipur is full of ancient, historical and beautiful monuments which include massive forts, palaces, temples and step-wells.

Below we have shared all the best tourist sites which one must visit if they are planning to visit Jaipur.

We (Rajputana Cabs) have also tried to share, opening & closing time and ticket entry fee for all monuments, which can change anytime.

So do count the below entry ticket rates as a close figure.

1. Amber Fort (Amer Fort)

Amber Fort Jaipur

Dubbed as the royal Jaipur architecture because of the Rajput and Hindu elements in its architectural style, Amber Fort aspires the many to walk through its ancient gates and pathways. Located at the top of a hill, the scenery of Amber fort can be as picturesque as any tourist destination there is. Amber fort is in the town of Amer, which is 11 kilometers away from Jaipur.

  • Opening Time – 8:00 AM (everyday)
  • Closing Time – 6:00 PM
  • Sound & Light Show – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Entry Fee – INR 100 (Indian Citizen) & INR 500 (Foreigner)
  • Entry Fee for students – 25% of total ticket.

2. Jal Mahal

Jal Mahal Jaipiur

The palace is in the heart of Man Sagar Lake. Jal Mahal is a heritage site where tourists can enjoy a walk, next to the clean lake. At night, the scene at Jal Mahal can be as romantic as ever while trying to eat a fine dine dinner and watching the lights of a nearby village area.

  • Opening Time – 9:00 AM (everyday)
  • Closing Time – 7:00 PM
  • Entry Fee – Zero

3. Jaigarh Fort

Jaigarh Fort Jaipur

The Jaigarh Fort stands proudly at the heart of the Aravalli mountain range. Located at the Hill of Eagles or the Cheel ka Teela, the fort overlooks a perfect view of nature. It has similarities with Amber Fort in design and is considered to be one complex due to the subterranean passages connecting the two forts.

  • Opening Time – 9:30 AM (everyday)
  • Closing Time – 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee – INR 35-50 (Indian Citizen) & INR 85-100 (Foreigner)

4. Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh Fort Jaipur

This fort is also located in the Aravalli Hills with another impressive view of the city.it used to be the first defense and was once called Sudarshangarh. It is now a favorite scene for some Bollywood movies.

  • Opening Time – 9:30 AM (everyday)
  • Closing Time – 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee – INR 50 (Indian Citizen) & INR 200 (Foreigner)
  • Special discount for students – Available

5. City Palace (Jaipur)

City Palace Jaipur

City Palace of Jaipur includes Mubarak Mahal and Chandra Mahal. There are also other buildings and palaces in the compound. It used to be the seat of Jaipur’s Maharaja in the past. Today, it houses museum in the Chandra Mahal, but the most of it is still a residence of the royal family.

  • Opening Time – 9:30 AM (everyday)
  • Closing Time – 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee – INR 75-100 (Indian Citizen) & INR 250-300 (Foreigner)

6. Jantar Mantar (Jaipur)

Jantar Mantar Jaipur

Jantar Mantar houses nineteen astronomical instruments collection in architectural design. It also features a sundial told to be the largest in the world. Jantar Mantar is one of UNESCO World Heritage sites in Jaipur.

  • Opening Time – 9:30 AM (everyday)
  • Closing Time – 4:30 PM
  • Entry Fee – INR 50 (Indian Citizen) & INR 200 (Foreigner)
  • Special Discount for Students – Available

7. Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal Jaipur

Hawa Mahal or Pink Palace is an excellent example of Rajputana architecture which was originally made for the royal ladies to catch a glimpse of the processions below on the streets. Turned into a museum, it houses unique features of the local life in Jaipur in its heyday. It is made of pink and red sandstones thus its vibrant color.

  • Opening Time – 9:30 AM (everyday)
  • Closing Time – 4:30 PM
  • Entry Fee – INR 50 (Indian Citizen) & INR 200 (Foreigner)
  • Special Discount for Students – Available

8. Albert Museum

albert museum jaipur

This attraction is the Rajasthan State Museum and the oldest in the state. It’s in the Ram Niwas Garden which is outside of the city wall and is opposite to the new gate. Albert Museum is an excellent example of the architectural design of the Indo- Saracenic.

  • Opening Time – 9:30 AM & 6:30 PM (Wednesday to Monday)
  • Closing Time – 5:30 PM & 9:30 PM
  • Entry Fee – INR 40 (Indian Citizen) & INR 200 (Foreigner)
  • Special Discount for Students – Available

9. Birla Temple (Jaipur)

Birla Temple Jaipur

This temple is inspired from the modern art architectures and said to be of outlined similarities with Scottish castles. The three angular shape domes represent the three religions practiced in India. The temple is immaculate white in color and looks fabulous.

