At a glance :
State : Rajasthan (Jaipur)
Rule : No rules
Fee for entry : Entry is free
Temple dedicated to : Sun God, Lord Hanuman/Balaji
Established in : 18th century
Reach there : Take a bus from Vidyadharji ka Bagh and after that take rickshaw to climb.
History of Galta Temple :
It is one of the spiritual pilgrims of the India. It was built by Diwan Rao Kriparam in the 18th century. It is located 10km away from Jaipur in Rajasthan. There are many temples around the Galta Temple in the rest complex area. Galta temple is unique because of its natural water springs. People considered Galta temple as a holy place; because Saint Galav spent his life meditating here. Despite that the temple was established much later by Diwan Rao Kriparam; he was a courtier of Sawai Jai Singh II. With Galta temple the complex also includes several temples, pavilions, natural springs and holy 'kunds'. Jaipur city is known as pink city like that the 'kunds' are built in pink sandstone. The temple is committed to the Sun God and Hanuman.
Architectural Creation :
Temple is decorated by rounded roofs, exquisitely carved pillars and painted walls. Because of pink sandstone the beauty of temple is increased. The walls of temples are decorated by the painting of Maharaja playing Polo and lilas of Krishna and Gopis. Even after disintegration of the whole complex, finely carved balconies and designed ceilings attracts you towards temple.
Places to see :
Surya Temple :
This temple was constructed by Rao Kriparam. The temple is on the top of the highest peak here, that’s why it gives you marvelous views of the city and the surroundings.
Nature Walks :
Galta temple is situated in the surroundings of nature, that’s why after worshiping the God you can go on a walk to experience the cool and exotic experience.
Near Tourist Places :
The village is founded by the king Raja Chand, this village is specially known for its step wells. Here you will get the chance to live the rural village Culture of Rajasthan.
This temple is 102km far from Jaipur, the people who are suffering from occupancy visit this temple.