One of the most stunning cities in India, Jaipur has several places popular with tourists that speak volumes about its rich history and vibrant culture. From City Palace to Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar to Jal Mahal, the tourist attractions in Jaipur ensure you a memorable experience. Not just this, the city has a whole new vibe when the sun goes down. Whether travelling solo or with family, following are the popular places to visit in Jaipur at night:
- Hawa Mahal
- The Statue Circle
- Jaipur Bar Stock Exchange
- Amar Jawan Jyoti
- Jawahar Circle Garden
- Nahargarh Fort
- Blackout Pub
1. The iconic Hawa Mahal
Built in 1799 with pink and red sandstone, Hawa Mahal has an ornamented façade and was designed with 953 small lattice worked windows. These casements allow cool breeze to pass through the relatively plain interiors of the palace to keep it airy during summers. An archaeological museum sits in the courtyard that preserves ancient artefacts and extravagant lifestyle of Rajputs. During evenings, Hawa Mahal is well-lit that add to its charm, and additionally, a music show is held at every night.
- Location: Hawa Mahal Rd, Badi Choupad, J.D.A. Market
- Timings: 9 am to 4:30 pm
- Entry Fee: Rs 50 (Indians); Rs 200 (Foreign Nationals)
2. The Statue Circle
A memorial built to pay tribute to Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the Statue Circle is a popular hangout place due to it vibrant vibe. You can witness its true beauty at night when the lights and multi-colored fountains illuminates, while relishing in the local snacks. So, if you fancy a relaxed picnic with family or a romantic evening walk with your partner, make sure to include the Statue Circle on your itinerary.
- Location: Jai Singh Circle, Ashok Nagar
- Entry Fee: Free
- Must Try: You should make sure to have a cup of coffee from the shop just outside The Statue Circle
3. Jaipur Bar Stock Exchange
One of the most popular pubs in the city, Bar Stock Exchange gives new dimension to Jaipur’s nightlife. Presenting with a distinct concept of selling alcohol which is similar to trading in stock exchanges, one can sip on wide-array of drinks while enjoying Continental, Spanish, European and North Indian delicacies. The place is open till 1 in the morning and is the perfect spot for late night parties. If you’re a sports buff, you can also enjoy match screenings while at Jaipur Bar Stock Exchange.
- Location: Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Near Trimurti Circle
- Timings: 12 pm to 1 am
- Cost for two: Rs 1500
4. Amar Jawan Jyoti
Amar Jawan Jyoti is a memorial that commemorates the bravery of soldiers who laid their lives in the Indo-Pakistani war of 1971. This black marble pedestal with upturned rifle is a popular attraction especially after sun set when the eternal flame looks splendid and the memorial shines in all its glory. Though usually flocked by tourists, you should definitely visit the memorial to pay your respects to the martyred soldiers.
- Location: Jan Path, Lalkothi
- Timings: 24 hours
- Entry Fee: Free
5. Jawahar Circle Garden to admire the colorful fountains
Touted as the largest circular park in Asia, the Jawahar Circle Garden is a sight to behold. This beautifully landscape park was developed in 2009 and has several concentric jogging tracks, playing equipment, and a popular musical fountain which looks splendid when it is lit in evening. The park is ideal for spending quality time with family and for rejuvenation purposes.
- Location: Jawahar Circle, Malviya Nagar
- Timings: 5 am to 10 pm
6. Nahargarh Fort to see Jaipur city after sunset
Built in 1734 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, Nahargarh Fort is nestled in the Aravalli ranges, and offers scenic views of the beautiful Pink City. The fort was designed in Indo-European architecture, and even though the entrance to the fort closes after 5 pm, you can stay at place for the sun sets. Witnessing the city of Jaipur with the street lights on and the cars on the roads gives an impression of sparkling pearls in a deep dark ocean.
- Location: Krishna Nagar, Brahampuri
- Timings: 10 am to 5:30 pm
- Entry Fee: Rs 50 (For Indians); Rs 200 (For Foreign Nationals)
7. Blackout to catch up with friends
Blackout is a popular pub for those who want to have a decent conversation and unwind with their closed ones. But, at night, the energy levels hit the roof and the ambience turns lively and vibrant, making it the hottest destination for partying. You can try delicacies at the pub along with a wide-range of drinks. Also, since it’s a rooftop pub, the place offers spectacular city views.
- Location: Ahinsa Circle, Landmark Building, C Scheme
- Timings: 2 pm to 2 am
- Cost for two: Rs 1600
The vibe of Jaipur completely changes when the sun goes down. And, the locations that aren’t out of the ordinary during the daytime offer exquisite visual experiences at night.