Things to see in Jaipur:
Jaipur is a beautiful city of Rajasthan with an extremely rich heritage. Also called the pink city, Jaipur is a beautiful city with a lot of things to visit. We have selected for you the top things to see if you have a limited time to visit the city.
The Amer Fort (also known as Amer Fort) is located about 15kilometers from the city of Jaipur. It is a fortress dating from the 16th century classified as a world heritage of Unesco. Its exterior architecture is as impressive as its interior decors. The price of the visit is 500 rupees and we recommend you visit this monument rather in the morning in order to avoid the high temperatures and tourists.
Royal Gaitor Tombs
The Royal Gaitor Tumbas is a set of cenotaphs in marble of the Maharajas of Jaipur region. Really, we suggest you to visit this place, on the one hand because it is truly sublime and timeless, but also because there is very little visited by tourists and that the entrance is only 50 rupees.
Hawa Mahal, the palace of the winds
The Hawa Mahal, or wind palace in French, is an eighteenth-century rajpute building with a façade made up of hundreds of windows and balconies. If you want to save some time, you can do without visiting the interior of the Hawa Mahal which is not essential. You can take advantage of it to stroll around the palace in the streets of the pink city.
Albert Hall Museum
The museum Albert Hall is an Anglo-Indian architecture building, named in honor of King Edward Vll. honestly, especially its architecture that is remarkable, and you can probably you spend visiting the inside, but his visit is still very rewarding. It will cost 300 rupees, and you can also take a past combining the visit of several monuments of the city.
If you want to spend an unforgettable time, then we can only strongly advise you to spend half a day at the farm of the elephants ‘Elefantastic ‘. You can paint, feed, pet and wash elephants in nature and enjoy a totally unique and privileged moment!
Temple of Hanuman
If still you have some time after all that, we recommend you to visit these few additional monuments that won’t take you a few moments. The Hanuman temple is located at the top of a hill and is dedicated to several gods: Kali, Ram, Sita, Ganesha, (…) but also Hanuman whose a colossal statue adorns the front majestically. You can stop to take a spiritual break, admire this surprising statue, and drink a little water in Exchange for a few rupees as an offering, it’s good for karma!
The Water Palace is a superb Palace seeming to float in the middle of the waters. Unfortunately it cannot be visited, but you can still stop to admire it. Just in front, there is also a museum has the very nice outdoor architecture: Shree Sanjay Sharma (400 rupees from entrance fees), however you can overshadow his visit that is a little daunting, especially if your guide with a strong accent that makes it difficult to understand.
Raj Mandir cinema
Finally to complete your visit, we have selected a break at the famous Raj Mandir cinema. If you want to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of an Indian cinema, it is there to go, preferring if possible a Bollywood film and not just an Indian film. The unique 1200-seat Hall is the largest in Asia and will immerse you in an atmosphere not to be missed. Think however to buy your tickets in advance or enough to come early to avoid the queues.