5 Most Instagrammable Places in Jaipur

Jaipur is one of the most popular cities among tourists and travelers in India which makes it one of the top cities to feature in Instagram posts. People these days want to make a statement when they travel which explains why people post so many pictures on Instagram and Facebook. It is not surprising that the best-looking spots are crowded at most tourist attractions not just in Jaipur but everywhere. I’m sharing here the most Instagram-worthy spots in Jaipur. These are the most popular ones and attract the most likes on Instagram posts. You might have read about some of the places or even visited them during your visit to Jaipur. This is a mini Jaipur Travel Guide for photography lovers.

Most Instagrammable places in Jaipur

The following are the popular places for photography in Jaipur. These places are not what I recommend, rather these are the places that attract a large number of locals, travelers, and Instagrammaers. If you want more places you should check my post The Best Pre-Wedding places for photo-shoots in Jaipur

Amer Fort Jaipur

Ganesh Pol is the sought-after spot in Amer Fort for Instagram pictures. Amer Fort needs no introduction as it is the most popular tourist attraction in Jaipur and the most crowded too. Beautiful frescoes and paintings on the arch of this gate definitely make for a great backdrop. Do you want to make sure you get “people-free” pictures at Ganesh Pol? The best time to do so is either at 8 AM or between 2-3 PM when it’s less crowded.

Amer Fort Jaipur Entry Fee – Rs 100 for Indians. Rs 500 for overseas tourists

Amer Fort Jaipur Timing – 8 AM to 5.30 PM and 6.30 PM to 9.15 for night tourism

Read all posts on Amer Fort


Jaipur City Palace

Pritam Niwas in Jaipur City Palace is definitely the most popular Instagram spot in Jaipur. The four gates of Pritam Niwas Chowk are the favorite backdrop for the selfie posers. Peacock gate ranks high among the tourists among the four gates of City Palace. It’s a good idea to get your pictures clicked with a backdrop of each gate and pick the best for your Instagram post. With a premium ticket, you can access some rooms in City Palace which are not accessible with a routine ticket. These rooms are incredibly popular with Instagrammers.

City Palace Jaipur Entry Fee – Rs 160 for Indians. Rs 500 for overseas tourists

City Palace Jaipur Timing – 9.30 AM to 5 PM

One of the four gates of Jaipur City Palace

Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal needs no introduction. Some people think it is the Eiffel Tower of Jaipur because it’s synonymous with the pink city. Both the color and design of Hawa Mahal are spell-binding. The best thing is that it requires no entry fee and is accessible throughout the day. Every traveler must visit Hawa Mahal for clicking the Instagram-worthy picture. Lately, most Instagrammers prefer the cafes opposite Hawa Mahal -The Tattoo Cafe and The Winds. This is the view one gets to see from Tattoo Cafe.


Hawa Mahal Entry Fee – Rs 50 for Indians. Rs 200 for overseas tourists. The main facade is however accessible to all without any charge as it is in Sirehdyodi Bazaar.

Hawa Mahal Timing – 9 AM to 5 PM

Read a full Hawa Mahal guide The Hawa Mahal Guide

Hawa Mahal picture
Hawa Mahal is shaped like a crown. Inspired by the Mukut or crown of Lord Krishna.

Nahargarh Fort

Nahargarh Fort is immensely popular among people for its beautiful sunsets. Read Nahargarh Fort Sunsets Experience. The most popular spot at Nahargarh Fort is either inside the Madhvendra Palace or near Padao bar. The latter overlooks the city and has amazing views. I suggest you pick both. Do note that Nahargarh Fort is a popular attraction and finding space for yourself might be difficult, especially during the weekends or public holidays.

Nahargarh Fort Entry Fee – Rs 50 for Indians. Rs 200 for overseas tourists

Nahargarh Fort Timing – 10 AM to 5.30 PM for the palace section

Read a detailed travel guide on Nahargarh Fort- The Insider’s Guide To Nahargarh Fort

Madhvendra Palace is one the major attraction at Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur

Bar Palladio

Bar Palladio is not really a tourist attraction. It is the hippest bar cum lounge in Jaipur and the most sought-after too. Its peacock-blue fusion interior makes it unique. I’m sure you have never seen a place like this before. Want to read more about Bar Palladio? Read this post-Bar Palladio- a Chic bar in Jaipur

Bar Palladio Entry Fee – There is no entry fee but since it’s a bar cum lounge management reserves the right to admission. A drink is all that you need for entry!

