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Galta

, Rajasthan

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State: Rajasthan
District: Rajsamand
Famous for/as: Pilgrim
Languages: Rajasthani, Hindi
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 22-40°C, Winter 19-32°C
Altitude: 413 m
Pincode: 302003
STD code: 0141
Galta is an ancient temple complex that is located in the Jaipur district of the state of Rajasthan. It has been an important pilgrimage site for many centuries and there are many temples, ponds, pavilions and other structures that can be seen in the place. Galta also has many natural springs and it is an interesting place to visit. The architecture of the site is also excellent and most of the buildings have stood the test of time.

The main temple of the complex is built with stone that is pink colored and it is famous for the large colony of monkeys that have made it their home. The place is referred to as Galwar Bagh or Monkey Temple as well. The walls of the temples are painted with exquisite murals and there are many domed structures and carved stone pillars.

There are seven tanks that are located in the vicinity and the most famous of the lot is the Galta Kund. The water of the various natural springs and reservoirs are considered to be holy and many visitors take a dip in them, especially during the Makar Sankrati season. The Balaji Temple and the Surya Temple are the other main temples that are located in the area.
To visit and experience Rajasthan hassle-free, view tour packages for rajasthan.

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