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

Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre, an IHG Hotel
5 out of 5
Commercial Plot No 1 Sardar Patel Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 302001
The price is Rs3,869 per night from 17 Aug to 18 Aug
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Jaipur. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (289 reviews)
"Location, food,service overall great."

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2022

Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre, an IHG Hotel
Rambagh Palace
Rambagh Palace
5 out of 5
Bhawani Singh Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 302 005
The price is Rs32,700 per night from 30 Aug to 31 Aug
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Jaipur. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (111 reviews)
"To say we felt like royalty might sound cliche but it’s true. Everyone and I mean EVERY person on staff were so wonderful, attentive, kind and knowledgeable- not just about the property but about Jaipur. We had the most amazing time!"

Reviewed on 16 Jul 2022

Rambagh Palace
Devi Ratn, Jaipur - IHCL SeleQtions
Devi Ratn, Jaipur - IHCL SeleQtions
5 out of 5
Jamdoli, Agra Road, Tehsil Ballupura, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 302031
The price is Rs13,500 per night from 15 Aug to 16 Aug
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Jaipur. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Popular attractions Hawa Mahal and Jal Mahal are located nearby. Discover ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (11 reviews)
Staycation
"it was amazing stay."

Reviewed on 26 Dec 2021

Devi Ratn, Jaipur - IHCL SeleQtions
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.
The Grand Anukampa Hotels & Suites
The Grand Anukampa Hotels & Suites
3 out of 5
Shyam Nagar, 250, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 302019
The price is Rs2,344 per night from 17 Aug to 18 Aug
Stay at this 3-star aparthotel in Jaipur. Enjoy free WiFi, free valet parking and a rooftop terrace. Popular attractions Hawa Mahal and City Palace are located ...
The Grand Anukampa Hotels & Suites
Om Niwas Suite Hotel
Om Niwas Suite Hotel
3 out of 5
E - 23, Kaushalya Path, Durga Marg, Bani Park, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 302001
The price is Rs3,700 per night from 19 Aug to 20 Aug
Stay at this 3-star family-friendly aparthotel in Jaipur. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the restaurant and the overall ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (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
Olive Service Apartments Jaipur
Olive Service Apartments Jaipur
3 out of 5
523 Chitrakoot Marg, Jaipur, RJ, 302021
The price is Rs3,510 per night from 17 Aug to 18 Aug
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly apartment in Jaipur. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Hawa Mahal and Nahargarh ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"Very beautiful property, well maintained. Look forward to stay in future."

Reviewed on 16 Jul 2022

Olive Service Apartments Jaipur
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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