Jaipur and traffic jams have turned out to be synonymous to the point that most of us are even reluctant to plan a trip to the city. But if you are looking to visit offbeat places to visit near Jaipur, we have got you covered.

Before you start scrolling, take a note! These places would certainly keep you fascinating!

1. Chand Baori, Abhaneri

Offbeat Places to Visit near JaipurOn a journey to classic golden triangle tour of Delhi-Agra-Jaipur?
The place you should not miss is Chand Baori. A deep and compact Baori with geometric steps on the 3 sides is pure heaven for all the photographers.

How to Reach: It is located at a distance of about 95 km from Jaipur and it takes about 2 hours to reach.

2. Khatu Shyam

Offbeat Places to Visit near Jaipur

Have you ever heard of the Mahabharata character “Barbarik”?
If not, you must visit this renowned temple to know its myths and fables associated with it from history.This temple is beautifully built with marbles, limestones, and tiles.

How to Reach: It is located at a distance of about 80 km from Jaipur and it takes about 1.5 hours to reach.

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3.   Sambhar Lake

Offbeat Places to Visit near Jaipur

It is India’s largest inland salt lake and is even mentioned in the mythological epic, ‘Mahabharata’. The place is Situated around 80-100 km. from Jaipur. This place is a delight to all the people who love nights, astrophotography, and star gazing. Sambhar Lake is heavenly during nights and if you go on a new moon day, you might get lucky to watch a clear view of star galaxy.

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How to Reach: It is located at a distance of about 95 km from Jaipur and it takes about 2 hours to reach.

4. Bagru

Offbeat Places to Visit near Jaipur

On the off chance, if you love to visit artisans in their workplaces, Bagru is for you.
It is famous for its block printing, which is also known as Bagru Print.
This craft center is worth exploring for those who are crazy about textile printing or wood or block printing.

How to Reach: It is located at a distance of about 32 km from Jaipur and it takes about 1 hour to reach.

5. Gaitore

Offbeat Places to Visit near Jaipur

Gaitore is celebrated for its cenotaphs or ‘Chattris’.
Gaitore is basically the mispronounced form of a Hindi phrase “Gaye ka Thor” meaning “the rest of the departed souls”.The place is scenic and becomes a perfect backdrop for photograps.

How to Reach: It is located at a distance of about 15 km from Jaipur and it takes about ½ an hour to reach.

6. Mehandipur Balaji

Offbeat Places to Visit near Jaipur

This temple in Dausa district is dedicated to the god of Strength, Lord Hanuman. Many devotees believe this pilgrimage has magical powers and relieve people struck with black magic and evil spirits. Go here only if you believe.

How to Reach: It is located at a distance of about 109 km from Jaipur and it takes about 2 hours to reach.

 

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