Jaipur District

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Jaipur which includes farmland, mountains and a small town or village

Discover the “Pink City,” a delightful urban sprawl of palaces, temples, museums and bazaars in the heart of India’s Rajasthan state.

Jaipur’s many salmon-colored buildings and temples have resulted in a name: the “Pink City.” Unwrap an urban landscape of vivid colors and history while visiting hilltop forts, lavish palaces, bustling bazaars and thrilling festivals.

Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II founded the city in 1727. Its planned layout revolves around the Old City, recognizable with its fortified surrounding walls. Walk the wide streets or travel between attractions cheaply by rickshaw.

Learn about the lives of Jaipur’s elite women at Hawa Mahal, a multi-windowed palace with a pink façade. Nearby, the Jantar Mantar observatory preserves a collection of 18th-century astronomical instruments. Just a short walk west, photograph the ancient Rajasthani and Mughal architecture of the City Palace. Take a rest in the palace courtyards, surrounded by Persian gardens.

Take on the bazaars of Old City and work on your bargaining skills with a distinct Indian twist. Find handmade jewelry in Johari Bazaar or discover the affluent mansions of Jaipur’s cotton merchants. The gem carving stalls of Pahar Ganj are well worth a visit. Barter for textiles and sarongs in Bapu Bazaar, or perfumes in Kishanpole Bazaar. Lunchtime hunger can be satisfied at hundreds of curry stalls around town.

See decorative fabrics and traditional instruments at the Central Museum. Later, learn about the meanings of local folk art at the Museum of Indology.

Take an afternoon climb to the Temple of the Sun God, where pilgrims bathe in sacred pools. Watch out for cheeky monkeys while you enjoy panoramic views of the city. Admire the grandiose ambitions of ancient Indians at the Amber Fort. This 16th-century stronghold exemplifies Hindu and Mughal architecture.

Visitors in January will witness a spectacle of fluttering kites at the annual Kite Festival. Jaipur in March comes alive with the Elephant Festival, where you’ll see parades and elephant polo matches.

Jaipur is part of India’s Golden Triangle, a popular tourist circuit including Agra and New Delhi. Visit in winter to avoid the heat of summer and subsequent monsoonal rains.

Where to stay in Jaipur District

Jaipur Marriott Hotel
Jaipur Marriott Hotel
5 out of 5
Ashram Marg Near Jawahar Circle, Tonk Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan
The price is Rs3,850 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
Located in Durgapura, this luxury hotel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from World Trade Park, and within 9 mi (15 km) of City Palace and Jantar Mantar. Hawa Mahal and Gaitor ...
4.4/5Excellent! (365 reviews)
"Nice property . Very close to airport."

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2021

Jaipur Marriott Hotel
The Leela Palace Jaipur
The Leela Palace Jaipur
5 out of 5
Jaipur-Delhi Highway NH11, Kookas, Jamwa Ramgarh, Rajasthan
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs13,000 per night from 21 Sep to 21 Sep
Set in Jamwa Ramgarh, this family-friendly hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Jal Mahal, Gaitor and Amber Fort. Jantar Mantar and City Palace are also within 12 ...
The Leela Palace Jaipur
Le Méridien Jaipur Resort & Spa
Le Méridien Jaipur Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Number 1, RIICO, Amer, Rajasthan
The price is Rs5,000 per night from 21 Sep to 21 Sep
This family-friendly Amer resort is located in the mountains, 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from Amer Fort, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Jal Mahal and Amber Fort. Jantar Mantar ...
4.3/5Excellent! (83 reviews)
ROYAL LOOK ROYAL TREATMENT
"An amazing property . Were very generously upgraded and the stay was in utmost luxury . Stall was super . We got more then our expectations . Very superior place"

Reviewed on 31 Mar 2021

Le Méridien Jaipur Resort & Spa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Om Niwas Suite Hotel
Om Niwas Suite Hotel
3 out of 5
E - 23, Kaushalya Path, Durga Marg, Bani Park, Jaipur, Rajasthan
The price is Rs2,592 per night from 11 Oct to 11 Oct
This family-friendly Jaipur aparthotel is located in the business district, within 1 mi (2 km) of M.I. Road, Station Road and Ajmer Road. City Palace is 2.1 ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (28 reviews)
Good deal for a Suite with kitchenette
"Good service apartment. Staff is very courteous and helpful. Family suite is bit smaller. Bathroom is small in one of the rooms food variety is ok, I was expecting bit more on local Rajasthani dishes. Taste wise, food was good. Tawa rotis were partially cooked"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2019

Om Niwas Suite Hotel
OYO Home 19976 Luxury Farmhouse
OYO Home 19976 Luxury Farmhouse
S 69,Ganga Vihar Enclave, Behind Vit College, Jagatpura, Jaipur
Located in Sanganer, this apartment building is within 9 miles (15 km) of Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Center, World Trade Park and Sisodia Rani Palace and ...
OYO Home 19976 Luxury Farmhouse
Hathi Mauja
Hathi Mauja
3 out of 5
Naradpura Road Near Hathi Gaon, Kunda, Jaipur, Amer, Rajasthan
The price is Rs3,599 per night from 21 Sep to 21 Sep
Situated in Amer, this aparthotel is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Amer Fort and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Nahargarh Biological & Zoological Park. City Palace and Jal Mahal ...
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Provided great service around a relaxed environmen
"Stayed at this hotel for 2 nights and the owner and staff were very accommodating and provided excellent service looking after us. The location is bliss from the bustle and noise of the city."

Reviewed on 7 May 2019

Hathi Mauja
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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