Top Historical Places in Jaipur

Are you looking to explore the history of Jaipur through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Jaipur including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Jaipur. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Jaipur ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Jaipur, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Jaipur for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Jaipur with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. City Palace

    4.4 (11682 Votes)
    City Palace

    Art And Culture, Museum, Educational Site, Historical Site

    The chief administration centre by the Maharaja of Jaipur, the city palace of Jaipur is one of the most impressive places to see in the city. City Palace is a grandiose area with several smaller palaces and halls enclosed together in one huge structure. The adjacent palaces include the ChandraMahal and the Mubarak Mahal. Several neighbouring palace buildings, towers, patios, temples and g...Read more
  2. Hawa Mahal

    4.4 (10718 Votes)
    Hawa Mahal

    Art And Culture, Landmark, Historical Site, Palace

    The Facade of the Hawa Mahal Jaipur is indubitably one of the most gorgeous and impressive things you will see in the world. The five storeys and the front facade have amazing and extensive networked marble work done upon them. The 953 windows called jharokhas are an astonishing sight. They were designed in the way so as to aid privacy. Hawa Mahal Jaipur Architecture: The design of the jharokh...Read more
  3. Amer Fort

    4.6 (6628 Votes)
    Amer Fort

    Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture , Fort

    Located a short distance from the Pink City, Amer Fort is a regal structure built on the top of a hill by Raja Man Singh I of Jaipur. The fort is an absolute must-visit on your trip to Jaipur. Amer Fort tickets are available on the spot but it is recommended you buy tickets for Amer Fort in advance. This can be done through our ticket section, where you can also look through Amer Fort tickets ...Read more
  4. Nahargarh Fort

    4.5 (4996 Votes)
    Nahargarh Fort

    View Point, Historical Site, Architecture , Fort

    Situated on the top of the Aravalli hills, The Nahargarh Fort offers a magnificent view of the entire spread of the city of Jaipur. It used to be a defence fort and was built by Maharaja SawaiJai Singh II. It served for the purpose of fortification of the city when it used to be under attack. The fort was also used to shelter and house the British inhabitants and the royal natives during the S...Read more
  5. Jaigarh Fort

    4.5 (4581 Votes)
    Jaigarh Fort

    Historical Site, Architecture , Fort

    The famous CheelkaTeela hill of the Aravallis is home to this magnificent fort. It was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II for the purpose of providing security to the Amber Fort and its adjoining communities from invasions of enemies. To a large extent, the floor plan of the Jaigargh fort resembles the Amer Fort. The main attraction of the fort is the historical cannon located in its premise...Read more
  6. Albert Hall Museum

    4.5 (3096 Votes)
    Albert Hall Museum

    Monument, Architecture , Photo Gallery, Specialty Museum

    A very old and prestigious museum of Jaipur, the Albert hall Museum is a wonderful place to visit. It is named in honour of King Albert Edward VII of England due to the fact that it was he who had inaugurated it. It lies beyond the original walled city. Builtby Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob it was inaugurated sometime in the late 19th century. Maharaja Ram Singh wanted the building to be a town hal...Read more
  7. Jal Mahal

    4.2 (5447 Votes)
    Jal Mahal

    Water Body, Landmark, Historical Site, Palace

    The JalMahal or the Water Palace is situated in the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur. It has been a part of the legacy of the Royals for many years but was restored and  then enlarged by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. The whopping five stories of the palace are a beautiful marriage of the Mughal and Rajasthani architectural styles. But Four stories are underwater and hence the Palace made of red sa...Read more
  8. Sisodia Rani Bagh

    4.3 (3066 Votes)
    Sisodia Rani Bagh

    Garden, Walking Area, Statue, Fountain

    Built during the reign of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the Sisodia Rani Gardens are a beautiful place to spend a quite morning or afternoon on your trip to Jaipur. The Queen of Sisodian province of the Sun Dynasty is who gives her name to this place. The garden is landscaped in such a way that there are several layers as it adopts a multitier design. With luxurious fountains, water enclosures,...Read more
  9. Sargasuli Tower

    4.5 (2503 Votes)
    Sargasuli Tower

    Landmark, Historical Site, Tower

    The valour and great bravery of the Rajasthani Royals have been beautifully preserved by the Sagasuli tower making it a must-visit for every history lover. Built in the 18th century, it has also been constructed while keeping in mind the rules of Vaastu Shaastra. It was king of Jaipur Maharaja Ishwari Singh, who asked for it to be made as a symbol for his victory. The Tower is also widely know...Read more
  10. Jawahar Kala Kendra

    Entertainment, Performance, Theatre, Concert

    The Jawahar Kala Kendra is a place where you can see an amazing array of objects as well as events that form the core of the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan.The Centre is a place that tries topreserve and highlight the native artwork and craftwork of Jaipur and Rajasthan. There are eight museum and exhibition buildings, along with a concert hall, an auditorium, and various art rooms and ar...Read more
  11. Gaitore

    4.4 (1369 Votes)

    Art And Culture, Historical Site, Memorial, Architecture

    Gaitore is a famous historical venue of Jaipur. Raised as symbols for cremation grounds of the royal Rajput Emperors and the family members of the king’s clan, The Gaitoreis an example of the fusion of Mughal and Hindu architecture. Marble and red and yellow sandstone structures, bearing the inscriptions of the traditional carvings of Rajasthan adorn this place. The famous marble memoria...Read more
  12. Panna Meena Ka Kund

    4.3 (186 Votes)
    Panna Meena Ka Kund

    Historical Site

    Also known as Mian ki Baoli, this stepwell is located on the road that leads from Jaipur to Amer. As Rajasthan is famous for its stepwells and hence this one also holds a lot of tourist attraction and value. Believed to be built in 16th century, this stepwell was actually built as a meeting place for people who came here to fill water. The crisscross of the stairs, the octagonal gazebos, and t...Read more
  13. Jewels Lake Palace

    4.3 (75 Votes)
    Jewels Lake Palace

    Palace, Arts And Crafts, Specialty Shop

    Rajasthan is famous throughout the world for its craftsmanship and lovely jewellery. The heritage capital of India is visited also for shopping local jewellery and crafts material. The state still carries forward its tradition with its array of items that depict conventional art and craftsmanship. The Jewels Lake Palace is a manufacturing unit that offers a wide range of Rajasthan’s local...Read more
  14. Src Museum Of Indology

    Art And Culture, Museum, Statue, Sculpture

    Indology is the study of Indian history, literature, philosophy, and culture. This is what SRC museum in Jaipur does. This museum is dedicated to the collection and education of folk art objects and other valuables that form a part and parcel of Indian, in particular, Rajasthani culture. Some of its rare collection includes, a manuscript penned down by Aurangzeb, a 200-year-old mirror work swin...Read more
  15. Amar Jawan Jyoti

    4.7 (575 Votes)
    Amar Jawan Jyoti


    The Amar Jawan Jyoti in Jaipur was built in order to commemorate the martyrdom and bravery of Jaipur’s soldiers who laid their lives for the sake of country. Located near Vidhan Sabha, this memorial is generally lit up with lights in the evenings and thus attracting people to spend their time here. Built up on a black marble pedestal, this flame can be seen and admired even from a distanc...Read more