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Best Top 10 Sightseeing Places in Jaipur

01 May, 23

Savita Bansal

Best Top 10 Sightseeing Places in Jaipur

Jaipur is the capital of India’s Rajasthan. It is also called ‘Pink City’. 

Why is it called ‘Pink City’?

There is a story behind it.

In 1876 Prince of Wales visited India on a tour for which Maharaja Ram Singh of Jaipur painted the whole city pink, thereby giving it the name Pink City. It is also called the Paris of India.

Thousands of visitors come here to watch monuments. It is spread over 467 km. Jaipur’s weather is almost warm. If you want to visit Jaipur, October to March is best for you. 

The famous food is ‘Dal Batti and Churma’. 

The famous sweet is ‘Kesar Batti’. The Jaipur metro is the first metro in India to run on a triple-storey road and metro track.

Hindi and English are spoken in Jaipur. Dhundhari is also spoken here.

Jaipur, the pink city of India, was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. Jaipur gets its name from its founder Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh (1693 – 1744), who was considered to be a great warrior and astronomer.

‘Jantar Mantar’ in Jaipur is considered to be the largest of the five astronomical monuments. 

Jaipur is a city that is filled with majestic forts, stunning arts and sculptures, which are a reason for its popularity. Jaipur is also considered a romantic city. 

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The population of Jaipur is approx. 42,00,000. The total literates in Jaipur city are approx. 22,15,535.

Hinduism is the majority religion in Jaipur, with 77.31%. Islam is the second most popular, with 18.63%.

Jaipur is situated in Northwestern India. Jaipur is a commercial trade Centre with major roads, rail and air connections. 

Industries include hand-loom weaving, distilling and the manufacture of glass, hosiery, engineering and metalworking, blankets, carpets, shoes and drugs.

Jaipur is famous for arts and crafts, making jewellery, enamel, metalwork, and printed cloths, as well as stone, marvel and ivory carving.

The city is surrounded by hills, chains and desert areas to the North and West and fertile alluvial plains to the East and South. Pearl Millet (Bajra), barley, chicken pea, pulses and cotton are the main crops.

Iron, beryllium, mica, feldspar, marble, and copper are found here.

Here are some sightseeing places in Jaipur that you can enjoy visiting with your family and friends.

1. Hawa Mahal



Hawa Mahal is a famous place in Jaipur. It is a five-storey palace. It has 953 small windows called jharokas, and these windows allow the breeze to flow.

Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh built Hawa Mahal in the year 1795 with the aim of providing the women of Maharaja's palace to view the festivities going on the streets without being seen by other men. If you want to enter the palace, you have to enter through the door, which is situated towards the left of the building.

Hotels near Hawa Mahal

a. Hotel Kalyan 

Cost – Rs.1300 onwards

It is far away ,3 kms from Hawa Mahal

b. Hilton Jaipur

Cost – Rs.18500 onwards

It is far away, 5 kms from Hawa Mahal

c. Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre of 1 HG Hotel

Cost – Rs.10500 onwards

It is far away, 4 kms from Hawa Mahal

d. Radisson Jaipur City Centre

Cost – Rs.10500 onwards

It is far away,3 kms from Hawa Mahal

2. Jantar Mantar Jaipur



Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh is the founder of Jantar Mantar who got this beautiful monument was built in 1724. Whereby this monument features the world’s largest stone, Sundial, which is also a UNESCO world heritage site. 

It is an astronomical observatory used to map the time of the day in the past.

The best time to visit Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is at noon when the sun is vertically above, mapping the readings of each instrument.

These instruments are used and open to the public for watching.

A collection of 19 instruments can be seen in Jantar Mantar Jaipur, some of which are with the name Vrihat Samrat Yantra, Disha Yantra, Chakra Yantra, Jai Prakash Yantra, Rama Yantra, Rashi Valaya Yantra, Unnatamsa Yantra, Digamsha Yantra etc.

 Hotels near Jantar Mantar

a. Bloom Boutique – Chelan Haveli Jaipur

Cost – Rs.4500 onwards

It is 4 km far away from Jantar Mantar

b. Costel Jaipur

Cost – Rs.1500 onwards

It is 8 km far away from Jantar Mantar

c. Khawas palace heritage guest house

Cost – Rs.2000 onwards

It is 5 km far away from Jantar Mantar

d. Blue Night

Cost – Rs.6000

It is 8 km far away from Jantar Mantar

3. Nahargarh fort



It is situated high up on the Aravali Hills. You can see the whole city of Jaipur from this hill. It is also a famous picnic spot. The fort is beautifully lit at night.

It is also built by Sawai Jai Singh in 1734.

4. Amer Fort



One of the best forts in Jaipur is Amer Fort or Amber Fort. It is famous for its endearing mirror work. The elephant rides uphill to the fort entrance and Amber by night. 

It was built by Raja Maan Singh in 1592.

5. Jal Mahal



Jal Mahal was built by Maharaja Madho Singh in the 1750s with the purpose of serving as a shooting lodge for the royal family during that time. It is situated in the middle of Lake Maan Sagar.

It has 5 Storeys above the water surface and four Storeys beneath the surface of water. The architecture is made of Mughal and Rajput styles. 

6. Birla Mandir



It is made of white marble. It has Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi.

It is situated at the foot of the Moti Dungri Hill in Jaipur. 

It opens – in the morning – from 8 AM to 12 PM

          In the evening – from 4 PM to 8 PM

It was built by B.M Birla in 1988

7. Govind ji Temple



It was built by Sawai Pratap Singh in 1735. It is situated in the city palace complex. It has Lord Krishna Idol.

8. Central Park



It was built by Jaipur Development Authority in 2006 and is a prime location for all age groups to hang out with family and friends. It is situated near the famous Statue Circle on Prithviraj Road in Jaipur. It has a musical fountain, temple stone states, 206 feet national flag etc. it is open 24 hours.

9. Ram Niwas Garden



It was built by Raja Sawai Ram Singh ji in 1868 with the purpose of giving future generations the legacy of the culture followed by the royalties during the British era. It opens between the timings 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. It is spread over 30 acres.

10. Kanak Vrindavan Garden



It was built by Sawai Jai Singh in 1748. It is open from 8 AM to 5 PM.

The architecture was made by Rajput and Mughals. It has a marble fountain.

  • Shopping markets

     a. January Market

It is famous for precious gemstones, costume jewellery, bangles, traditional clothes, textiles etc. It opens from 9 AM to 8 PM and closes on Sunday.


     b. Bapu Bazaar

It is famous for high-quality leather belts, wallets, lamp sheds and bags. Mojri shoes are very popular here.

It opens from 9 AM to 8 PM and closes on Sunday.

     c. Tripalia Bazaar

The lac (wax) jewellery of Jaipur is one of the most famous products. Bandhini or Bandheji is a method of dying fabric. There are puppets, carpets, brass, utensils, and textiles products in embroidered patterns, patchwork and colors.

  • Adventures trek in Jaipur

Trekking is the best experience. It feels like an awesome journey. If you are courageous and want to do something different, then you must try trekking here. 

Here are some treks in Jaipur that you can enjoy:

      a. Hathi Kund

Hathi Kund is one of the most famous treks in Jaipur. It is situated on the way to Nahargarh.

It is a very easy and flat trek. Whosoever has never done it before must try it. It ends on a waterfall.

      b. Bhuteshwar Nath Mahadev Trek

It begins at Nahargarh Biological Park. The way to the trek is very easy for beginners. It is a safe place for beginners. Its way is longer than Hathi Kund.




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