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Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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Address: Tripoliya Bazaar | near entrance to City Palace, Jaipur 302002, India
Phone Number: +91 14 1261 0494
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On your way to the city palace, you can have a quick stop over to marvel at the old astrological instruments built by a science inclined King of Jaipur. If you are a astronomy... read more

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

On your way to the city palace, you can have a quick stop over to marvel at the old astrological instruments built by a science inclined King of Jaipur. If you are a astronomy enthusiast spend more time understanding. Only thing we thought was lacking was the information boards didn't really help us relate to the importance of a place... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is located very near to Hawa mahal so we'd suggest you to make it a part of your itinerary is you're planning to visit hawa mahal. You'll enjoy!

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This wonderful collection of sundials and astrological instruments is fascinating to see and wander around.

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This is a very strange and interesting place. There are a large number of astrological instruments here all about 200 years old. It makes you wonder how they knew what to build and where. As I say intriguing! A must to visit if in Jaipur - will leave you wondering how...why....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The brilliance of the people of yesteryear was obvious here. The nineteen instruments allow the observation of astronomical positions with the naked eyes.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Jantar Mantar was cheaper than the other sights in Jaipur and close to the others so make sure to add it on to your list of sites in Jaipur. They instruments date from the 1700s so they weren't earth shattering for their time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I wanted to go there because I think it sounded fascinating. It was an interesting place with large stone built objects. You definitely need a guide to explain about all the instruments and the meaning of them.

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It is a wonderful place. Competes with our modern technology. We definitely appreciate Maharajah for his intelligence, thought process and organization.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is awe-inspiring to see the technology and understanding of people in ancient days. Do listen to the guide's description carefully in order to understand the depth of the place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

More of an astronomical observatory, this place was built to observe and study the heavenly objects. Instruments were built during the ancient period to study movements of Sun and Moon, observe other planets and the sky. Astronomical phenomenon were studied here. Good to visit to get an understanding of the astronomical know how of people of olden days.

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