Surya Mandir, Jaipur , Jaipur
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Want to enjoy a beautiful sunset in Jaipur? Here is the perfect spot for you. Located 200 meters above the city, there are wonderful panoramic views visible from the Surya temple in Jaipur, best viewed at sunset. It is a small satellite temple part of the larger Galta Ji temple complex that lies to the west of Jaipur.
One warning- if you are afraid of monkeys, avoid going to this place. Galta ji temple is known by visitors as the monkey temple and there is an abundance of them. Visiting here won’t take much of your time and can be clubbed with visiting other tourist spots nearby. A typical visit to the temple last 60 minutes and this includes the 15 minute hike. A visit to Galta ji and Surya Mandir takes around 2 hours and the monkey temple should be visited first.
After you stay in the hassle-tassel of the city of Jaipur, the quiet and calm of this place is sure to soothe your mind. The main reason that you should visit the temple complex is to watch the sunset as it baths Jaipur in soft sun light and makes the city look beautiful from a distance.