Places to Visit in Jaipur

A city known for its vibrant colours, narrow streets bustling with life and to top it all, the city's historic monuments that boast of its glorious past, chivalry and valour of Rajput kings – welcome to the historic city of 'Jaipur'. Also known as the 'Pink City' owing to its structures built in pink sandstone, the charisma of this cultural city of India continues to lure travellers, history buffs and researchers from different corners of the world. With its array of monuments soaked in the glory of opulence and grandeur of the Rajput rulers, Jaipur offers a spectacular journey in its rich past. Let us uncover some of its best places and attractions on this memorable journey.
Amber Fort
A wonder shining on the hills of the Aravalli, Amber Fort is located at a distance of 11 km from Jaipur. The fort has earned a place in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of India. The Amber Fort stands perched atop a cliff beside the Jaipur Delhi Highway. The architecture is a fine blend of the Mughal and Rajput schools of architecture, beautifully combining white marble and red stone. The sturdy ramparts and the lovely palaces make Amber Fort one of the prime attractions of the state.

Address Delhi Road, Amber City 11km, Jaipur, Rajasthan - 302001
Entry Fee Rs. 100 per person for Indians
Rs 500 per person for Foreign Tourists
Rs 10 per person for Indian Student
Rs 100 per person for Foreign Student
Timing 8:00am--6:00pm
Sound & Light Shows (7.00 PM to 9.00 PM)
Phone No (Official) +91-141-2530293
Photography Allowed
Hotel Jaipur Marriott to Amber Fort distance 21.8 Km
Nahargarh Fort
Nahargarh fort, standing tall amidst the Aravalli range, is the pride of the city of Jaipur. Along with Amber Fort and Jaigarh fort, Nahargarh acted as a defensive circle to guard the city of Jaipur. The fort was formerly built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1734, seven years after he built the city of Jaipur. The fort was primarily built as a summer retreat for the royal king. It was one of the first of the three forts built by the Maharaja.

The fort is connected to Jaigarh Fort through a huge wall. In 1868, Nahargarh fort was extended by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh. Later in 1880, Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh, gave the responsibility to Raj Imarat, who was responsible for undertaking royal construction projects for converting the fort into a monsoon retreat. He told them to design a palace inside the fort that would serve as a small getaway destination.

Address Aravali Hills, Amer Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan - 302002
Entry Fee Indians : 20 Rs. Indians Students : 5 Rs. Foreigners : 50 Rs. Foreigner Students: 25 Rs.
Timing Visiting Hours - 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Phone No (Official) +91-141-5134038
Photography Not Allowed inside
Hotel Jaipur Marriott to Nahargarh Fort distance 27.4 Km
Jaigarh Fort
The Jaigarh Fort is a majestic stronghold built by Sawan Jai Singh II. This almost-intact fort is surrounded by huge battlements and is connected to the Amer Fort (also called 'Amber' Fort), with subterranean passages. Originally built to protect the Amer Fort and the palace within the complex, the Jaigarh Fort is architecturally similar to the Amer Fort, and offers a panoramic view of the city of Jaipur. The fort houses the world's largest cannon on wheels, a majestic palace complex and the assembly hall of the warriors known as 'Shubhat Niwas' along with a museum and an armory. Apart from the intricate architecture of the fort, the fort was also renowned for a huge treasure that was believed to be buried under the fort. It is now said that the government of Rajasthan seized the treasure when it was discovered in the 1970s. The Jaigarh Fort was built to secure Jaipur City and the Amer fort from warlords and rivals.

Address Devisinghpura, Amer, Rajasthan 302028, india
Entry Fee 85 Per Person for Foreign Tourists and Rs.35 for Indians
Timing 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Photography Not allowed
Hotel Jaipur Marriott to Jaigarh Fort distance 24.4 Km
Jal Mahal
Jal Mahal, or the Water Palace, is situated at the centre of a lake called the Man Sagar Lake in the city of Jaipur, Rajasthan. It was built by Maharaja Pratap Singh and restored by Maharaja Jai Singh II in the 18th Century. Thousands of tourists visit this palace every year to enjoy the exquisite view and natural beauty. From the edge of the lake, one can hire the Rajput-style boats built by the boat makers of Vrindavan, and gently sail to the palace.

In the 16th Century, the area of the lake was a natural depression where water used to accumulate.

