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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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Bring home blue pottery
Open :9:30 am-6:00 pm
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Admire Hawa Mahal
Open :9:00 am-5:30 pm
Jaipur’s iconic Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds is a marvellous example of filigree architecture, built in pink sandstone. It is five stories high and has an astonishing nine hundred and fifty-three latticed windows, and is a pleasure to explore.
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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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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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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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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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Pink City
Jaipur is the capital of India’s Rajasthan state. It evokes the royal family that once ruled the region and that, in 1727, founded what is now called the Old City, or “Pink City” for its trademark building color. At the center of its stately street grid (notable in India) stands the opulent, colonnaded City Palace complex. With gardens, courtyards and museums, part of it is still a royal residence.
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Amber Fort
Amer Fort is a fort located in Amer, Rajasthan, India. Amer is a town with an area of 4 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi)[1] located 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Located high on a hill, it is the principal tourist attraction in Jaipur.[2][3] The town of Amer was originally built by Meenas,[4] and later it was ruled by Raja Man Singh I(December 21, 1550 – July 6, 1614). Amer Fort is known for its artistic Hindu style elements. With its large ramparts and series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks Maota Lake,[3][5][6][7] which is the main source of water for the Amer Palace.
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Check out colourful block prints
Open :10:30 am-5:00 pm
Visit the Anokhi Museum of hand-printing to learn the rich history of block-printing. Ensure you keep enough time to take in the unique experience of watching printing demonstrations and to make your own hand-printed garments after you take in the museum’s wonderful collection.
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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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Jantar Mantar
The Jantar Mantar monument in Jaipur, Rajasthan is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh II, and completed in 1734. It features the world's largest stone sundial, and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is located near City Palace and Hawa Mahal.
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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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Heritage Hotel in Jaipur - Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur
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Jai Mahal Palace

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Jacob Road, Civil Lines, Jaipur Jacob Road, Civil Lines, Jaipur
12.1km from Jaipur International Airport

A 272 years old property, it is the former residence of the Prime Minister of Jaipur. Spread over 18 acres of landscaped gardens, the hotel offers all modern comforts.

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18 acres of Landscaped Gardens
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Magnificent view of Rambagh Palace, Jaipur
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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
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