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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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Splurge on fine jewels
Open :10:30 am-7:30 pm
Browse through stunning jewellery at Amrapali for delicate gold anklets, bejeweled earrings and pearl-strung bracelets. The highlight is of course, the traditional kundan meenakari work.
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Explore Local Culture
Open :10.00AM-5.00PM
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.
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Galtaji Temple
Open :5.00AM-9.00PM
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.
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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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Hawa Mahal
Open :9.30AM-4.30PM
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.
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Discover Inspired Home Decor
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.
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Stroll through the City Palace
Open :9:30 am-5:00 pm
Spend a couple of hours at the City Palace, a beautiful complex of courtyards, gardens and palaces and marvel at royal treasures in the buildings of the Maharaja Sawai Mansingh II Museum. The most striking pieces are the solid-silver jars that ferried the holy water from the Ganges for Madho Singh II when he went to England.
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Fly high in a hot-air balloon
The experience of gliding over the iconic Amber Fort in a hot-air balloon is like none other. The early-morning start is worth the scenic views of the city as you coast past the mighty fort and the Aravalli mountains.
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Dodge monkeys at Galtaji Temple
Open :5:00 am-9:00 pm
Perched between cliff faces, the Galtaji Temple is an evocative set of temples and kunds, or water tanks, near Surajpol. Spend some time exploring the architecture, and take in the panoramic views of the plains. Keep an eye out for the macaques and langurs that live here, which give this temple its second name, Monkey Temple.
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Ride an elephant to Amber Fort
Open :8:00 am-6:00 pm
Go on an elephant safari and ride like a royal to Amber Fort’s sixteenth-century ramparts. Formidable yet grand, the sandstone fortress offers vast courtyards, the spectacular Sheesh Mahal and gorgeous views.
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City Palace
Open :9.30AM-5.00PM
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.
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Take a Regal Ride
Open :8.00AM-5.30PM
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.
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Bedeck Yourself In Exquisite-Royal Jewels
Open :10.00AM-6.00PM
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.
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Bring Home Local Color
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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Rambagh Palace

Rambagh Palace

Bhawani Singh Road, Jaipur Bhawani Singh Road, Jaipur
9.5km from Jaipur International Airport
Traverse the royal history of Rajasthan at Rambagh Palace, once the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Partake of a wealth of experiences that resound with memories and indulgences of a bygone era.
Erswhile Residence of Maharaja of Jaipur
47 Acres of Lush Greenery
Exclusive Royal Butlers
Indian & International Spa Therapies
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