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 itinerary maker.
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  • August 18, 2017
    An amazing insight into how science was evolving during this time and through sunlight one could tell the positions of planets and the exact time. Must take a guide to be explained the working of the ...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Ancient and scientific. Must visit for history and cultural lovers. You can see many scientific marvels here which is for cliched groups  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Might be fun if you're into astronomy, I just simply not seen only with the big one. However the Observatory there is so much and I was surprised.
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  • July 4, 2017
    It's amazing to see ancient Indian technology. I would recommend a tourist guide app to know about the equipments in detail. I used trip my way app. Don't miss the audio video presentation room where they explain about the equipments.
  • June 21, 2017
    Sick big astronomy stuff. Very interesting. Nice open plan garden. Just wish I would've had more time here, probably worth getting a guide too. Very good
  • June 23, 2017
    Its useful if you are able to understand the instruments. Or else u need a guide who will charge a lot. We went in the afternoon and because it was too sunny and secondly, we didn't hire any guide. Hence, couldn't pay much attention to the instruments. If one can understand how to use those instruments, it is a good place
  • June 18, 2017
    Beauty of a place, must go if you have children going to elementary or middle school. A lot of great instruments using sun dials created almost 400 years old that the kings of those days used for timekeeping and astrology. Do take a tour guide. These guys are good, they take around 200 rupees but do a good job of explaining the instruments. Also, they are not brokers who pose as guides but later take you to a boutique shop and try to sell stuff to you.
  • July 8, 2017
    Loved to see things Indians of that time have created. What's been built was way ahead of their time. We keep on admiring things built outside country, but in India there is lot to see & lot to explore. Loved the place.

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