If you’ve had enough of history and heritage, and want to see a different side of Jaipur, then also there’s some surprise in store for you.
For here, you will find places which are so unique that you cannot imagine that they actually exist in this historical city.
These are places which are interesting, exciting, and full of amazing things, and you will definitely feel your trip to Jaipur incomplete without them.
So let’s see which are these!!
18. Visit Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing
Interested in hand printing your own handbag? Or perhaps, want to see how hand block printing is all about? Then, surely visit Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing.
This museum that’s all about hand printed textiles & here you will not only see artisans making block printed textiles and sarees, but also get your own handkerchief or handbag printed with your chosen block print patterns.
This site is a heritage mansion which is 4 centuries old, & inside there are exhibits of cloth with printed block patterns, different type of textiles, woven rugs, wooden blocks, fabric, chemical processes, organic dyes, artisans working on cloth printing and many others.
There’s a shop where you can purchase from their collection of textiles and jewellery and also a drink kiosk for some refreshing drinks.
- Address: Chanwar Palkiwalon ki Haveli (Anokhi Haveli), Kheri Gate, Amber, Jaipur
- Timings: 10.30 am to 5 pm (Tue – Sat), 11 am to 4.30 pm (Sunday)
- Entrance Fees: Adults (Rs.30), Children (Rs.15), Students (Rs.20)
19. Spend time in Jawahar Kala Kendra & Birla Auditorium
If you are an art lover, or even if you aren’t, you should visit Jawahar Kala Kendra and Birla Auditorium in Jaipur.
Jawahar Kala Kendra is a centre for modern art exhibitions, and it is a wonderfully peaceful space, where you will find a museum, amphitheater, auditorium, library, art displays, and there’s a cafeteria as well for refreshments.
Birla Auditorium has a planetarium, science museum hall, conference halls, and here you can enjoy cultural programs and students can gain knowledge about planets and celestial bodies in the planetarium.
Address & entry timing of Jawahar Kala Kendra and Birla Auditorium
Address: 2, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Opp Commerce College, Jhalana Doongri, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004
Entry is free Timings: 10 am to 5 pm
Address: Statue Circle, C Scheme, Central Park Jogging Path, Rambagh, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001
Birla Planetarium Entrance Fee: Rs.40 Science Museum Entry Timings: 10 am to 7 pm
20. Get yourself clicked at Jaipur Statue Circle
Statue Circle is one of Jaipur’s most favored tourist spots, and also one of the busiest.
This is actually a traffic junction, where there is a statue of Sawai Jai Singh II, and every tourist wants to get themselves photographed with the statue in the background.
In the evenings, there are colorful water fountains and lighting. So don’t forget to visit Statue Circle in Jaipur and get a selfie taken.
You can then take a stroll in Central Park which is close by.
- Address: Jai Singh Cir, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur -302001
- No Entry Fees
- Timings: 9 am to 5 pm
21. Three famous temples of Moti Dungari, Govind Devji & Khole Ke Hanuman Ji
Out of the many temples in Jaipur, you must visit 3 most famous ones, and these are Govind Devji Temple, Moti Dungri Temple and Khole ke Hanumanji Temple.
The idol of Govind Devji, or Lord Krishna, was brought by Sawai Jai Singh II himself from Vrindavan. Moti Dungri Temple is on top of a hill, and it’s idol of Lord Ganesh is said to be 500 years old.
And Khole ke Hanumanji Temple has a black idol of Lord Hanuman.
Govind Devji Temple Address: Jalebi Chowk, Jai Niwas Garden, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002
Moti Dungri Temple Address: Moti Doongri Rd, Tilak Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302006
Khole ke Hanuman ji Temple Address: Laxman Dungri, Natata Mode Delhi Road, Kunda, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302028