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Galtaji is a holy pilgrimage of India. Galtaji is temple located 10 kms away from Jaipur in Rajasthan. The complex of Galta Ji has several temples in it. Galtaji temple is famous for its natural water springs. Set amidst the beautiful landscape, the Temple offers a picturesque view of the city. Galtaji is considered holy place, as “Saint Galav” spent his life meditating here. However, it was built mach later by Diwan Rao Kriparam, a courtier of Sawai Jai Singh II, in the 18th Century. The outstanding structure of the Temple looks like a mansion or Haveli.

The complex of Galtaji temple has numerous temples, pavilions, natural springs and holy 'kunds'. Built in pink sandstone, the Temple appeals to the aesthetic sense of the visitors. The temple, dedicated to the Sun God, is the most famous temple, it built on the top of a hill. It is decked with rounded roofs, painted walls and exquisitely carved pillars. Out of all other temples, Hanuman temple stands out, being surrounded by thousands of monkeys. Besides all other attractions, Natural water springs draw special attention of the people who visiting the temple.