If you are wondering about spending quality time with your kids on vacation, Jaipur is one of the ideal places in the list. It is the capital and believed to be the heart of Rajasthan. Jaipur is the first-ever planned city in India, which was built by Sawai Jai Singh in the 18th century. If you are looking for the best places to visit in Jaipur with your kids, then there are so many places displaying scintillating art, culture, and history of Rajasthan.
Among the best fun places to visit in Jaipur with kids, most of the sites reveal the architectural glory through its historical sites all around the city. Jaipur, which is also called ‘Pink City’, is also famous for representing its rich cultural heritage and amazing food, which kids would love always. The city gives everything from glorious forts, museums, luxurious palaces to great shopping markets. Visiting Jaipur with kids is still a delightful journey and experience. Here are the best 15 places as our picks:
1. Hawa Mahal
It is also called ‘the palace of winds’ was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799 as an extension to the royal city palace of Jaipur. It comprises 953 windows, also called Jharokas made by pink and red sandstone and decorated by intricate latticework. A masterpiece of artwork that kids would love always.
- Entry fee: INR 10 per head.
2. Amber Fort
Amber fort, adjacent to the beautiful Maota Lake, comes as one of the best fun places to visit in Jaipur with kids. One of the most alluring factors of this fort is the enticing part of sheesh mahal, where walls and ceilings are full of mirrors and glasses showcasing amazing Rajput interiors. It was designed in such a way that a single ray of light entering the palace illuminates the entire hall. Kids are always excited and overwhelmed to see such a master artwork.
- Entry fee: INR 25. All days open
3. City Palace
This palace is extraordinary for its specific interior structure that is a fusion of Rajput and Mughal architecture. A portion of this palace is transformed into a museum for the public to witness the elegant work of Rajputs. The palace has four main gates, among which most alluring gate is peacock gate, that displays stunning designs of the peacock. Such a place is a great learning experience for kids to know the Indian artisan and craftsmen.
- Entry fee: INR 25 kids -50 adults
4. Nahargarh Fort
This fort was built by Maharaj Jaisingh II and named initially as Sudarshangarh. It is located on the rocky edges of Aravalli Hills that will get the kids crazy always. The fort shows the most beautiful and breathtaking view of Jaipur’s scenic landscape. Kids are always excited to witness such sites.
- Entry fee: INR 10 per head.
5. Jaigarh Fort
Jaigarh means fort of victory because it was a never conquered fort. It is another magnificent fort situated in Jaipur that was commissioned by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in 1726 to give protection to the Amer Fort. As this fort houses the world’s most giant cannon on wheels – “Jaivana”, it is very special for kids to see.
- Entry fee: INR 35 per head.
6. Jal Mahal
This palace is one of its unique styles by standing in between the Man Sagar Lake. This palace is a five-storeyed building built by red sandstone where four storeys remain underwater. You can reach the palace through local boats only. It gives a delightful view to everyone, especially the kids, and believed to be one of the most famous sightseeing spots in Jaipur.
7. Jantar Mantar Observatory
It is one of the most popular places for kids. This Jantar Mantar is built by Maharaj Sawai Jai Singh consisting of 19 astronomical devices to measure time, predict eclipses, track the location of stars, and the movement of Earth and Sun. Jantar Mantar itself means Calculating Instrument. UNESCO has declared it a World Heritage Site. Kids are always ready to see such informative places.
- Entry fee: INR 40 per head.
8. Albert Hall Museum
The foundation of this museum was led down during the visit of Prince of Wales, Albert Edwards, in 1876. The primary purpose was to promote the local craftsmen and artistic display. It is such a place where the Egyptian Mummy is preserved that was gifted by Brugsch Bey of the Museum of Cairo. A must visit place for kids especially.
- Entry fee: INR 20 per head.
9. Chauki Dhani
It is a village resort reflecting the rich cultural heritage of the state. It includes many cultural extravaganza and ethnic festivities in such a vibrant way that it has been certified as the only five-star rated ethnic village resort in India. From art and music to amazing regional food, it offers everything to pay a visit. An incredible place for the kids and family always.
- Entry fee: INR 300 for kids/ INR 700 adults.
10. Angel Resort and Amusement Park
After watching the elegant palaces of the pink city, you can take your kids to this amusement park for a change. It comes as one of the best fun places for kids in Jaipur. It offers all the outdoor games and activities for your kids to relax and enjoy.
- Entry fee: INR 150 per head for the water park.
11. Sambhar Lake
This lake is famous for its beautiful sunrise and sunset views. Also, it is a regular visiting place of pink flamingos and other migratory birds that is an interesting aspect for kids always. Even at night, this place makes a great ambience under the moonlight. It is one of the popular place of visit for kids anytime in the day.
12. Snow Planet
If you visit the city during the summers, it gets slightly hotter in days. Though, if you wish to experience the season of snow, then this is the best place for your kids. A perfect entertainment zone for kids where you can experience -5 degrees temperature. Artificial polar bears, penguins, and alpine trees are everywhere to develop kids' joy. Here you can find ice igloo and snow café too. It’s a small heaven for kids exclusively.
- Entry fee: INR 550 per head.
13. Jaipur Zoo
Kids are always attracted to birds and animals. Though having a close interaction with them at a zoo excites them extensively. This zoo is divided into two parts, one for the mammals and another one for birds and reptiles. There are almost 50 species of animals and birds inside the zoo. To exhibit the wildlife of Rajasthan, a museum is also built that will prove informative and entertaining for the kids, especially.
- Entry fee: INR 15 per head.
14. Fun Factory Kids Play Zone
This is one of the popular play zones of the Jaipur that is well equipped with entertainment for kids. This place offers a great atmosphere for kids with an amazing ambience always. If you visit the Jaipur city, do visit this kid play zone with your kids.
15. Fun Gaon Water Park
Kids always love water and adventurous rides. Visiting this place once you come to Jaipur will get your kid a thrilling experience. This water park is 22kms away from the main city and situated at the foothills of Aravallis. This is one of the biggest water parks in Jaipur. Enjoy with kids the fun activities and water rides making your stay more pleasant.
- Entry fee: INR 400 weekdays/ INR 500 weekends.