About Jaipur

India’s famed pink city, with a unique character that is quintessentially Rajput, is more than a gateway to Rajasthan. Jaipur has a bit of everything, from the wonders of its many historic forts and palaces, to the rich vibrancy of local culture and bustling energy in its vivid bazaars.

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Sight Seeing

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City Palace

A majestic red and white complex of courtyards and palaces, the City Palace houses the Maharaja Sawai Mansingh II Museum, which is a storehouse of priceless art treasures. Do not miss the enormous silver jars that held the holy water of the Ganges for Maharaja Madho Singh II on his trip to England.
Time : 9:30 AM
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Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal is a fairy tale crafted in pink sandstone. This five-storied honeycomb, with over nine hundred jharokhas or latticed windows, was made to allow the ladies of the royal household to observe street festivals from behind their filigreed screens without coming directly in the public eye.
Time : 9:30 AM
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Galtaji Temple

The iconic Galtaji Temple, snugly perched between cliff faces near Surajpol, offers spectacular views. A collection of striking temples and water tanks, the Galtaji Temple complex has bold macaques and light-footed langurs thronging the site which you must keep an eye out for.
Time : 5:00 AM

Activities To Do

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Take a regal ride

Lumber up to the imposing ramparts of Amber Fort on elephant back, as royalty once did. A spectacular edifice of pale yellow and pink sandstone, Amber Fort is one of Jaipur’s star attractions. Do visit the stunning Sheesh Mahal or hall of mirrors, and the art gallery.
Time : 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Soar high

The early start is well worth the views you will be rewarded with as you float blissfully in the sky above Jaipur in a hot-air balloon. If the weather is in your favour, you could soar along the mighty Aravalli range, past pretty villages and step-wells, and over the magnificent Amber Fort.
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Explore local culture

The Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing allows you to explore the history of block printing. Hidden away in a beautifully-restored haveli, you can watch local artists carving out intricate designs on wooden blocks and enjoy the unique experience of creating your own block-printed scarf.
Time : 10:00 am - 05:00 pm

Shopping

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Bedeck yourself in exquisite royal jewels

The sheer variety of dazzling jewellery on offer at Amrapali will leave you spoilt for choice. The traditional kundan and meenakari pieces are exquisite, as are the more contemporary designs, charming trinkets and royal snuff-boxes.
Time : 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Discover inspired home décor

It is hard not to fall in love with the craft-inspired home-design pieces at Anantaya AKFD. Choose from grand tazia lamps, copperware utensils, charming tea-light lamps and other interesting artefacts.
taj holidays

Bring home local colour

Jaipur’s blue pottery, an ancient artform that travelled with the Mongols to India, is legendary. Kripal Kumbh, a store run out of the late master craftsman Kripal Singh Shekhawat’s home, sells lovely examples of these ceramics. Treat yourself to unique works of art in fetching hues.
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Trace the footsteps of the royals: Start with an elephant safari to Amber Fort, discover the art of block printing, stroll through the City Palace and Hawa Mahal, make a pilgrimage to Galtaji Temple.
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Ride an Elephant to Amber Fort
Check out Colourful Block Prints
Stroll Through the City Palace
Admire Hawa Mahal
Dodge Monkeys at Galtaji Temple
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