Monkey Temple (Galta Ji), Jaipur

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At Monkey Temple (Galta Ji), see how thousands of devotees complete their pilgrimage by bathing in the temples' sacred water tanks, or kunds. When you reach this holy place, ascend the crevasse, pass the highest water pool, and head toward the hilltop temple from which you can take in views of the entire valley. Notice how each temple features a number of pavilions with ornamented rounded roofs, intricately carved pillars, and painted walls. Visit the natural spring from which waterfalls pour down into seven pools used for sacred rituals. Friendly monkeys inhabit the place, but take care of your personal belongings, since they have a knack for theft. To visit Monkey Temple (Galta Ji) on your trip to Jaipur, use our Jaipur trip generator.
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  • August 17, 2017
    As I suspected (unfortunately travelling as a group we must adapt) was a stage largely avoidable. Don't expect a jungle book style Temple, the temple is poorly maintained, with dirt and stench everywhere, there are two tubs of bathwater with mischievous macaques and rowdy boys bathing. It costs 50 rupees for the camera otherwise free. Don't expect a bucolic setting, is a temple on several buildings wedged into a rocky ravine, but no spirituality was caught in the visit. even the monkeys are disappointing, there are many and it's fun to observe them 5 minutes play in the water but then better leave right away. Better to devote time to other attractions in Jaipur that owns very beautiful buildings
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  • August 16, 2017
    It is not worth the gas going there.. Dirty pools full of monkeys, everything is almost in ruin. Jain priests try to invite you the temples.. that are nothing special.  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    The site itself is quite dirty, however the monkeys are harmless and can been seen jumping off the temple into the fountain. We approached from the bottom of MI road so ended up going to sun temple fi...  more »
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  • April 5, 2017
    Nice calm place. But not so different from other architectures in the city. But good if you want to go on a small trek. And has good sights of the city.
  • June 21, 2017
    Sacred place. People take dip on special occasions.
  • February 10, 2017
    Nice and holy place ........ People come here for shower at holy place
  • February 18, 2017
    Take a dip in Galta Kund, and you will find yourself...
  • June 17, 2017
    Sacred holy place for Hindu

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