10 Places To Visit Near Jaipur

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Ajmer is renowned for the Ajmer Sharif Dargah, a significant Islamic pilgrimage site. The city also houses the Ana Sagar Lake and the majestic Akbari Fort. Its rich Mughal architecture and vibrant bazaars make Ajmer a captivating blend of spirituality and history.

Adhai Din Ka Jhopra in Ajmer | Shutterstock


Just 15 kilometres from Ajmer, Pushkar is famous for the Pushkar Lake and the Brahma Temple, the world's only temple dedicated to Brahma. The annual Pushkar Camel Fair is a major draw, attracting tourists with its unique cultural and religious fervour.

Ghats at Pushkar | Shutterstock

Sambhar Lake

Sambhar Lake is India’s largest inland saltwater lake. Visitors can explore the salt-making process, birdwatching, and the quaint Sambhar Town. The ethereal beauty of the expansive saline plains against a sunset backdrop offers a mesmerising experience.

A Sambhar Lake view from terrace | Shutterstock

Sariska Tiger Reserve

Located in the Aravalli hills, Sariska Tiger Reserve is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. Tigers, leopards, and various bird species roam its diverse habitats. The ancient Kankwari Fort and Neelkanth Temple add historical intrigue to this lush sanctuary.

A female tiger at Sariska Tiger Reserve | Shutterstock


Alwar’s charm lies in its combination of natural beauty and historical sites. The Alwar Fort, City Palace, and the serene Siliserh Lake are major highlights. The rich Rajasthani architecture and the heritage of Alwar captivate history buffs and nature lovers alike.

City Palace of Alwar | Shutterstock


Neemrana is famed for its magnificent Neemrana Fort Palace, a 15th-century heritage hotel. Visitors can indulge in luxury, take zip-lining tours, and explore the medieval charm. The fort’s grand architecture and lush gardens offer a royal experience.

Neemrana Fort, Rajasthan | Shutterstock

Bhangarh Fort

Known as India’s most haunted place, Bhangarh Fort attracts thrill-seekers and history enthusiasts. The fort’s ruins amidst the Aravalli Range are steeped in legends, and the temples, palaces, and havelis within its precincts echo tales of bygone eras.

Ruins of Bhangarh Fort | Shutterstock


Abhaneri is celebrated for the Chand Baori, one of the world’s deepest stepwells. The intricate geometrical patterns and the adjoining Harshat Mata Temple highlight the village’s architectural splendour. Abhaneri’s ancient charm is a must-see for history aficionados.

The famous Chand Baori step well of Abhaneri | Shutterstock


Bundi, with its enchanting forts, palaces, and stepwells, is a historical gem. With its exquisite murals, the Taragarh Fort, Bundi Palace, and the Raniji ki Baori showcase the town’s rich Rajput heritage. Bundi’s picturesque setting and architectural marvels make it a captivating destination.

Beautiful geometric giant well of world heritage level, located in India's arid village | Shutterstock


Tonk is known for its Nawabi heritage and stunning architecture. The Sunehri Kothi, with its gold and glass work, and the Arabic and Persian Research Institute are major attractions. The town’s unique blend of Mughal and Rajasthani styles offers a fascinating cultural experience.

Beautiful view of the temple at Tonk Malpura | Shutterstock

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