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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 2 days ago via mobile

This temple is situated in jaipur got it names because of the presence of thousands of monkey around it. Worth watching once.

Thank Vaibhav A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Start by driving around (east side) so that you can walk through and exit into Jaipur. Nice village with monkeys, followed by hike with incredible view over mountains and Jaipur.

Thank Eliver-Z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to the temple just before sunset x the view over Jaipur is stunning. Fair walk to the temple on uneven ground. All the monkeys were at the bottom so no need to walk to the top if you only want to see the monkeys....More

Thank ocutler
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went to Galtaji in Feb 2017. It is extremely poorly maintained. There were some small houses inside the temple premises. The place was crumbling, there was trash everywhere and because of the monkeys and the pigeons, it stank terribly. The waterbody inside was dirty...More

Thank Nmani527
Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided to visit this temple as we had extra time with our driver. Upon arrival, we paid our entrance fee to the monk and walked past a cow field and then through a turnstile into what looked like a monastery. Just beyond that there...More

Thank Joyman L
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 6 days ago

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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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

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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