Galtaji Temple, Jaipur

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Built within Aravalli Hills with natural freshwater springs and seven holy water tanks, Galtaji Temple offers lush landscape and sweeping views of Jaipur. With their curved roofs, wall paintings, and carved pillars, the spectacular 18th-century structures made of pink sandstone resemble a palace more than a Hindu temple. Also called the "Monkey Temple," the complex stands bounded by dense trees and bushes, and features shrines to Ram, Krishna, and Hanuman--as well as a resident community of rhesus macaques. Of the seven tanks filled by water flowing from a rock shaped like cow's head, the holiest one is believed to never run dry. Plan to visit Galtaji Temple and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Jaipur attractions using our Jaipur trip site .
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  • I went for the first time in 2011 to 2017 went for the fourth time, just changed. It is very picturesque, I was fortunate to attend a religious festival in which the women are going to bathe in the water of the first pool in a rite of purification. It is usually full of monkeys and is surrounded by a beautiful landscape. Vale la.pena go and meet a still uncontaminated place.
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  • Not a good place to see Monkey seems dangerous The place is so dirty For returning to town ,auto driver charge you for high price and no other car can wait there Jaipur seems so dangerous with this ma...  more »
  • The 15 minute walk to this temple is rather dodgy. We had a woman run at us and put red dots on our forehead, despite our aggressive no’s then got demanded to pay, so watch out. The temple grounds are...  more »

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