Yippee vacations are coming! Excited for the vacations? Want to do something exciting on this vacation? But, not able to get the right decision for what to do in these holidays? Don’t fret! Wait I have one of the best ideas for you that will help you to enjoy very well and don’t worry this idea will not going to burn out your pocket. Hey, Why not you enjoy your holidays in a calm and adventurous place? What say? Isn’t it exciting? As we know that most people love to travel around the world and they love to explore new and interesting places around them. So, that is the reason why I recommend you to spend your holidays in a beautiful and charming place. So, now if you are looking for a place where you can spend your holidays, then, Jaipur is one of the famous destinations to travel to India.
Jaipur is a famous city that is the capital of India’s Rajasthan State. It is the destination to learn, wonder, experience, enjoy, and get adventures. Jaipur is also known by the name of Pink city and the capital of Rajasthan. It is a very quiet and peaceful place and comes under the topmost tourist attraction places in India. Everyone knows that Rajasthan’s history is quite popular for its royal raja maharaja and old times. Here are lots of forts and other places to visit in Jaipur. Here is a mini-guide of it-
List of Places to visit in Jaipur Tourism
1. Amber Palace
This famous amber fort is also known as Amer Fort. It was built by the man Singh in the year 1592 on the top of the hills. Amer is a small town with an area of approx 4 km. If you love to explore forts, historical places, and their stories then it is the best place to visit in Jaipur. As it was built on the top of the hill, it gives a scenic view of the city. The lake around this fort will be an extra advantage to the beauty of the Amer Fort. Along with the sightseeing, there are also some adventurous activities like elephant ride or a great and memorable ride of old Royal Stylish Cars. Moreover, the lights and sound show at the palace will also give you an unforgettable experience. Not only that but one of the most famous “Jaigarh fort” is also nearby Amber Fort, where you can have a look at the largest cannon in Asia. You should visit here in the evening time because of the beautiful city lights and wonderful views of the pink city “Jaipur from Amber Palace”.
Amber Place Transportation – Red Bus, Ola, Uber, Private Buses, and Taxi.
Nearby tourist places- Jaigarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Diwan-e-aam, Sheesh Mahal
Light And Sound Show- 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Amber Place Timing – Opening Time: 8:00 AM
Closing Time: 9:15 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee
2. Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal is the world’s largest building without any foundation. It was built for the royal ladies to watch street festivities. It has 953 small windows which make the place very cool even in the hot temperatures, these small windows are known as jharokha. There are lots of shops in front of the Hawa Mahal where you can buy traditional Rajasthani stuff and along with these shops, there are also some of the photography points and restaurants available where you can click amazing pictures and have delicious food or drinks. Trust me, this one is also one of the best places to visit in Jaipur. Hey, what are you waiting for? Add this place to your list now!
Hawa Mahal Entry Fees – INR 50 for Indians And INR 200 for Foreigns
Nearby Tourist Places- City Palace, Jantar Mantar
Hawa Mahal Timing – Opening Time- 9:30 AM
Closing Time- 5:00 PM
3. Nahargarh Fort
Nahargarh Fort is located on Aravali hills and is approx 6 KM away from Jaipur. This fort was built by “Swai Jai Singh II” in the year 1734. You can easily reach there by cab or auto. This is the best place of Rajasthan for a beautiful sunset. During night time, it looks more attractive than day time. From the viewpoint, you can have a sightseeing of the whole city which gives a mesmerizing view and an unforgettable experience too. Nahargarh Fort is also famous because some of the scenes of the movies like Rang de Basanti, Shudh Desi Romance, etc have shot here. Not only that, during Diwali season, from the Nahargarh Fort’s viewpoint you can also enjoy the scenes of fireworks from the top of the hills which gives you admirable and peaceful experience.
Nahargarh Fort Entry Fees- INR 50 For Indians And INR 200 For Foreigns
Nahargarh Fort Timing – Opening Time- 10:00 AM
Closing Time- 6:00 PM
Places To Visit Near Nahargarh Fort- Jaipur Wax Museum, City Palace, Jantar Mantar
4. Jal Mahal
Jal Mahal is located in the middle of Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur and was built by “Sawai Pratap Singh” in the year 1799. It was built from red sandstone and is surrounded by water. The best time to visit Jal Mahal is- the rainy season because at that time man Sagar lake is full of water and the place looks beautiful in the rainy season as compared to the normal days. During the normal days, you can visit here anytime in the evening and morning. If you like water places then you must visit Udaipur which is also called the city of lakes.
