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Monkey Temple (Galta Ji)

#25 of 236 things to do in Jaipur Features Animals
Jaipur 302031, India
+91 97991 75655
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Jaipur 302031, India
+91 97991 75655
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is not worth the gas going there.. Dirty pools full of monkeys, everything is almost in ruin. Jain priests try to invite you the temples.. that are nothing special.

Thank Luca S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The site itself is quite dirty, however the monkeys are harmless and can been seen jumping off the temple into the fountain. We approached from the bottom of MI road so ended up going to sun temple first with views over jaipur. To get to...More

Thank Steve U
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is a very old temple with high cultural and Heritage importance. Galta ji has lots of monkeys, be sure not to harm them.

Thank somnath b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Long walk and a bit hidden but worth the trek. We accidentally went to a different temple first (I think it was the sun temple), but it was a nice surprise. Don't forget to feed the monkeys on the path to the temple. Loved feeding...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was great visiting this attraction! Situated just near the town. It is very famous for its history.

Thank skpatodiji
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The actual temple isn't impressive, it's very small and badly looked after - but oh my gosh the walk was such fun. Monkeys are everywhere on the sweaty walk up, they run across your path and you can get quite close, even to the babies....More

Thank florabirkbeck
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Galta Ji was one of the biggest surprises for me in Jaipur. I went there in the end of the day (arrived around 5:30 PM) and started exploring the place as sunset started to take place. I was impressed with the buildings and how beautiful...More

Thank Bruno T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple is known for monkeys surrounding the temple . so beautiful defiantly . but also be careful as they are animal

Thank mudra32
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok let's start with the negative. The place is a filthy dump but you try keeping a place clean when several thousand monkeys run wild! It is no more a dump than many streets in Jaipur or any Indian city. That's not a criticism of...More

Thank PaulMM1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You arrive, buy some nuts to feed the monkeys. There are a lot of monkeys so all seems well. A man approaches you. He tells you that the bag of nuts in your hand has made you the subject of attention to the horde of...More

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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
23 February 2017|
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Response from ljz53 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what the question is? The answer above is quite accurate. There are a number of temples within the complex and they do want to lure you in for a donation. There is also a sign indicating a small charge for taking... More
10 December 2016|
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Response from bryn222 | Reviewed this property |
We took a tuk tuk up to the temple you only need about an hour to look around get the tuk tuk driver to wait he will don't worry. you will need a bit of money to buy some peanuts for the monkeys and beware they will grab... More