There are many places to visit in Jaipur trip, some of the most popular tourist destinations are Amber Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, and Nahargarh Fort.
1. Amber Fort and Palace, Jaipur :
Amber Fort is a Fort built by Raja Alan Singh Meena 967 AD later ruled by kachawaha Rajputs. One of the most iconic forts in Jaipur, Amber Fort is known for its artistic style elements. Constructed of red sandstone and marble it is one of the most attractive places. The fort was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2013.
2. Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur :
Nahargarh Fort stands on the edge of the Aravalli Hills. Along with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh was part of the city’s defense circle. Nahargarh means ‘abode of tigers’ and was named after the tigers which were believed to have roamed around the hills.
3. Jaigarh Fort, Jaipur :
The Fort was built in the 18th century and is located on the “cheek ka Teela” and or “Hills of Eagles”. Standing at a height of 500 feet above sea level, this 18th-century fort offers panoramic views of the surrounding. It houses the world’s largest cannon on wheels called ‘Jaivana Cannon’.
4. City Palace, Jaipur :
The City Palace, Jaipur was established by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, in1727. The marvelous architecture and the artifacts inside the palace are the main attractions. City Palace used to be the home for the royal family of Jaipur but now it houses the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum and continues to be the home of the Jaipur royal family.
5. Hawa Mahal, Jaipur :
Hawa Mahal or “The Palace of Breeze” was built in 1799 and it has 953 windows on the outside walls. Built from red and pink sandstone, Hawa Mahal is a five-story Palace.
6. Jantar Mantar, Jaipur :
Jantar Mantar observatory is a UNESCO World Heritage site that every tourist must visit. The Jantar Mantar is a collection of 19 astronomical instruments that features the world’s largest stone sundial, India has five of them, and the largest one is in Jaipur.
7. Jal Mahal, Jaipur :
JalMahal (meaning “Water Palace”) is a palace in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake, Jaipur. Jal Mahal is unique that features the Rajput style of architecture as the red stone was used in its construction and though the place has five stories, only one of the stories is visible today, with the other four being submerged in water
8. Albert Hall Museum, Jaipur :
The Albert Hall Museum in Jaipur is the oldest in the state, situated in Ram Niwas garden. Known for its somber collection of artifacts this museum has a rich collection of jewelry, paintings, crystal works, carpets, metal artifacts, etc
9. Rambagh Palace, Jaipur :
Rambagh Palace was once just a royal hunting lodge, as the house was located amid a thick forest at that time and it is now operated as a five-star hotel by the Taj Hotels Group. In the early 20th century, it was expanded into a palace to the grand residence for the Maharaja of Jaipur.
10. Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh, Jaipur :
The Sisodia Rani ka Bagh is a royal garden built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1728. This garden holds beautiful water fountains, pavilions, flowerbeds, galleries, murals, water channels and was decorated with mural paintings of Lord Krishna and Radha to express the love that the king had for Sisodia Rani. Also, peacocks are seen roaming around the garden quite frequently.
11. Amar Jawan Jyoti, Jaipur:
Amar Jawan Jyoti was built to honor the brave soldiers who laid down their lives in the service of the nation during the Indo-Pakistani war of 1971. This memorial is also known as the flame of the immortal soldiers and the architecture resembles India Gate. The simple structure with the upturned rifle and the structure is beautifully lit up during the evening, making it one of the best places to visit in Jaipur.
12. Jaipur Zoo :
Jaipur Zoo is home to the fauna of Rajasthan. Around 50 species of different birds and animals from all over the world can be seen here. A museum was also constructed inside the zoo which exhibits the wildlife of Rajasthan. The Jaipur Zoo has been constituted under the Wild Life (Protection) Act and the Jaipur Zoological Garden authority works towards wildlife conservation. A zoo is a fun place for kids.
13. Chokhi Dhani, Jaipur :
Chokhi Dhani offers you an experience of Rajasthani culture in every way. Soon after, by 1994, RajasthanChokhi Dhani gained its share of fame, right from its settings to the food to every single thing that reflects the rich tradition of Rajasthan. Also, it is famous for its historical forts & palaces, temples & shrines, camels & deserts, folk dance & music, and arts & crafts.
14. Birla Mandir, Jaipur :
The Birla Temple is one of the most magnificent temples in Jaipur and a highly-regarded pilgrimage center for the Hindus. Constructed solely of white marble, the temple is surrounded by lush green forests and this grand place of worship presents fascinating beauty when illuminated at night. The walls are covered with various sayings and quotes from the Bhagavad Gita.
15. Central Park, Jaipur :
Jaipur’s Central Park (a bird watcher’s paradise), is home to a wide range of birds, including both migratory as well as the local bird. There is a huge musical fountain, stone sculptures and the jogging strip here is 5 kilometers. The major attraction of Central Park is the 206 feet high National flag, the tallest flag post in India which looks magnificent during the night show when the flag is washed in colorful lights.
16. Galtaji Temple, Jaipur :
Galtaji is an ancient Hindu pilgrimage. It is composed of several shrines, holy kunds, pavilions, and natural springs, etc. Besides this, one can also go on a hiking trail to Galta Ji.
17. Govind Dev Ji Temple, Jaipur :
The historic Govind Dev is dedicated to Govind Dev Ji and Radha Ji. Raja Sawai Jai Singh II, the founder of Jaipur brought to the idol of this temple from Vrindavan.
18. Raj Mandir Cinema, Jaipur :
Raj Mandir Cinema is a meringue-shaped auditorium opened in 1976, in Jaipur. Its stunning ceiling design and indirect lighting system etc make the place more attractive and is now operated as a five-star hotel by the Taj Hotels Group.