Jal Mahal Entry Fees – No Entry Fee
Jal Mahal Timing – Open 24 Hours
Places To Visit Near Jal Mahal- Albert Hall Museum, Amer Fort, City Palace.
5. City Place
City Palace is the most popular destination to visit in Jaipur and is located in the middle of Jaipur, which is nearby Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar. This palace was built by the “Sawai Jai Singh II” in the year 1727. At that time it was the palace of Maharaj of the Jaipur. But now, It has become a popular palace among tourists because of its architectural view of rich Rajasthani and Mughal style. It has intricately crafted peacock design gates which adds the charms to this palace. There are also vast courtyards, gardens, museums, and many more to explore. Here you can also find old weapons and royal costumes. Hence, you seriously can’t afford to miss this place. You should visit here once.
City Place Entry Fees- INR 100 To INR 130 For Indians And INR 500 To INR 900 For Foreigns
City Place Timing – Opening Time- 10:00 AM
Closing Time- 4:00 PM
Places To Visit Near City Palace- Tripolia Gate, Jai Niwas Garden, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II Museum
6. Jantar Mantar
The Jantar Mantar is located near the Hawa Mahal and the City Palace. Jantar Mantar was built by the Sawai Jai Singh second in the 18th century. It has 19 extraordinary astronomical instruments which can be viewed by the naked eyes. It also shows the world’s largest sundial which makes this place more popular than other places. UNESCO approved Jantar Mantar as a world heritage site. It is famous for its intricately crafted sculptures and structures. Commonly, this place tells about how people in the old-time calculate or estimate time. This place is really impressive for the first time travelers. So, don’t forget to visit this place whenever you travel to Jaipur.
Jantar Mantar Entry Fees- INR 50 For Indians And INR 200 For Foreigns
Jantar Mantar Timing – Opening Time- 9:00 AM
Closing Time- 4:30 PM
Places To Visit Near Jantar Mantar- City Palace, Sawai Man Singh Town Hall, Hawa Mahal.
7. World Trade Park And GT
If you are a shopaholic then trust me this place is just for you because it is the second-largest shopping mall and entertainment center in India by size. This place is inaugurated in the year 2012 and is spread of overall 52 acres. This place offers numerous shops with different brands like Zara, Lifestyle, Pantaloons, Biba, and many more. There are also many shops of bags, luggage, footwear, gift shops, jewelry shops, etc. You can also enjoy movies in PVR inside the mall. Not only that, but the food court of the mall also serves best and delicious food of all types like from North Indian to South Indian. There is also a game zone inside the mall where you and your kids can spend valuable time with lots of adventurous activities and games.
WTP Entry Fees- No Entry Fee
WTP Timing – Opening Time- 11:00 AM
Closing Time- 10:00 PM
Places To Visit Near WTP- Birla Mandir, Jawahar Circle Graden, Albert Hall
8. Albert Hall Museum
This governmental museum is one of the famous tourist spots in Jaipur. Albert Hall Museum is located in Ram Niwas Garden and was built by “Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob” in the year 1876. Albert Hall Museum is the oldest museum of the Rajasthan. Also, it is declared as the State Museum of Rajasthan. There is a huge collection of kings’ art & crafts, portraits, handicrafts, paintings, and many more. This place is also a home of “Egyptian Mummies in India” which has brought many international acclaims to this museum. Thus, it is also a nice and peaceful place where you can explore the old attractions of Rajasthan in the museum. Now, if you love Rajasthan then please check out these best places to visit in Rajasthan.
Albert Hall Museum Entry Fees- INR 40 For Indians And INR 300 For Foreigns
Albert Hall Museum Timing – Opening Time- 10:00 AM
Closing Time- 4:30 PM
Places To Visit Near Albert Museum- Amber Palace, City Palace, Nahargarh Fort
9. Jawahar Circle
Jawahar Circle is located near the World Trade Park and is famous for the night water show. Jawahar Circle is the biggest circular park in Asia developed on a highway traffic circle. People come here to spend their valuable time with their loved ones. The peace and charming environment of the place will attract most of the people and gives them a relaxing experience. In other words, we can say that it is the best place to refresh your mood. In addition to this, the water show at the park is an extra advantage to the beauty of the place. There is a chaat bazaar as well where you can enjoy delicious chaat and kulfi. It is also the best place for photography too. Thus, how could you miss that such a beautiful place? Visit here once!
