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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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  • Royals are not for the luxurious life, their battles, the size of their state, their palaces and the wealth they amassed. Not too many Kings are known to be involved in science and scientific... 
    Royals are not for the luxurious life, their battles, the size of their state, their palaces and the wealth they amassed. Not too many Kings are known to be involved in science and scientific...  more »
  • Impressive set of cutting-edge sophisticated astronomy and astrology devices made huge to improve resolution. Local guide is recommended, but make sure he knows to explain the principle of each... 
    Impressive set of cutting-edge sophisticated astronomy and astrology devices made huge to improve resolution. Local guide is recommended, but make sure he knows to explain the principle of each...  more »
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  • Price for this place is ₹300. Please visit when it's bright sunlight. This is world biggest time watch. The dials tells not just time also the position of Earth and Sun. Knowledgeable and to know about history time line. Guide is must. Good place to bring kids. Even if no guide no problem. Just find one inside with group and stand 🤫😉
  • Jantar Mantar is one of the oldest astronomical observatories featuring the world’s largest stone sundial, located in the heart of Jaipur. It is no longer a working science center but is maintained as a monument, and education activity sessions, guided tours and music and light shows, are organized here. Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is one of the largest observatories in the world, comprising of remarkable stone assemblies that help to interpret the position of celestial bodies and calculate local time. Enumerated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Jantar Mantar attracts tourists, historians, astronomers, architects, mathematicians, and geographers. The collection of nineteen astronomical instruments in Jantar Mantar allows the observation of astronomical positions with the naked eye. The monument is an exemplification of architectural innovations that was built on ideas from different religious and social beliefs in 18th-century India

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