Are you bored of seeing Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, and Amber Fort on every tourist guide? Looking for unexplored places to visit in Jaipur ? To help you out, we have curated a list of 10 unexplored places in Jaipur that you need to check out (you can thank us later).
Go through the list, add the attractions to your travel bucket list and get ready for the hashtag of the wanderlust experience.
- Anokhi Museum of Hand Painting
Dedicated to the ancient craft of hand block painting, this museum is housed in a restored UNESCO award-winning 400-year-old building. This museum is a beautiful haven for everyone – the tourists and residents alike. With beautiful displays, friendly staff, an excellent museum shop and a cafe serving organic coffee, this museum instantly becomes everybody’s favourite destination.
2. Garh Ganesh Mandir
This beautiful mandir of Lord Ganesha situated on top of a hill is as peaceful as it sounds. To visit the temple you have to take 365 steps. But, don’t worry! In the excitement of reaching the destination, no one stops to count the steps. The view from the top is magnificent. You can see the whole of Jaipur from there. And trust us, this experience is incomparable to anything else.
3. Gems Galaxy
Gems Galaxy is a heaven for all Gems Collectors and Gems Enthusiasts out there. They are the manufacturers and retailers of all precious and semi-precious gemstones. Apart from gemstones, they also sell gold and silver jewelry. Visiting this shop will give you the quintessential Jaipur experience. What’s more? You can buy beautiful souvenirs for your friends and family back home.
4. Suroth House
Who doesn’t like trying out different cuisines, right? When you travel somewhere new, one of your most important worries is to try out the local cuisine.
Suroth House is a dream come true for all food and cooking enthusiasts. It’s a restaurant cum workshop. Hosted by Tejveer Singh and Nidhi Singh, the guests/participants are taught to master traditional Rajasthani dishes. At Suroth House, every cuisine becomes a new journey. You surely don’t want to miss this journey.
5. Panna Meena Ka Kund
If you’ve never seen a stepwell before, go see this fascinating and historic stepwell. This stepwell is an example of the ingenuity of Indian people. It’s a great way to store water in the arid regions of Rajasthan. You should not miss the chance of visiting this architectural marvel.
6. Royal Gaitor Tumbas
Just like the name, Royal Gaitor Tumbas is a tomb for many Maharajas. Some of the Maharajas include Pratap Singh, Madho Singh II, and Jai Singh II. The site is situated between several deserts and foothills which gives it the perfect touch of undiscovered fort.
If you love going to places that are less crowded and usually undiscovered, Royal Gaitor Tumbas will become your perfect tourist site.
7. Jitesh Arts
When we say that you’ll find the best of Jaipur here, we are not kidding. The host, Jitesh, is very warm and welcoming. This is a beautiful art studio to feed your inner artistic soul. This place helps you to relax and completely immerse yourself in authentic Indian culture.
Jitesh Arts feels more like home than an art studio. Apart from beautiful paintings and murals, you’ll find delicious food and a place to relax.
8. Amer Sagar
This is a seventeenth-century lake that is situated near Amer Fort between Kheri Gate and Anokhi Museum. Amer Sagar used to supply water to Amer and Jaigarh forts.
The weather around Amer Sagar is beautiful, especially during monsoon season. It’s the perfect spot to relax, have a picnic, or to click pictures for Instagram. For people who are looking to do some offbeat things in Jaipur, Amer Sagar is the perfect place.
9. Samodh Temple
This temple is one of the most revered temples in Jaipur. It is visited by pilgrims from all over the country. Thousands of devotees visit the temple every year to catch a glimpse of Lord Hanuman. It is located on top of a hill which makes the temple a beautiful, scenic place to visit.
10. Nahargarh Biological Park
So far, we have talked about museums, art galleries, historical places, and lakes. How can we miss wildlife?
Besides beautiful and historic castles and museums, Jaipur is also known for wonderful wildlife.
Nahargarh Biological Park is a perfect destination for wildlife lovers. It is home to majestic lions and tigers. Apart from these, it also has 200 different species of birds and 450 different species of wildlife. Situated on Jaipur-Delhi Highway, it has an area of 7.2 sq km.
We’re sure that after reading this article, you’ve come to the conclusion that there’s no dearth of scenic places in Jaipur. It is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in the country.
You’ll never regret going to Jaipur. A trip to Jaipur will leave you with a bag full of memories and a camera full of Instagram-worthy pictures.
Plan your trip to Jaipur in advance, so that as soon as the lockdown restrictions lift up you’ll be good to go. Don’t forget to comment down below your favourite tourist destinations in Jaipur.