Galta Ji, the Monkey Temple and Surya Mandir, the Sun Temple are Hindu religious sites on the eastern edge of Jaipur

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The Monkey Temple, Jaipur

Galta Ji, the Monkey Temple and Surya Mandir, the Sun Temple are Hindu religious sites on the eastern edge of Jaipur.

Galta Ji, the Monkey Temple and Surya Mandir, the Sun Temple are Hindu religious sites on the eastern edge of Jaipur. The Galta Ji Temple is built in traditional Rajasthani style from pink sandstone, with sculpted pillars. The complex has several natural water springs, from which water is collected in reservoirs called Kunds for devotees to perform ablution. The area abounds in friendly monkeys from which the temple gets its name.


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About The Monkey Temple

 Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

The Monkey Temple and Nearby Sights on Map

Vidyadhar Garden

The Vidyadhar Garden is dedicated to Bengali architect Vidyadhar Bhattacharya who planned the city of Jaipur

Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden

The Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden was built in 1728 by Sawai Jai Singh for his queen Sisodia

Hawa Mahal

The Hawa Mahal or Palace of Breeze is a 5-storey high pink and red sandstone structure with over 950 windows forming a honeycomb facade, built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Singh as part of City Palace

Zoological Garden

The Zoological Garden is located in the serene environment of Ram Niwas Bagh and the garden boasts about its rich flora and fauna

Ram Niwas Garden

Located at the exact center of the city, Ram Niwas Garden was built in year 1868 by Maharaja Sawai Ram singh of Jaipur

City Palace

The 18th century City Palace, once the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, harmoniously blends traditional Rajput and Mughal architecture

Central Museum (Albert Hall)

The Central Museum is housed in the Indo-Saracenic style Albert Hall, named after King Albert Edward VII of England who inaugurated it

Iswari Minar Swarga Sal

The entrance is not from the main street, but is around the back of the shops

Sargasuli Tower

Sargasuli Tower or Isar Lath is an 18th century tower built by Maharaja Ishwari Singh to commemorate his victory over Madho Singh

Govind Devji Temple

For Vaishnavites, particularly followers of Lord Krishna, the Govind Devji is the most important temple in the world after Vrindavan