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Monkey Temple (Galta Ji)

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Jaipur 302031, India
+91 97991 75655
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Jaipur 302031, India
+91 97991 75655
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Reviewed yesterday

The old buildings are amazing. Be mindful not to take photos of ladies bathing at the temple. If you go inside the priests expect money. If you’re not Hindu politely deny any invite to partake (at a cost) in rituals, as this does offend Hindu...More

Thank 461melindat
Reviewed yesterday

Working Hindu temple with approx 5000 monkeys, but not for the faint hearted . It is quite dirty with litter and monkeys everywhere . The pools were very green and smelly when we were there , but the priests were charming and keen for you...More

Thank 23Irene
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Heard about this place through a documentary in natgeo so was curious about this place. And it appeared exactly as i expected.

Thank Ashish A
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a spare of the moment visit with our van driver. It didn't look at all amazing when we arrived but after walking down to the Temple via a very poor looking area bang there where the monkeys and this really interesting place. We...More

Thank getdihere
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are expecting sanitised pathways and rose scented accommodation then this is not for you. However, if you want authenticity, a real local experience and something truly unique, then get yourself to the monkey temple! Yes it's a bit smelly... that's monkeys for you...100s...More

Thank Glyn F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A holy place situated on Aravali hills. It is a very dirty and smelly place because of too much monkeys.

Thank shanupce137
Reviewed 6 days ago

The site itself was very interesting being built in a narrow valley and ascending through a number of steps and buildings and passing a series of pools to the spring. The water coming into the top pool was crystal clear but the lower pools, including...More

Thank Barbarblanc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not worth the drive. Dirty place with lots of derelict buildings and aggressive monkeys. Lot of scams being run also. Much more interesting things to see in Jaipur than this place

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is awful. Smelly stagnant water with pigeon and monkey poo everywhere. Nothing of great interest unless you like monkeys and dirty old temples. We couldn't get out of there quick enough. Yuk!!

Thank JoanneWil252
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The monkeys here for the most part are very friendly. They may climb on you to get food so only carry small amounts in hand at a time. Peanuts are sold outside the temple and right before the entrance. You will typically be asked for...More

Thank dinam3ba
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27 October 2017|
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Response from YinYang01 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Around 30/45 mns. The road from Delhi is good, you see many wild and beautiful peacocks.
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20 October 2017|
Response from Sutkel | Reviewed this property |
I paid 300 rup an hour inc Tuk Tuk.
1 March 2017|
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Response from Josephhacohen | Reviewed this property |
Not at all necessary. The water is super dirty. It is considered to be holy water by the localities. but if you like to enjoy from the view , take a room in the hotel which is on the water