9 Best Tourist Places to visit in Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jaipur is considered as a delight for history lovers, there are several tourist places including forts, temples, and wildlife conservation areas which make it a top tourist place of Rajasthan. The Jaipur city is also known as a Pink city due to the pink walls of historical buildings.The most popular attractions of Jaipur are the ancient palaces, forts and temples and its architecture that serves as a glorious memento of their royal heritage. In this post, I am sharing some popular tourist places to visit in Jaipur.

1. Hawa Mahal

Built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, Hawa mahal is an ultimate example of Indian architecture. If you love to visit historical monuments than this place is for you.

2. Amber Fort

This fort is Also known as Amer palace, located 11 km far from the Jaipur city in a small town named as Amer. The fort is made up of marble and sandstone. In 2013 this fort along with 5 other forts of this state was listed as a Hill Forts of Rajasthan in UNESCO’s world heritage sites.

Visiting Hours: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Light Shows Timing
English: 7.30 pm
Hindi: 8:00 PM

3. Jantar Mantar

Located near City palace, Jantar Mantar was built by Maharaja Sawai Singh. This place is listed in UNESCO world heritage site. The main reason behind building this monument is to observe the astronomical position, it is an another fine example of Indian architecture.

4. Jal Mahal

Also known as Water palace, Jal Mahal is situated in the center of Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur Amer road. In the 18th century, Maharaja Jai Singh 2 has renovated the palace.

5. Laxmi Narayan Temple

This temple is also known as Birla Temple, a wonderful example of marble architecture. The temple is constructed by  Shri Rang Ramanuj Das and situated perfectly below the Moti Dungari fort

6. Nahargarh Fort

The fort was built by Jai Singh, the main reason behind the making this fort is to secure Amer from enemies. Located in the Aravali hills, the meaning of Nahargarh is the “Home of Tigers”. This fort was once used for an outing by the royal families now it is a favorite weekend spot for the tourists.



7. Albert Hall Museum

The oldest & most famous place in Jaipur, Rajasthan. In Albert hall museum you will find the beautiful glimpses of Indo-Saracenic architecture and ancient tradition. Museum holds the collection of portraits’ of maharajas and paintings as well as costumes of different countries. Take a tour of the most amazing and beautiful place.

8. Jaigarh Fort

The fort was built by Jai Singh second in 1726, Nahargarh fort along with Jaigarh are built for the protection of Amer. The design of this fort is same as the Amer fort, the fort has world’s largest cannon named as Jaivana.

9. Sisodia Rani palace and Garden


Sisodia Rani palace is located at a distance of 6 km from Jaipur city. It was built in 1728 by Jai Singh second. The garden is famous for its wall painting where the beautiful sculpture of Radha and Krishan can be seen. The multi-level garden with different species of flower offers an amazing experience to the tourist.

Apart from these beautiful places, Jaipur has many other tourist places which include national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, bird sanctuaries and amusement centers. If you are a travel freak then this city is ready to embrace you.
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