Unlike today, when Kings ruled certain places, they did not dedicate all of the energy and resources to a single City. Although Jaipur might have been the capital city of the Rajput, there are a lot of other cities and nearby places that received importance. This is why you will have a lot of places around important cities that could make amazing tourist destinations and Jaipur is not an exception. Jaipur is surrounded by a lot of temples, nature spots, factories, palaces, Lake, Forts and even Wells. All these places or something that you should experience even when you are on a tour package to Jaipur, because places that are available to be visited within hundred kilometres of Jaipur are literally Jaipur itself!
Let us look at a few places that you can consider visiting
Gatore ki Chatriya
It is interesting to note that the royal people of Rajasthan deserved crematorium that is Royal Inn it’s very look. This exactly is what this monument is about. This place is open to the public and it also has a lot of beautiful temples and themes. This place is actually a little too beautiful for a crematorium because it even has a lot of Green Hills surrounding the place! This place has an entry fee of just about 30 rupees.
Shri Kalyan Mandir
Kalyan is one of the avatars of Lord Vishnu and this temple is situated in the Tonk district of Rajasthan. This Temple attracts a lot of people from all around India and is situated at about less than 10 km from Jaipur.
This is a place that you can unwind after your visit to the Jaipur. After you are done with the fact Jaipur package, you could consider visiting this place which is at about 10 km from Jaipur. It has a touch of Rajput architecture but with a lot of greenery that includes grasslands that you can just lie down and relax Inn. It is a beautiful Auburn Garden and is a place that is never to be missed!
Sisodia Rani Garden and Palace
The source Odia Rani Bagh or the Rani Bagh as it is known among the locals was a gift from the king to the queen who he loved a lot. It is situated in the outskirts of Jaipur city and is one of the best places that you can visit. This place also has a romantic connotation and is one of the places that couples could consider visiting in Jaipur. A simple walk around the beautiful gardens of the palace is a great experience in itself!
It is an excellent pilgrimage Centre that has many temples dedicated to multiple Gods and is one of the best places that you can consider visiting comma especially if you are exploring Jaipur with a connotation of pilgrimage. It is situated at about 14 km from Jaipur and you can find temples that are dedicated to Shiva, Krishna, Ram and Hanuman.
Chokhi Dhani is a concept village that shows exactly how life was in Rajasthan during the Rajput period with the exception of electrical light. The art and craft the food, the camel rides and everything else about this place which might also include traditional performing arts reminds us of How Great And graceful the lifestyle of the Rajasthani were!
Bagru is technically the natural the capital of Jaipur. These places explain how natural dyes are made and how it is effectively used in fabrics. You can also enjoy block printing ethnic wear and create your own style of fabric. It is situated in the Sanganer region of Jaipur at about 29. 5 km from the capital. Get in touch with the block Paint artist to see how the entire fabric of fabric painting works!
This lake is a man made Lake and is about 40 km from Jaipur. During the monsoon months, this Lake has some water and all you can do is just sit on the banks of the lake and enjoy the tranquil feeling.
Today, it might be a Heritage Hotel but this palace accommodation is about 42 km from Jaipur and it often hosts a lot of celebrities from different parts of India and around the world.
Triveni, as we all know, is the place where the river Ganga Yamuna and Saraswati unite. This is a temple complex in Jaipur district which is about 72 km from Jaipur. This place might not offer a lot for everyone but is surely going to be an important place of attraction for Hindu pilgrims who visit Jaipur.
The Sambhar Lake or the Sambhar salt lake is the largest saltwater inland lake in India. It is just a few hours from Jaipur city at about 85 KM from the centre but is a must visit place if you have a thing for supernatural natural happening!
Talking about supernatural, let’s get into paranormal. The 17th century fort which is situated at Bhangarh which is at about 87 km from Jaipur has been abandoned for a long time. According to folklore, it is the most haunted place in India and then have been instances of tourists going missing whenever they wanted to visit the place after sunset point the Archaeological Survey of India has declared this place as an safe for tourists after sunset although a lot of people who are a bit too adventurous visit this forth.
The Chand Bawri is an ancient step well that was used as an important water source by a lot of people in the vicinity. It is one of the most impressive monuments in Rajasthan and is situated at about 96 km from Jaipur at abhaneri. This is one place that you should visit and you will not regret clicking a picture in this amazing spot!
With so many attractions to offer in the vicinity, Jaipur not only present itself as a tourist spot but an epicentre of many tourist spots that you can visit within 100km of the amazing Pink City!