Jantar Mantar, New Delhi

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Jantar Mantar, one of five open-air astronomy sites built by Maharaja Jai Singh II, contains instruments once used to revise the calendar and astronomical tables. Built in the 18th century, the facility allowed scientists to observe movements of the sun, moon, and planets. During your visit, look for individual instruments like Samrat Yantra, a huge triangle used as an equal hour sundial, as well as Misra Yantra, which measures the longest and shortest days of the year. Detailed descriptions in English accompany each instrument, so you may not need to hire a guide. Add Jantar Mantar to your New Delhi travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our New Delhi trip tool .
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  • Jantar mantar is very nice place in delhi.its located near india gate but every time there are some peace ful protests are going on this place.other it's example of nice art and craft.  more »
  • This place is Indeed the land mark and I must definitely recommend to each and every person who is visiting the capital  more »
  • The place is good .It has it's own history and early geographical measurements was done by this construction  more »
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  • I have never seen before this type of modern architecture, who's significance is not known to many people that it was used to measure the 1. Real time of the day, 2. Time before sun rise or subset, 3. Local time at different places, 4. Height of sun from Earth 5. Distance of different planet and galaxies etc. and many more I was amazing to see and know about it, and I feel myself proud as an Indian. But govt. need to keep it care and maintained it properly as it is one of the oldest and archaeologist monument of our nation.
  • The place holds scientific importance. Though situated in the heart of the city it is very badly maintained. The monuments need repairing and painting. The garden area could be more nicely modified to make it more beautiful. It is a nice place to spend valuable time in group.
  • It is a great place. The way everything has been explained in the respective places is great. It eliminates the purpose of tour guide to some extent. Best time to visit is the morning hours Better to avoid in the afternoon
  • Excellent place to visit in. Jantar Mantar mainly involves three subjects mathematics geography and geometry. Jantar Mantar helps incalculation of Times of eastern and western countries.The place where Shadow coincides decides the day whether it is shortest day of the year or longest day of the year. Coincidentally, the day on which we visited Jantar Mantar was the shortest day of the year that is December 21st 2018.we had a guide who helped us in understanding the idea and theory behind the structural wonder. Jantar Mantar also has a garden inside it. It's an excellent architectural beauty to ever visit. If you decide to visit Jantar Mantar, please use the guide present there who will explain the theory and idea behind the structural wonder.Finally Jantar Mantar is an excellent place to visit.
  • It is Avery good place as many can tell to many as well. From this you come across several historical and scientific phenomena of calculating time with the help of different position of sun. This also tells us about our rich historical and scientific mesmerising knowledge in the past. I love this place and insist you also to visit this place once in your lifetime .You will be proud of you rich INDIAN past
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