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Monkey Temple, Jaipur

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#6 of 36 in Historic Sites in Jaipur
Religious Site · Landmark
At Monkey Temple, 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 plan Jaipur vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • Well, what can I say! The order was taken correctly and delivered promptly. The food was hot and very tasty. The staff are courteous, polite, and always willing to go the extra mile for their...  more »
  • The Galta Ji Monkey Temple in Jaipur is a place where you can feel the real silence. The monkeys are very sociable. You can easily feed them and watch how they manage during feeding. There are a lot.....  more »
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  • Shri Papada Hanuman Ji Mandir located Galtaji Road 10 Km away from Jaipur Rajasthan. Temple is very ancient and oldest dedicated to Lord Hanuman Ji. Temple is a highly regarded piligramage for the Hindus.
  • Galtaji is an ancient Hindu Pilgrimage, about 10 km away from Jaipur, Rajasthan. The site consists of a series of temples built into a narrow crevice in the ring of hills that surrounds Jaipur. It is believed that a Saint named Galav lived here, practiced meditation, and did penance (tapasya) A natural spring emerges high on the hill and flows downward, filling a series of sacred kunds (water tanks) in which pilgrims bathe. The temple features a number of pavilions with rounded roofs, carved pillars and painted walls. The complex is set around a natural spring and waterfalls that create 7 Holy Ponds. Visitors and pilgrims can ascend the crevasse, continuing past the highest water pool to a hilltop temple from there are views of Jaipur and its fortifications spreads out across the valley floor. This world famous Pilgrims Paradise popularly known as Shri Galtaji is a Holy Ashram and a Governing Office of the Supreme of Shri Vaishnava Tradition which is also mentioned in many holy texts and scripts of the world. Besides, it's religious fans and the carriers of the Indian ancient religious tradition and culture, Shri Galtaji is being appreciated by tourists, lovers of art and beauty and also the film makers throughout the world.

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