Galtaji Monkey Temple, Jaipur
About Galtaji Monkey Temple
Built within the regions of the Aravalli mountain range, the Galtaji Temple is an ancient Hindu pilgrimage in the state of Rajasthan. A 16th century structure, it was built by Diwan Rao Kriparam, a courtier of Maharaja Jai Singh II. Known for its secret tanks (kunds), pilgrims visit the place to take a holy dip as it is believed to be auspicious. The place is famous for number of monkeys occupying the temple hence is also called as Monkey Temple.