Around Jaipur attractions

Top Choice Fort in Amber

Amber Fort

This magnificent fort comprises an extensive palace complex, built from pale yellow and pink sandstone, and white marble, and is divided into four main sections, each with its own courtyard. It is possible to visit …
Museum in Amber

Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing

This interesting museum in a restored haveli (traditional, ornately decorated residence) documents the art of hand-block printing, from old traditions to contemporary design. You can watch masters carve unbelievably…
Fort in Amber


A scrubby green hill rises above Amber and is topped by the imposing Jaigarh, built in 1726 by Jai Singh. The stern fort, punctuated by whimsical-hatted lookout towers, was never captured and has survived intact thr…
Historic Site in Abhaneri

Chand Baori

Chand Baori is one of Rajasthan's most spectacular baori (step-wells). It is believed to have been built by King Chand, a local Rajput ruler, in the 10th-century.
Historic Site in Amber

Panna Meena Baori

A pretty baori (step-well) with geometrical designs and sharp shadows that has been restored. Pity about the putrid water.
Factory in Sanganer & Bagru

Salim’s Paper

Salim’s Paper is the largest handmade paper factory in India. The paper is made from fabric scraps, and often decorated with petals or leaves. The 200 or so employees produce 40,000 sheets a day, which is exported a…