Galtaji Temple Complex

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Galtaji (Outskirts of Jaipur) has been a retreat for Hindu ascetics since the early 1500s and current temple was built in 18th Century. The temple features a number of pavilions with rounded roofs, carved pillars, and painted walls. There is a Balaji temple and a temple dedicated to Sun god (Surya). The temple is also known as the Monkey temple, due to the large tribe of rhesus macaques living here. The temple is famous for its natural water springs. which draw special attention of the visitors especially on Makar Sakranti day (14th Jan, day of the kite festival).



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