Jawahar Circle Entry Fee- No Entry Fee
Jawahar Circle Timing- Open 24 Hours
Night Light Show Timing- 7:00 PM To 9:00 PM
Places To Visit Near Jawahar Circle- World Trade Park, Jantar Mantar.
10. Birla Mandir
Birla Mandir is a Hindu temple which is located in Raza Park, Jaipur. It is made up of White Marbles and was built by B.M Birla Foundation in the year 1988. This religious place is also known as the Laxmi Narayan Temple. Most of the people come here to take the blessings of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi. The white marbles of the temple will enhance the charm of it and make it brighter and beautiful, even at night, it looks very beautiful. The architectural view of the temple will also attract most of the visitors towards it. There is also very delicious street food & have a parking and sitting space too which was managed very well. Don’t miss a chance to visit this place.
Birla Mandir Entry Fees- No Entry Fee
Birla Mandir Timing – Opening Time- 5:00 AM
Closing Time- 8:00 PM
Places To Visit Near Birla Mandir- Nahargarh Fort, Amber Fort
11. Chokhi Dhani
If you want to have a look at the tradition of Rajasthan then this ethnic village resort is the perfect destination where celebrations never stop. It is the most attractive place in Jaipur where you can enjoy traditional Rajasthani food, puppet shows, traditional dance, folk music and many more. Trust me, this resort is also one of the best places to get an unforgettable experience. This resort is not only for those people who stayed here, but it is also for those as well who don’t want to stay there, they can just simply enjoy traditional dance, folk music, and other activities with delicious food at the restaurant.
Timing- Opening Time- 5:00 PM
Closing Time- 11:00 PM
Entry Fee- INR 600 Onwards
Places To Visit Near Chokhi Dhani- Gyan Museum, Sanghi Ji Sanganer Jain Temple, Jawahar Circle Garden, Dev Narayan Mandir
12. Water Valley
This place is a paradise for trekkers and if you are also one of them then it is just for you. It is a trek that is located very close to Man Sagar Lake and that why this place is also known by the name of Water Valley. Water Valley is surrounded by the lush of greenery which gives it a magnificent look and the natural beauty of the place will bring the trekkers very close to nature. As soon as, when you reach the top of hills, you got surprised by the charming and glorious view of the entire Jaipur and Jal Mahal. So, don’t forget to visit this place as well to get an unforgettable experience for the lifetime.
Timing- Opening Time- 11:00 AM
Closing Time- 2:00 AM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee
Places To Visit Near Water Valley- Jal Mahal, Amer Palace, City Palace
13. Central Park
Central Park is one of the largest and most beautiful gardens in the city which is in the heart of the city. This park is developed by the Jaipur Development Authority in the year 2006. There is a musical fountain, temple, stone states, a huge national flag, a long jogging track, and a walking track. It is the perfect place if you want to spend some valuable time with your loved ones or to refresh your mood.
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee
Timing- Open 24×7
Places To Visit Near Central Park- Amber Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Albert Hall Museum.
Chandpole is located in the heart of the city and is one of the famous tourist spots in Jaipur. It is a famous place for shopaholics and is the oldest Market in the city which was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in the year 1727. The walls of the market are pink as it is in the pink city. Thus, keep a day to visit this place and do some shopping from here for your near and dear ones.
Timing- Opening Time- 10:00 AM
Closing Time- 10:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee
Places To Visit Near Chandpole- Jantar Mantar, Amber Palace
15. Masala Chowk
It is a new and famous addition in Jaipur eateries which is located in Ram Niwas Garden. It is an open-air food court that offers delicious Rajasthani dishes. First, it was built to attract the tourists to Albert Hall Museum but now it offers some of the amazing street food. Thus, don’t forget to taste every dish offered here.
Timing- Opening Time- 8:30 AM
Closing Time- 11:00 PM
Entry Fee- INR 20 For Indians and INR 60 for Foreigners
Places To Visit Near Masala Chowk- Albert Hall Museum