Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, is known for its rich royal culture and
heritage. It is the city that is well known for the beautiful architect temples.
Most of the temples present in the city were made by the Maharajas and kings who ruled the city. Till now, these beautifully designed and constructed temples attract many devotees for seeking the blessings of the Lord.
It is in unmatchable sculpture and architecture of the temples are odd from any other temples. The surrounding is very peaceful and the environment gives unique calmness here. Every temple has an incredible story behind them which is sure to leave its visitors in awe. Rajasthan has been about various Rajas and Maharajas and their significant contributions to this land. Thus, their connection to this must visit place in India can be seen with the existence of exquisite palaces, forts and temples.
Birla Mandir :
Blessing the city of Jaipur, Birla Mandir also known as Laxmi Narayan Temple is considered as one of the alluring temples of the city. Birla Mandir is located on an elevated ground at the base of Moti Dungari hill in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The fairly new construction built in 1988 by b Birla Group of Industries looks magnificent when brightly lit at night. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. Scenes and quotes from Bhagavad Gita are presented on the walls of the temple. The temple has three stunning huge domes along with a small museum in the campus.
Address: Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Tilak Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004
Timings: 8 Am to 12 PM and 4 PM to 8 PM
Govind Dev Ji Temple:
The temple of Govind Dev Ji is situated in the walled city area. The Lord is locally revered as the deity of the city. Thousands of devotees come to seek blessings on a daily basis. This is among the most famous temples of Shri Krishna in India. The idol of the deity was brought from Vrindavan to Jaipur by Raja Sawai Jai Singh II. Every Hindu festival viz Ram Navami, Shri Krishna Janmashtami, Navratri, Deepawali, Kartika Purnima and many others are celebrated with equal fervour and zeal by the priests and people. The deity is worshipped seven times a day.
Address: Jai Niwas Garden, Jalebi Chowk, Gangori Bazaar, J.D.A. Market,
Brahampuri, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002
Timings: 5 AM to 9 PM
Moti Dungri Temple:
The Moti Dungri temple gets its name from the fort surrounding the hills. The of temple of Lord Ganesha built in the 18th century by Seth Jai Ram Paliwal is a major attraction for devotees and tourists. The temple is situated on top of a small hillock, surrounded by a fort. The temple is one of the most prominent religious venues of Jaipur. It is said that more than 1.25 Lakh laddoos are offered to the deity by each year by adorers. Uniquely, the trunk of the Lord is at the right than the usual left in other temples.
Address: Tilak Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302006
Timings: 5:30 AM to 1:30 PM and 4:30 AM to 9 PM