Famous Jaipur Temples
The two things jaipur is famous for? It has to be the magnificent Jaipur temples and monuments of pink city. The name “Choti Kashi” to jaipur is given because of the holy importance which is carried globally. The kachawa rulers of Amber had deep faith in the power of omnipotent Lord which resulted in building various temples of vivid deities in the Jaipur region. Many temples in Jaipur have gained heritage, architectural, Vastu and religious importance because of their existence from more than 1000 years in the region.Some of them are.
Moti Dungri Temple
Moti dungri is a Lord Ganesh temple situated near Birla Temple in the middle of the city build in 1761 A.D. and Moti Dungri is surrounded by an exotic palace called the Moti Dungri palace. The temple was advanced by Seth Jai Ram paliwal on the inspiration of the priest. Lattices carved in stones and marbles with beautiful mythological images has always been the special attractions to every individual. Most of the jaipurites starts their journey of the day by worshiping lord Ganesh in the Moti Dungri. Wednesday is titled as the day of Lord Ganesh, when the Moti Dungri is furnished with Lacs of devotees.
Visiting Hours: 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM & 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM, everyday
Govind Devji Temple
It is said that during the reign of Aurangzeb, the idol of Lord Shri Krishna shifted from Vrindavan Dhaam to Jaipur and consecrated at Suraj Mahal of city palace in the year 1753, where it is right now. The temple was built by Sawai Pratap Singh 2, a devotee of Lord Krishna. Govind Devji temple has an equal importance with respect to other ancient temples in jaipur sharing the glimpse of heritage and architectural importance.
The Govind Dev Ji is furnished with beautiful lavish sculptures, museum, and mythological themes with fortified walls explaining traditional events. Enjoying sun set sitting in the big and beautiful garden of the temple acts like a cherry on top of the cake.
Shila Devi Temple
Shila devi, Jaipur temple was built in Amber fort which is 11 kilometres away from the centre of pink city. The Shila Devi was built by king Man Singh in the 16th century A.D who was a devotee of goddess Kali. The temple is an eye-catching place for every visitor. The temple is not only famous for its history but also because the beliefs one carries in their heart towards Shila Devi temple.
Khole Ke Hanuman Ji
Khole Ke Hanuman Ji is a temple of great disciple of Lord Ram, i.e., Lord Hanuman Ji situated in Delhi-Jaipur highway. The Galtaji is leaded by the zig-zag path, where one has to come to walking all way to the entrance of the temple. This temple has achieved great significance in devotee’s hearts. The temple is the best example of diverse religious presence at one place.
Galtaji is an acient Hindu pilgrimage situated 20 km away from jaipur. The Galtaji is a prehistoric pilgrimage surrounded by natural water springs with beautiful landscape. Thousands of people from different regions come to take bath in the holy water of galtaji because of its auspicious beliefs. Once visited, people are attracted towards the temple and wish to visit again and again.
Birla temple also known as Laxmi Narayan temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and his wife Goddess Laxmi. The temple was build by Birla group associations in the year 1988 below the hills of Moti Dungri temple. Birla temple is the best example of architectural importance built with white marble stone. The temple is furnished with beautiful lavish sculputes, museum, and mythological themes with fortified walls explaining traditional events. Enjoying sun set sitting in the big and beautiful garden of the temple acts like a cherry on top of the cake. According to history, the Birla temple was built on the land given to the Birla family by the Maharaja, for just a token sum of one rupee.
Visiting Hours: 8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon; 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM everyday
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Kale Hanumanji Temple
Near to the city palace of jaipur, is the kale Hanumanji Temple which is around 1000 years old. The temple is famous for its idol of Lord Hanuman which is black in colour. Generally, any temple of lord hanuman has a red or orange color idol of the Lord, but Kale Hanumanji is famous for its unique colour idol. The significance of this temple is one important aspect that people carry so much belief in their heart.