Address Jal Mahal, Amber Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan - 302002
Entry Fee Entry Fee for Indians : Rs. 10 Entry Fee for Foreigners : Rs. 50
Timing Visiting Hours - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Phone No +91-141-2630714
Photography Allowed
Hotel Jaipur Marriott to Jal Mahal distance 18.9 Km
Hawa Mahal
The regal Hawa Mahal is perhaps one of the oft visited tourist destinations of the lovely Pink City of Jaipur. Instituted by the famed maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, circa 1799, the 'palace of the winds', is the repository of history and tradition of the colourful state of Rajasthan.

Located at Hawa Mahal Rd, Badi Choupad in Jaipur, you will not find any hassle while spotting this attraction. In fact, if you run short of time but want to see Hawa Mahal, you can have a quick view of it while travelling through Badi Chaupad. This was built so intricately that you can see the beauty even at a glance.

Address Hawa Mahal Road, Badi Choupad, Pink City, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India
Entry Fee Entry fee for Indians: Rs. 50 Entry fee for Foreigners : Rs. 200
Timing Visiting Hours - 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Phone No +91-141-2618862
Photography Not allowed
Hotel Jaipur Marriott to Hawa Mahal distance 11.1 Km
Jantar Mantar
The Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is the largest and one of the best preserved of five observatories constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh all over northern India. For being a reputed astronomer, Jai Singh was commissioned by Emperor Muhammad Shah, to correct the astronomical tables and to confirm the data that was available on the planetary positions.

The Jantar Mantar in the Pink City consists of multiple structures of stone masonry built in varied and large geometric forms that have caught the attention of artists, architects and art historiographers throughout the world.

Address Near City Palace, Tripolia Bazar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India
Entry Fee Entry Fee : Rs.40 per person for Indians
Rs 15 per person for students
Rs 200 per person for foreign tourists
Rs 100 per person or foreign students
Timing Visiting Hours - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Phone No +91 141 261 0494
Photography Allowed
Hotel Jaipur Marriott to Jantar Mantar distance 11.8 Km
City Palace
The City Palace is a palace complex, situated in the core of the Pink City Jaipur. The beautiful complex comprising numerous edifices, vast courtyards and attractive gardens, is a souvenir of the majestic history. many compartments of the palace have been converted into museums and art galleries.

The City Palace housed the throne of the Maharaja of Jaipur who headed the Kachwaha Rajput clan. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, who ruled Amber from 1699 to 1744, initiated the construction of the city complex that spreads over several acres.The construction that was started in 1729, took three years to be completed.

Address Kanwar Nagar, Pink City, Jaipur, Rajasthan - 302002
Entry Fee Entry fee for Indians: 75 Rs. Entry fee for Foreigners : 300 Rs. Entry fee for Children : 40 Rs.
Timing Visiting Hours - 9.30 AM - 5.00 PM
Phone No +91-141-4088888
Photography Allowed
Photography Fee For Indians : 50 Rs. For Foreigners : 50 Rs.
Videography Fee For Indians : 150 Rs. For Foreigners : 150 Rs.
Hotel Jaipur Marriott to City Palace distance 11.7 Km
Albert Hall
It is situated in the beautiful garden of Jaipur city, Ram Niwas Bagh. It was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh in the year 1886 under the drought relief work of Rs 4 Lacs.The design of the building was done by Sir Swinton Jaicob. Presently the hall is used for museum purpose.

Address Museum Road, Ram Niwas Garden, Kailash Puri, Adarsh Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004
Entry Fee 150 Per Person for Foreign Tourists and Rs. 20 for Indian Tourists
Timing All days of the week 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Photography Not allowed
Hotel Jaipur Marriott to Albert Hall distance 9.1 Km
Nahargarh Biological Park or Nahargarh Zoological Park
It is one of the most recent count to Rajasthan's adventure tourism. This Biological Park is located on the Jaipur-Delhi highway in the vicinity of the Nahargarh Fort. The park is situated along sides of the Aravalli Hills range, and the Park was closed for years, as it was a one of the chosen Rescue Centre of Rajasthan. Elephant Safari in Nahargarh Biological Park was created to endorse eco-tourism.

Address NH11C, Kunda, Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India
Entry Fee Starting From Rs 30
Timing 8.30 am to 5.30 pm . It is closed on Tuesdays
Phone No +91-141-2618862
Photography Not allowed
Hotel Jaipur Marriott to Nahargarh Biological Park distance 26.2 Km

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