  • Opening Time – 8:00 AM & 3:00 PM (every day)
  • Closing Time – 12:00 PM & 9:00 PM
  • Entry Fee – Zero

10. Rambagh Palace (Jaipur)

Rambagh Palace Jaipur

This old palace is now a five-star hotel. Used to be the residence of Jaipur’s Maharaja which is situated about 8 kilometers from Jaipur city. Rambagh Palace is as one of the best hotels in the world.

  • Opening Time – 24 Hours
  • Entry Fee – Its a resort, so one can either have a tea break to visit the palace.

11. Govind Dev Ji Temple

Govind Dev Ji Temple

Located in the compound of the City Palace, Govind Dev Ji Temple is a dedication to Hindu’s Lord Krishna. It is as one of the seven Thakur of Vrindavan temples. And basing on the stories of the locals, the image of Lord Krishna inside this temple is an exact look of Krishna when he was reincarnated here on Earth.

  • Opening Time – 5:00 AM & 6:00 PM (every day)
  • Closing Time – 11:00 PM & 9:00 PM
  • Entry Fee – Zero

12. Raj Mandir Cinema

Govind Dev Ji Temple

Raj Mandir Cinema is Jaipur’s famous movie theater. It is at Bhagwan Das Road which is near the MI Road. It opened in 1976 with a shape that of a meringue which is famous during the time up until this day.

  • Opening Time – 12:30 PM (every day)
  • Closing Time – 9:00 PM
  • Entry Fee – Zero

13. Jaipur Zoo

JAIPUR Zoo

It is called the zoological garden by the locals founded in the year 1868 by Sawai Raja Pratap. Jaipur Zoo in 1877 situated near Albert Hall Museum. There are two parts of the zoo, the first area for mammals and the second for reptiles and birds.

  • Opening Time – 08:30 AM (every day)
  • Closing Time – 05:30 PM
  • Entry Fee – INR 15 (Indian Citizen) & INR 150 (Foreigner)

14. Kanak Vrindavan Garden

Kanak Vrindavan Garden

Kanak Vrindavan is one of the gardens seen in the vibrant pink city of Jaipur. The garden is designed brilliantly to promote further the attractive features of Jaipur.

  • Opening Time – 08:00 AM (every day)
  • Closing Time – 05:00 PM
  • Entry Fee – Zero

15. Chokhi Dhani Jaipur

Chokhi Dhani Jaipur

Chokhi Dhani is one of the many heritage hotels in Jaipur. It is rated five stars with a theme of a Rajasthani Village. Chokhi Dhani hotels have restaurants spreading in its entire massive acres of land in Jaipur’s outskirts serving traditional food and folk songs.

  • Opening Time – 05:00 PM (every day)
  • Closing Time – 11:00 PM
  • Entry Fee – INR 650 and INR 950 (Indian and Foreigner)

16. Monkey Temple (Galtaji Monkey Temple)

Galtaji Monkey Temple

Galta Ji is a pilgrimage site for Hindus located in Khania- Balaji, a 10 km ride from the city of Jaipur. The area has temple sequences built in the narrow openings around the hill rings surrounding Jaipur. The natural spring flow water downward atop the hill, filling sacred water tanks which the pilgrims use for bathing.

  • Opening Time – 07:00 AM & 03:00 PM (every day)
  • Closing Time – 12:00 PM & 08:30 PM
  • Entry Fee – Zero (INR 50 for Camera)

17. Panna Meena ka Kund

Panna meena ka kund

Panna Meena ka Kund is a 16th century Step-well and is just next to Amber Fort. There isn’t any entry fee for this attraction and its the only Step-well (Boari) in Jaipur which has survived.

  • Opening Time – 07:00 AM (every day)
  • Closing Time –  08:30 PM
  • Entry Fee – Zero

New Attraction which have been in Added in Jaipur since 2016

18. Nahargarh Biological Park

Nahargarh Biological Park

Nahagarh Biological Park merged with the Jaipur Zoo and is about 22 kilometers from Ajmeri Gate. The animals seen roaming inside the park is panthers, lions, tigers, bears, deer, birds and a lot more. It will have a separate zone for kids where the youngsters can learn wild animals in its natural habitat and listen to some knowledge talk.

  • Opening Time – 08:30 AM (Wednesday to Monday)
  • Closing Time – 05:30 PM
  • Entry Fee – INR 50 (Indian Citizen) & INR 300 (Foreigner)
  • Extra charges like Car parking, hiring a battery tuk-tuk are there.