A pocket-friendly guide to Jaipur



Are you planning to take a trip anytime soon and looking for a place where you don’t have to splurge much? Well, if yes then we suggest you to take a trip to Jaipur and explore the charm of this beautiful city without spending much.

Fort History and Art Buffs

There is a lot to see and do for those who are interested in history and culture of the Pink City. 

Chand Baori

Situated in Abhaneri, the place is one of the most beautiful stepwells in the country and no wonder, it is a visual delight in itself. Built in the 9th century, Chand Baori still looks the same with its stunning architecture. 

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Albert Hall Museum

Want to know some interesting facts about the history and culture of Jaipur? Head to the famous Albert Hall Museum, also known as the Government Central Museum. It has an impressive collection of art, pottery, sculpture and other related items which reflect a lot about the royalty of the place.

Entry Fee for Indians: INR 40 and Entry Fee for Foreigners: INR 300

Hawa Mahal

Symbolizing the Pink City, Hawa Mahal is an architectural delight and is a unique historic monument. It was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh and has more than 950 windows which offer interesting views of the adjoining areas. 

Entry Fee for Indians: INR 50 and Entry Fee for Foreigners: INR 200

Anokhi Museum of Hand Painting

One of the not-to-miss attractions of Jaipur, Anokhi Museum of Hand Painting offers interesting insights about the craft of block painting. It showcases a diverse variety of manufacturing processes, textiles and other relevant details. You can also try your hands at block painting and even create your personalized designs.

Entry Fee: INR 30 per person for adults and INR 15 for children

For Shoppers

Jaipur is a pure delight for those who want to indulge in some serious retail therapy. The markets here are lined with shops selling a variety of items at reasonable rates.

Chandpole Bazar

One of the most famous local markets in Jaipur, Chandpole Bazar is a huge favourite for those who are looking for marble showpieces. You can stock up items like colourful fabrics, silver jewellery and other interesting knick knacks.

Tripolia Bazar

This bustling market is famous for rugs, trinkets, brassware, carpets and lac bangles. Some must buy items to buy from Tripolia Bazar are earrings, bangles and carpets. Even though the market is not very expensive, still it would be a better idea to bargain a little to get the best deals. 

As for dining, there are umpteen options dotted across the city where you can enjoy a delightful culinary journey at prices that won’t hurt your pocket much. 

Talking about the connectivity, Jaipur is well-connected via road, rail and air with almost all major cities across India. In case you are planning to take a train journey, with feature of IRCTC, you can do train enquiry before you book your tickets.