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Top 12 Glorious Palaces To Visit In Jaipur, India

To discover the glorifying places of the Pink City with one admission ticket to the eight top attractions. This Jaipur composite ticket is valid only for two consecutive days. It includes entry to the Amber Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Albert Hall, Isarlat, Sisodia Rani garden, and Vidhyadhar garden. Explore the sights on your own vehicle or select the transfer option which includes electronic rickshaw or OLA cab. Here are some of the best places to spend your time whenever you find yourself in Jaipur.

1. Amber Fort:

Amber Fort

Amber Fort was built by Raja Man Singh in the year 1592 and is famous for Diwan-e-aam, Sheesh Mahal, Ganesh Pol. Listed as one of the best Jaipur tourist places, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani has suddenly put the spotlight on Jaipur’s beautiful Amber Fort. A war scene, starring Ranveer Singh was shot here, besides major chunks which were filmed in other locations of the city. This is one of the most amazing Jaipur tourist places and is famous for its endearing mirror work, the fort and its history come alive with the evening light and sound show. The elephant rides uphill to the fort entrance and ‘Amber by night’ allows tourists to see the charmingly lit chowks and mahal.

  • Foreigners Entry Fees: INR 200 for adults, INR 100 for students (inclusive of entry & camera)
  • Indians Entry Fees: INR 25 for adults, INR 10 for students (inclusive of entry and camera)
  • Elephant rides: INR 900 for 2 people
  • Visiting Fort hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Light & Sound Show: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

2. Jantar Mantar:

Jantar Mantar

It was built by Sawai Jai Singh II in the 18th century. Jantar Mantar is famous for its fascinating sculptures and structures, Jantar Mantar Observatory is among the most popular tourist places in Jaipur. It tells a lot about how people in olden times calculated or estimated time. The huge Samrat yantra sundial – a time calculator, is impressive.

  • Foreigners Entry Fees: INR 200 for adults, INR 100 for students
  • Indians Entry Fees: INR 40 for adults, INR 15 for students
  • Visiting hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

3. Jaigarh Fort:

jaigarh fort

Jaigarh Fort is built by Jai Singh II in 1762. Amongst the best places to see in Jaipur, another top Jaipur sightseeing place is Jaigarh Fort which is famous for the world’s largest cannon on wheels. Also, a significant structure of the medieval period – Diwa Burj – has been maintained very well over the year. The watchtower offers a scintillating view over the plains. Also known as ‘Cheel ka Teela’, the panoramas of the city visible from this place are something to die for.

  • Indians Entry Fees: INR 35
  • Foreigners Entry Fees: INR 85
  • Visiting hours: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

4. Nahargarh Fort:

Nahargarh Fort

It was built by Sawai Jai Singh II in the year 1734. Since the fort is situated high up on the Aravali hills, it is one of the famous places to see in Jaipur, popular for its dazzling sunset views overlooking the entire Jaipur city. Amongst the best palaces and forts in Rajasthan, it’s also a famous picnic spot as there is a cafe inside that serves snacks and drinks. An important spot for tourism in Jaipur, the fort is beautifully lit at night.

  • Indians Entry Fees: INR 20 for adults, INR 5 for students
  • Foreigners Entry Fees: INR 50 for adults, INR 25 for students
  • Visiting hours: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

5. City Palace:

City Palace

It was built by Sawai Jai Singh II in the year 1727. One of the popular Jaipur tourist attractions, City Palace is famous for its serene amalgamation of rich Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. The elaborately designed peacock gates are one of its kind and the palace has vast courtyards, gardens, a museum, an art gallery, and a captivating display of royal costumes and old weapons.

  • Indians Entry Fees: INR 75 for adults
  • Foreigners Entry Fees: INR 350 for adults
  • Visiting hours: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

6. Jal Mahal:

Jal Mahal

Jal Mahal was built by Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799. It is in the middle of Lake Man Sagar, is one of the best places to see in Jaipur. This 5-storey palace has 4-storey beneath the surface of the water that offers a unique underwater viewing experience. The architecture is a fusion of Mughal and Rajput styles. The clear water of the lake and the scenic views of the surrounding Aravallis make the palace look all stunning, especially at night.

  • Indians Entry Fees: INR 10 for adults
  • Foreigners Entry Fees: INR 50 for adults
  • Visiting hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

7. Hawa Mahal:

Hawa Mahal

It was built by Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799. Hawa Mahal is also popularly known as the palace of the winds. The immensely breezy palace provides a spectacular view of the city below. The panoramic views of the palace and the glittering pink city are a treat to the eyes.

  • Indians Entry Fees: INR 10 for adults
  • Foreigners Entry Fees: INR 50 for adults
  • Visiting hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

8. Sisodia Rani Garden:

Sisodia Rani Garden

Sisodia Rani Garden is built by Sawai Jai Singh II in the year 1728, is considered as a symbol of eternal love between Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh and Rani Sisodia Jai Singh and counted amongst one of the best tourist places in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The garden has been a getaway for the queens of Jaipur. It is themed on the stories of love between Lord Krishna and Radha. In addition to a tourist attraction, the garden is also a popular wedding destination in Jaipur.

  • Indians Entry Fees: Free
  • Foreigners Entry Fees: Free
  • Visiting hours: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

9. Albert Hall:

Albert Hall

It was built by Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob in the year 1876. Commonly called as Albert Hall, Government Central Museum is among famous places to see in Jaipur. Visit it to see a collection of local king’s portraits, artefacts, handicrafts and paintings of the glorious past of the city and the royal families. This is also home to one of the six ‘Egyptian Mummies in India’ that has brought a lot of international acclaim to this museum. It was built in the commemoration of the visit of Prince Albert.

  • Indians Entry Fees: INR 20
  • Foreigners Entry Fees: INR 150
  • Visiting hours: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

10. Bapu Bazar:

Bapu Bazar

The Bapu Bazaar is among the largest camel leather market in the world. It is popular for its high-quality leather belts, wallets, lamp sheds, and bags. But it is a fine quality Mojri shoes that have made the market so popular. If you are looking for bags and footwear made from real leather, then this is the best place to find something for your taste.

  • Visiting hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm; closed on Sunday

11. Johari Bazar:

Johari Bazar

Famous for its amazing collection of precious gemstones, costume jewellery, bangles, traditional clothes, textiles, and a lot more. Johari Bazaar and MI Road are among the best places to visit in Jaipur and amongst the best shopping places in Jaipur. If you want to do some wedding shopping, then this is the best place in Jaipur to get all your needs sorted. You will easily find this location in the Jaipur tourist places map.

  • Visiting hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm; closed on Sunday

12. Chokhi Dhani:

Chokhi Dhani

It was built in the year 1990. The ethnic village resort of Chokhi Dhani is famous for its celebrations. The 5-star resort is a replica of a traditional Rajasthani village and one of the most attractive tourist places in Jaipur. It is famous for traditional Rajasthani food, puppet shows, folk music, and traditional dance performances. Those who do not wish to stay here can still enjoy these performances and food at the restaurant.

  • Traditional Rajasthani Dining: INR 600 for adults, INR 350 for kids
  • AC Royal Rajasthani Dining: INR 800 for adults, INR 500 for kids
  • Visiting hours: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

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