Jaipur city has its own importance as a tourist destination, as there are a number of holy places all around the region. Moti Dungri is one of the great temples located in Jaipur for visitors on the part of their spiritual and religious journey. Built in 1761 by Seth Jai Ram Paliwal, the main deity positioned here is Lord Ganesha. The temple is perched on a small hill surrounded by a palace in the heart of the city. The palace was the home for Rajmatha Gayatri Devi. Being located in the Moti Dungri palace, it got the name with.
A small hill located in the heart of Jaipur. Moti means Pearl and Dungri means small hill and therefore the name Moti Dungri symbolizes a pearl hill which is truly depicted by its look of a Drop of Pearl. Moti Dungri hilltop is a true representation of Scottish Castle. The palace in past was residential premises of Sawai Man Singh II (last ruler of Jaipur). Later it became the residence of Rajmata Gaytri Devi and her son Jagat Singh (youngest son of ruler). This palace is now private property of this royal family and restricts public entrance except the Lord Ganesha temple which is highlight of this area. Both palace and temple are true architectural masterpieces.
The Ganesh temple is situated on the top of a small hill in the heart of Jaipur, surrounded by a palace, Moti Dungri.
Best time to Visit
The best time to visit Pink City is from October till March. During the months of December - February, the minimum temperature during the night drops to 5 degree Celsius, whereas during the day the maximum temperature is around 22 degree Celsius.
How to Reach
The city is connected by different mediums of transports - flights, trains and buses. But when it is about reaching the Ganesh Temple of Moti Dungri, you can catch the local buses. It will make your travel convenient and cost-effective. The nearest bus stands to the temple area are trimurti circle, ram baag circle, Rajasthan university mod and moti dungri circle. There are also low floor buses which offer a pleasant travelling experience.