Jaipur is known for its heritage, architecture, culture and forts. There are many tourist attractions to see in Jaipur. Once you decide to visit Jaipur, ensure that you do not miss visiting any of these places as mentioned in this article because these places are the best. You will have a pleasant experience in Bangalore due to its friendly climate. In this article, you will find the best places to do street shopping, eating, roaming around in Jaipur. Jaipur is a wonderful mixture of past and present.
Top 10 Jaipur Attractions and Places to Visit
Nahargarh Fort was built in 1734. Nahargarh Fort is very beautiful and gives an astonishing view from the top. The fort has a very thrilling past. It is believed that the spirit of Prince Nahar Singh used to haunt this place. And the prince cursed this place and used to haunt workers constructing the fort. There is a restaurant here that serves cold beer so you can enjoy here and that is the best restaurant to grab a beer.
- Location: Brahampuri
- Visiting Hours: 10 am to 5.30 pm
- Entry Fee: Indian nationals: Rs. 50, Foreigners: Rs. 200
Amer Fort is very beautiful and it has its own history. You will be surprised by the architecture of the fort. The fort is beautifully built. The fort was the main residence of Rajput Rulers. You have to take an elephant ride or you can go on your own vehicle on the top of the fort.
- Location: Amer
- Visiting Hours: 8 am to 9 pm.
- Entry Fee: Indian nationals: Rs. 100, Foreigners: Rs. 500
Hawa Mahal is another beautiful attraction of Jaipur. You will fall in love with this place. It appears more beautiful during the night. On top of this place, you will enjoy a very cool breeze and fun-loving atmosphere. You can capture good photographs here. Even during the hot summer months, the palace will give you a very cool and comfortable atmosphere.
- Timings : 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
- Entry Fee: Indian Tourists: INR 50 per head
Foreign Tourists: INR 200 per head
City Palace is most popular place in Jaipur. If you want to know everything related to royal heritage, then you must not miss this place from your list. This whole palace is divided into different courtyard, buildings and gardens. You will get to the detailed description of all the things displayed in the palace. You can see all the unique things, weapons that belonged to royal rulers.
- Timings : 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
- Time Required: 2-3 hours
- Entry Fee : Adult- Indian: INR 100, Foreigner: INR 400
Child- Indian: INR 50, Foreigner: INR 250
Just next to City Palace, you will see Jantar Mantar which is the largest stone astronomical observatory in the world. It was built to obtain information related to space and time. The world’s largest sundial is situated here which makes it a unique destination. You should visit here during the evening to watch light and music show which is very heart whelming.
- Timings : 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
- Time Required: 1-2 hours
- Entry Fee : Indians: INR 40,
Students : INR 15,
Foreigners: INR 200
This is a must-visit place in Jaipur. It is a favourite tourist destination. You should definitely visit here in the evening. The place displays a Rajasthani heritage. You can relive the nature here. There are many small huts which are made of cow dung. You can do a lot of activities here like camel riding, elephant riding, dancing. There are many shooting games too. The whole culture of Jaipur is depicted here in the form of exhibitions. You should wear ethnic clothes here to enjoy this place more. Then, later on, you can enjoy the Rajasthani food that is served here in the palace to have mouth-watering dishes.
- Timings : 5 PM to 11 PM
- Time Required : 2 – 3 hours
- Entry Fee : Entry Fee: Adults – INR 450
Kids – INR 350,
Village Thali Food – INR 700,
Resort Buffet Food – INR 1100,
Jaipur is known for its heritage, architecture, culture and forts. This is another beautiful fort located in Jaipur that you can visit with your friends and family. The fort was named after the ruler who built it. This fort is considered to be strongest of all three forts that are situated in Jaipur. This fort never faced any problem or resistance. The fort currently houses the world’s largest cannon on wheels – ‘Jaivana’ which is worth to see.
- Timings : 9:30 AM – 4:45 PM
- Time Required: 2-3 hours
- Entry Fee : Indians: INR 35,
Foreigners: INR 85
Jal Mahal comes under the list of the most photographed monuments in India. It gives a very spectacular view. You will fall in love with the beauty of this place. Jal Mahal is situated right in the centre of Man Sagar Lake which is surrounded by the Nahargarh Hills. The entry inside the palace is restricted but you can see it from a distance while boating nearby the palace which is mesmerizing.
- Timings : 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
- Time Required : 1 – 2 Hours
- Entry Fee : Free
World Trade Park
World Trade Park is the second largest mall of the country. Over 3.5 billion rupees were spent to build this mall. It is a shopping complex as well as entertainment centre. There are accessory stores, footwear shops, bags, luggage, watches, Jewellery brands, sportswear, handicraft shops, gift shops, beauty, skin care and cosmetic stores that you can go to for shopping. The electronic stores here provides latest technological products to their customers.
- Timings : 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
- Time Required : 1 – 2 hrs
- Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
Albert Hall Museum
Albert Hall Museum is the oldest museum in Rajasthan. The museum has different artefacts from different places of the world. Antiques and artefacts from the past will blow away your mind. The hall provided a very stunning view and atmosphere. You can enjoy in the garden of the museum which is at the backdrop.
- Timings : 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
- Time Required : 1-2 hours
- Entry Fee : Indian Visitor: INR 40,
Overseas Visitor: INR 300
So these were all the best places that you must visit when you plan your visit to Jaipur. These are favourite tourist destinations.