19. Jaipur Wax Museum, Jaipur :
Located at the entrance of Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur, the museum is divided into three galleries namely the Hall of Icons, Royal Darbar, and Sheesh Mahal. Each gallery showcases wax of different personalities.
20. Dolls Museum, Jaipur :
The Dolls Museum in Jaipur is a significant tourist destination and is famous among children. Built in 1973, it allows you to peek into the culture of different countries. The museum exhibits dolls dressed in traditional attires, the traditional puppet dolls of Rajasthan, dolls wearing the traditional dresses of Malaysia, Mexico, Germany, America, Sweden, Britain, and various other countries. There is a new gallery with dolls of children’s favorite superheroes, cartoon characters, etc.
21. Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, Jaipur :
Anokhi Museum exhibits the oldest art form of Rajasthani art. Apart from textiles and blocks, the collection also displays home furniture items used during the time. It also includes Haveli Restoration, Regional Textiles, Natural and Chemical Dyes, Block Printing and Carving Tools, Gold and Silver printing, Demonstration area.
22. Bapu Bazar, Jaipur :
Located in the heart of Jaipur city, Bapu Bazar is a one-stop destination for shopping. The entire market is all about traditional Rajasthani stuff, from brass works, precious stones, textiles, accessories, handloom, and many more.
23. Moti Dungri, Jaipur :
Built-in 1761, Moti Dungri is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. The idol here has its trunk positioned in the right direction, which is a rare thing. The layout and structure of Moti Dungri were built using limestone.
24. Panna Meena ka Kund, Jaipur :
Panna Meena ka Kund is an ancient step-well that dates back to the 16th century. The Baori or Bawri serves as a prime source of drinking water and it is an eight-story step-well and was designed in such a way that one could reach water at any level.
25. Kanak Vrindavan Garden, Jaipur
Located in a lush valley, Kanak Vrindavan is a picturesque garden. The garden consists of a temple, a series of fountains, intricate marble decorations, and a lovely idol of Lord Krishna.
26. Johari Bazaar, Jaipur :
A shopper’s paradise, Johari Bazaar is considered to be one of the oldest markets of Jaipur City. Johari Bazaar is home to a most fabulous collection of jewelry and you can also shop for traditional lehengas, Jaipuri quilts, ethnic footwear, etc.
27. Elephantastic, Jaipur :
A visit to this place offers an amazing experience that you must visit. Spend time with Elephants, by painting them, feeding them, etc.
28. 1135 AD, Amer, Jaipur :
One of the best restaurants in Jaipur, the Amer Palace restaurant aims to make all its diners feel like royalty. It has an open-air courtyard, a formal dining room, and a private dining space, Sheesh Mahal.
29. Suvarna Mahal, Jaipur :
Suvarna Mahal once was the maharaja’s royal banquet hall. Live classical and semi-classical music plays in the background set the mood in a truly royal fashion. The menu at Suvarna Mahal includes Indian cuisine. Here you can try delicious dishes, and also kulfi, ice cream, gajrela, and chocolate cakes.
30. Spice Court, Jaipur :
Spice Court offers the best dining experience. The restaurant has both indoor and outdoor dining spaces. It offers everything from Indian to Chinese to Continental. The daily cultural evening is fun with puppet shows and folk dances.
31. World Trade Park, Jaipur :
The World Trade Park Mall is a shopper’s paradise. With well-known brands like Calvin Klein, Marks n Spencer, Celio, Zara, etc, it offers a unique experience to its visitors. Also, when you are tired you can enjoy the world-class fine dining at restaurants.
32. Amigos Bar, Jaipur :
Amigos Bar nightclub is well known for its popular ambiance, delicious food, and drinks. The menu includes Chinese, Continental, and North Indian cuisines.
33. Chand Baori Stepwell, Jaipur :
Also known as Abhaneri Stepwell, Chand baori can be dated back to the 8th – the 9th century. Built with intricate Jaipuri architecture, the stepwell has a total of 13 floors and about 3500 steps. Tourists from all over the world visit the place.
34. Ram Nivas Garden, Jaipur :
Built by Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh, the Ram Nivas Garden is a beautifully landscaped 19th-century garden and is one of the prominent attractions.
35. Akshardham Temple, Jaipur :
One of the well-known tourist attractions of Jaipur, the temple is surrounded by lush green gardens and fountains. Its unique architecture is what attracts most of the tourists here. The walls of the temple are beautifully decorated with several sculptures and carvings.
36. Amrapali Museum, Jaipur :
Known to be a lesser-known visiting place in Jaipur, this place exhibits some of the rarest collections of tribal and ancient jewelry that are unique in their form.
37. Elefantastic Elephant Farm, Jaipur :
This elephant farm houses 23 female elephants and one male elephant. An amazing variety of birds and several wild animals are also housed on the farms. You will need a prior appointment to visit the farm.
38. Tripolia Bazaar, Jaipur :
The Tripolia Bazar in Jaipur is one of the oldest markets in the city. Known for its rich history, it is famous for its traditional lac bangles. The Tripolia bazaar provides a sneak peek of authentic Rajasthani culture.
39. Raj Mandir Cinema, Jaipur :
Raj Mandir Cinema is a movie theatre in Jaipur. The hall is huge and can seat 1300 people at once. The ambiance of the place is quite good.
40. Hathni Kund, Jaipur :
Hathni Kund is a hill that is a perfect spot for trekkers. While trekking you will see many ancient temples and dunes and at the top, you can enjoy a 360-degree view of the Pink City.