Patrika Gate Jaipur is an Instagram worthy spot where you can capture the vibrant colours of the walkway. The gate is the entrance to Jawahar Circle Garden and it’s the perfect spot to get away from the craziness of the city. You’ll find other locals going about their morning, relaxing and also other photographers taking photos under the rainbow walkway.
How to get to Patrika Gate Jaipur
Patrika Gate is located at the entrance to Jawahar Circle Jaipur. It’s roughly a 25 minute drive from the centre of Jaipur Pink City. We took a rickshaw from Bani Park which cost us 400 Rupees ($8AUD) for a return trip and the driver waited for an hour while we took photos.
The Patrika Gate has no opening hours as it’s open and accessible 24/7.
Entrance Fee for Jawahar Circle Jaipur
Entry into the park is also free.
What to Expect
Patrika Gate Jaipur is a trending place on social media and for good reason. The perfect symmetry and vibrant colours of the walkway make for a beautiful photo. It’s also a popular spot amongst other locals and photographers. The gate is hand painted in a traditional style and perfectly showcases the characteristics of Rajasthan. Each pillar also has intricate details and uses a variety of colours which makes it seem like a rainbow walkway.
We went at around 7.30am – 8am and found that there were already a few other photographers around. If you’re there for the photo, head to the gate as early as you can for a better chance at having it to yourself. Additionally, the gate serves as the entrance into Jawahar Circle Garden which is a large park area. You’ll find plenty of locals taking time out to relax as well as going for walks or a morning run. It’s the perfect spot to get away from the busy city traffic and enjoy somewhat more of a relaxed atmosphere. If you’ve got the time, definitely don’t miss out on seeing Patrika Gate while you’re in Jaipur as it is simply beautiful!
For more incredible places to visit around the pink city, check out our top 7 places to visit in Jaipur.
Where to Stay
There are a variety of Jaipur accommodation options in many different areas and also ranging in price. We decided to stay in Bani Park which is the most popular area for tourists to stay in Jaipur. If you are traveling around India by train, then we also recommend trying to stay within a close distance to the train station to make it easier.
Radisson Jaipur – Luxury: The Radisson is an ideal place to stay if you want extreme comfort during your India trip. You’ll feel right at home with their large clean rooms and friendly staff. The food at Radisson is also known to be incredibly tasty. They even have a pool for you to relax in after a long day of exploring the pink city.
Madhuban Heritage Home – Midrange: The Madhuban Heritage Home is a perfect place to stay away from all the hustle and bustle. The staff here are known to be very friendly and help you with anything you need. The rooms are cosy and the hotel even has a lovely garden as well as a swimming pool. You’re sure to have a nice quiet stay at Madhuban Heritage Home.
Nahar Singh Haveli – Budget: We stayed at Nahar Singh Haveli and enjoyed our stay here. The hotel is located in a quiet street which was nice to get away from the busy India streets. There was also restaurants within walking distance and is close to the train station. The rooms were clean and also had TV. You can also find a restaurant on the rooftop which was perfect when you don’t want to walk around.
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