Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, Jaipur

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A site dedicated to the study of astronomy, Jantar Mantar - Jaipur holds a place on the World Heritage List and plays home to a number of observational instruments. Visit the site, considered the finest of the nation's historic observatory facilities, and wander among 20 different astronomical structures, including a giant sundial topped with an observation deck. You'll find that these monuments, spread out across the complex's grassy grounds, allow for astronomical observation with the naked eye rather than a telescope. Consider visiting with a local guide to find out more about each instrument. To visit Jantar Mantar - Jaipur and get the most from your holiday in Jaipur, create itinerary details personal to you using our Jaipur route builder .
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  • Great viewing of past time keeping. I would recommend hiring a guide, rather than hiring the basic, sometimes non functioning IPad commentary. Well set out and interesting.  more »
  • Similar in purpose to the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, this place is also fascinating. How the instruments were made, orientated and used gives a huge insight into the culture of the times. The eagerne...  more »
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  • Dedicated to the study of astronomy and plays home to a number of observational instruments. Visit the site, considered the finest of the nation's historic observatory facilities, and wander among 20 different astronomical structures, including a giant sundial topped with an observation deck. You'll find that these monuments, spread out across the complex's grassy grounds, allow for astronomical observation with the naked eye rather than a telescope. Consider visiting with a local guide to find out more about each instrument.
  • Wow! Great piece of architecture. This was built by the king of Jaipur, and this place has multiple observatories. Inside the campus there is a small room which shows video about all the projections and how they work. What I liked the most was the central dial. If you observe carefully you ll find it still has markings to represent minutes hours and seconds and it tells almost the correct time. And this was built when science m tech was not as developed as it is now. But closes by 5pm .
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