Temples in Jaipur

The Pink City - Jaipur has a good number of temples with alluring architecture that draws the attention of the visitors. . The Rajput family ruled this place for a long period of the time and added the prosperity and glory to the place. They built many Hindu temples during their time. Every temple has the stunning architect and a great story which defines the bravery and prosperity of the Rajput kings and this is the reason why tourists from all over the world love to visit them during their trip to Jaipur.

Each of them is identical and has its own importance. Some of the must to visit and famous temples in Jaipur are Galtaji Temple, Birla Temple, Govind Dev Ji Temple and Moti Dungri. Here we listed must visit temples in Jaipur.

1. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

The architect of the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is quite complex and extraordinary. It is situated in Jaipur and dedicated to Lord Shiva. Shiv lingam form of Mahadev is in the temple. You can see the idols of other deities especially the Panchparivar of the Shiva. There is the idol of Lord Hanuman as well.

Timings - 6 AM to 8 PM

Visit Duration - 2 Hour

How To Reach - Book a cab from the Jaipur Center.

Best Time To Visit - Maha Sivarathri is considered the best time to visit this temple.

2. Galtaji Temple

Galtaji Temple is dedicated to the Balaji and Lord Sun. Temple is situated 10 km away from the Jaipur. It is believed that bathe of the water tanks treats the skin diseases. There is also a temple near close to the Galtaji Temple which is well known by the Monkey temple name.

Timings - 5 AM to 9 PM

Visit Duration - 1-2 Hours

How To Reach - Temple is accessible via both means. You can land 10 km at Sanganer Airport and if you are coming here via train then BaisGodam railway station is just 1 km away from the holy destination.

Best Time To Visit - Makar Sankranti is the best time to visit.

3. Govind DevJi Temple

Temple is dedicated to the one incarnation of Lord Krishna. It was built in 1735 CE and situated in City Palace complex. Son of Raja Sawai Jai Singh is the founder of the temple. Devotees of Lord Krishna decorate the temple in any Hindu Festival such as Krishna Janmashtami, Navratri, Ram Navmi and Kartik Purnima.

Timings - 5 AM to 9 PM

Visit Duration - 1 Hour

How To Reach - This is just 5 km away from the city complex.

Best Time To Visit - Any Hindu Festival is the best occasion for being here but Navratri is considered as one of the best days to pay a visit.

4. Tejaji Mandir

Tejaji Mandir is one of the most visited temples near the pink city-Jaipur. Folks believe that the Veer Taja born in Nakanishi Jats family was blessed by the Naga deity. Temple is quite famous among the folks of Jaipur.

Timings - 8 AM to 6 PM

Visit Duration - 2 Hour

How To Reach - You can book a cab from the famous destinations of Jaipur.

Best Time To Visit - Best time to visit here is the annual fair.

5. Moti Dungri Temple

Moti Dungri Temple is dedicated to the Lord Ganesha. This place holds the special importance in the locals of Jaipur. Seth Jai Ram Paliwal laid its foundation stone in the 18th century. You can witness the crowds of people offering their prayers to the Lord Ganesha. Every year devotees offer more than 1.25 lakh laddoos to Lord Ganesh.

Timings - There are two intervals 5: 30 AM to 1:30 PM and 4:30 AM to 9 PM.

Visit Duration - 2 Hour

How To Reach - This temple is just 6km away from the Jaipur International Airport.

Best Time To Visit - Ganesh Chaturthi is the best occasion to pay a visit here.

6. Garh Ganesh Mandir

This is another great temple which is dedicated to the Lord Ganesha. This ancient temple is located near Jaigarh and Nahargarh. You will see the mantras and beautiful paintings on the wall of the temple. You can find idols of Goddess Ridhisidhi and the Shubh and Labh sons of the Ganesha are also there.

Timings - 7 AM to 12 Pm and 4 PM to 9 PM

Visit Duration - 1 Hour

How To Reach - Place is situated 7km away from the Jaipur City.

Best Time To Visit - Annual fair organized during Ganesh Chathurthi.


All of the above temples are visit-worthy and can give a decent amount of knowledge regarding the Hindu religion. So if you are planning to visit Jaipur then make sure your list has a name of these temples in Jaipur.