Bar Palladio Timing – 6 PM to 11 PM

Jaipur’s most hip bar, Palladio at Narain Niwas Hotel

Patrika Gate, Jawahar Circle

Patrika Gate in Jaipur has become one of the most popular spots to feature on Instagram posts. In fact, it is likely to replace popular places like Amer Fort and Hawa Mahal. Patrika Gate over the last few years has become very popular among photographers for pre-wedding shoots and Instagrammers. Often, it is hard to find empty space for photography. Do factor this when you visit Patrika Gate, especially on weekends and holidays.


Some of these are not merely the most Instagramable spots in Jaipur, they are part of the pink city’s history and culture. All these places are listed in every Jaipur Travel guide. It wouldn’t be wrong to mention that Jaipur has many Instagram-worthy spots.

In this post, I have only listed the top Instagrammable places in Jaipur but there are many more offbeat options too which I will list in the following post. Have you been to any of these spots? What do you think about these places? I will love to have a look at it. If you like these places for a photoshoot in Jaipur, do share them on your social media. Do check out my post on the best pre-wedding shoot places in Jaipur The Best Pre-Wedding places for photo-shoots in Jaipur

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92 thoughts on “5 Most Instagrammable Places in Jaipur

    1. Amer Fort surely has it’s own way of charming people. Despite having visited it many times I never miss a chance to visit again 😊. Thanks for sharing your thoughts, Aditi.


    1. It’s a tough choice to list places since there are many.. I have only listed the most popular places. I hope I will find time to list some offbeat but great places as well. I have been thinking of writing this post for over a year but could do so only now. Nahargarh Fort is beautiful and very popular too. 😃

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    1. Probably because these pictures are in square format and I have chosen not to include people in most of pictures. Focussing on certain aspect or section does make an impact. You are right buildings and people are two most popular subjects for the photographers.

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      1. Would love to read about your travelogues. I’m sure India will be a great experience for you. In which part of the world do you reside?


    1. I’m sure you will love your visit and experience in Jaipur, Neha. What is biggest draw for you? Architecture? History? Cool places? Shopping?


  1. Awesome imagery once again. The thing I’ve noticed more and more from travel bloggers or those blogging about where they live is the impact it has on preconception of mine. It opens up the world and shows all the brilliant things, places, history, beauty that media misses. I say misses, but more like they choose to ignore in favour of bad news and disaster. This sort of post brings it all back into perspective.

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    1. I like your perspective, Gary. Media somehow focuses on negative news and its own agenda. Because of blogging many brands and companies are now hiring bloggers to promote their products. Thanks for sharing your thoughts, Gary.

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      1. That’s what I like about blogging as it happens. Meeting people and exploring their countries in ways like this shows that, politicians aside, most of is just want to get along. Pity they don’t appreciate life is too short for empty words. Keep these post coming!

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  2. After looking at these pictures, I would say, what a wonderful use of time the people of the old generations had – they used to engage in real artistry and make the most perfect use of time. Crafting these masterpieces would have taken years of undeterred attention to detail and hardwork. No time for incentives, appraisals, back biting and rumour mongering – just 100% pure use to valuable time.. And rest the art speaks of itself!! 🙂

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    1. Rajat, I will agree with you with a rider. We still don’t have complete information if the rulers treated artisans well or not. I agree that their creations were stunning and beautiful. Real piece of art. It’s something that cannot be mass produced. Probably, we cannot recreate something like this today not because of lack of skills or technology but for many other reasons. I completely agree with you on rat race and dog eats dog scenario. Sometimes I wonder which is a better time to live? Now or then?

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    1. I know Parul, things didn’t work out during your last visit. Well, the good thing is that you can plan another road trip in and around Jaipur. Lot’s of places to see in Rajasthan 🙂

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    1. Happy to know that you have been to Jaipur many years ago. I’m sure another trip will be even better! Are you not active on Instagram?


  3. Awesome pics, Arv. As always, you make me want to travel and visit your country. I can’t wait until I reach that point in my life where we can travel. There are so many wonderful places to see. 🙂

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    1. I agree Lisa there are many beautiful places to visit. I don’t think I can see beautiful places even in my country. I hope you get to travel where you want to, Lisa 😃

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  4. Arv, you are so passionate about Jaipur. Your love and historical knowledge is so evident in your posts as is your eye for its beauty and architecture. Jaipur IS truly joyously magical in so many ways. Thank you Arv.

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      1. I am from South Africa. I love India though, wear the red dot because it suits my complexion and love traditional wear. I could quite happily wear a sari to work daily. I am Hindi speaking, love the North of India but Chennai and Kerala really has a special place in my heart.

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      2. I thought your name reflect the south Indian connection. I know you are from south Africa. Happy to know more about you. 😃 So which​ part of India are you from? Must be having relatives and family in India.

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