Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

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  • Address: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-1412610494
  • Ticket Price: 300 INR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Observatory, Family And Kids, Architecture
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About Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

The Jantar Mantar Observatory is an old observatory that includes several different apparatus that were used in the olden times to practice astronomy. Built in the time of the royals of Rajasthan, The observatory is a part of a group of observatories all over India that are enlisted as World heritage sites. This is because they were used to predict the movement of the celestial bodies long before modern science making them an extremely significant development in the history of science.

Marble Sandstone and bronze make up the Jantar Mantar in Jaipur. This ancient wonder could do it all from predicting eclipses to keeping time. What is amazing is that a very detailed analysis of the structures and positions of planets could be done with the structures in this place. The largest of these is the SamratYantra, which notifies the time of the day. Some of the equipment is also said to have been used to predict monsoons.

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Jantar Mantar Information

  • The Jantar Mantar has been declared as a National Monument. The adjoining smaller equipments include the Ram Yantra, which depicts improvised designing and functioning specifications.

Jantar Mantar Ticket Prices

  • Adult: 300 INR Foreigner
  • Adult: 55 INR Indian

How To reach Jantar Mantar by Public Transport

  • Nearest Bus station: Badi Chopad Bus Stop

Restaurants Near Jantar Mantar

  • Surya Mahal
  • Raj Palace
  • Handi Restaurant

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Things to Know Before Visiting Jantar Mantar

  • 57.99% of people who visit Jaipur include Jantar Mantar in their plan

  • 72.32% of people start their Jantar Mantar visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Jantar Mantar

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

76.98% of people prefer walking in order to reach Jantar Mantar

People normally club together City Palace and Monkey Temple while planning their visit to Jantar Mantar.

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Jantar Mantar, Jaipur Reviews

  • Awesome place with great stuff to watch good for people who are interested in the solar system and instruments used by the great king for time and observe the stars. You’ll get foreign crowd you don’t have to hire a guide as everything you need to know about the device is mention on the summary boards near the monument. Parking is an issue like other historic places in Jaipur.

  • I personally enjoyed myself here quite a lot. Anyone who is interested in science, physics, astrology, history, or architecture would find Jantar Mantar particularly enticing. This observatory is located in the Pink City district of Jaipur. Foreigners with a student card can benefit from purchasing a 2-day sightseeing composite ticket (to the observatory and numerous other places) for only 200 rupees. Here you will also find views of Amber Fort. There are 12 main mechanisms, with most used to pin-point celestial bodies and the time. Each mechanism has a sign explaining its functions, but there are also guides available for an extra fee. A great sliver of history and a very interesting place to experience.

  • It is an exemplary example of great Indian science which could predict time accurately based on sun and moon, and solar system elements including stars and planets positioning without the use of any modern gadgets. There is so much to learn here and have proud in Indian science which was way ahead in ancient age. It's popular spot for researchers and tourists. Must to take place for kids to learn very different and advanced perspective of science.

  • Awesome place. Loved it.. the city is quite colourful and awesome. Food is a bit spicy here but enjoyed a lot. One of the awesome trips with friends. Everyone should visit it once....

  • Awesome place to visit for tourists. Ancient architect well preserved and maintained. Many more places connected to visit near by for tourists. A good place to hang out for getting over tiered work load. Jantar Mantar is situated in City area so no need to get far away from city to visit the places. Public transport or rikshaw are also easily available at the place for travelling to other destinations.

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