Jaipur is not just a city but a visual treat for every foreigner who comes to India striving for cultural heritage. Along with that, it is a place for every Indian to visit once in their lifetimes to feel proud of the richness of our country’s beauty. Let’s see what top 10 places to visit in Jaipur one should never miss when he comes to Jaipur in search of a memorable journey.
Built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, this palace is famous for its beautiful courtyard, galleries, and restaurants. It opens at 9:30 am and the tickets cost 500 INR for foreigners and 190 INR for the Indians. This place also holds various cultural and religious events throughout the year.
This famous fort of Jaipur was built by Mairs and is made up of red sandstone marble. It gives a mesmerizing overlook of Maota Lake. Though it is 12 km north of Jaipur, this fort deserves visiting for everyone. The timing of the visit is 8:00 am to 5:30 pm and the ticket costs 200 INR to 250 INR. It comes under top 10 places to visit in Jaipur.
Janta Mantar is an astronomical observatory to measure the distances and position of the celestial objects. It has 19 large instruments inside which attract numerous tourists. Built by the same king as of City palace, the visit duration is about thirty to forty-five minutes. It opens at 9:00 am and closes at 5:00 pm. One ticket costs 200 INR.
The centre of all tourists’ attraction in Jaipur, this popular palace in Jaipur was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh and has house historical importance. It was built 200 years ago and has 953 windows. 50 meters tall palace is a fusion of Islamic, Rajput and Mughal Architecture. Timing is 9:00 am to 4:30 pm and ticket costs 50 INR for Indians and 200 INR for foreigners.
Albert Hall Museum
For history lovers and people who are fascinated by artefacts and historical objects this is a must visit. This museum was built in 1876 as a concert hall and has a probable visiting duration of one hour. It costs 150 INR for foreigners and 20 INR for Indians to take a look of this chronological museum. The museum opens at 9:00 am and closes at 5:00 pm.
It means abode of tigers and was named so due to the tigers who loved around the hill. This fort which symbolises Medieval architecture was also built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. The expected visit duration is 2 to 3 hours and te timing is 10:00 am to 5:30 pm. The ticket cost may vary. 5 INR and 25 INR for Indian and International students respectively. Normal Indians will have to pay 50 INR for the visit and foreigners cost will be 200 INR.
Also called water palace, this spellbinding palace was built by a local king Maharaja Madho Singh and showcases the splendour of both Rajput and Mughal architecture. It is an idyllic destination for boating through Man Sagar Lake for people wanting to relax and unwind. The best part though is that there is no ticket cost for visting this palace and the visit duration is about half an hour. It opens at 6:00 am and is twelve hour open.
This is a heritage hotel for vacationers wanting to stay for a longer time to experience the marvelous heritage of this city. The food, stay and staff hospitality and cooperation of this place is highly rated and is one of the most famous resorts in the city.
A blessing for the eyes of nature lovers and an awe-inspiring opportunity for photography enthusiasts, this garden is the picture-perfect representation of the flora of Rajasthan. The migratory birds also are seen here like Neel Kanth, Kingfisher and Spotted Dove. This beautiful target was also built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II some 280 years ago. It is also a free visit, which is a bonus for tourist and the visit duration is one hour. Timing is 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Choli Dhani is one the most famous ethnic resorts of Jaipur. Most people who have been here desire to visit this place over and over again. This is a place which must be in the bucket list of every sightseer coming to Rajasthan.