Jantar Mantar

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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

Jantar Mantar - Review

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

  • 95% of people who visit Jaipur include Jantar Mantar in their plan

  • 68.13% of people start their Jantar Mantar visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Jantar Mantar

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

55.3% 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

  • An observatory serving people of a different era and to this day relevant in the age of telescopes and computers. There are dials which measure time to the accuracy of 20 secs. The seasons and the position of the sun determining the zodiac signs and other astronomical concepts so nicely erected and found from these machine structures. It's amazing how talented and far sighted people were there who could predict even without watches,and latest gadgetry. Hats off to those scientists and the rulers of that time.

  • Well maintained place. Each and every instrument is the true living example​ of man's knowledge and wisdom. How best man can use of his brain is truly depicted in this wonderful place. Created years ago, but still accurate and in working condition. Amazing.

  • Awesome structures. It's incredible that such structures were built about 300 years ago to accurately measure astronomical events. Even though they are huge civil works, markings have been made for accurate measurement. Such places are standing monuments of our proud and ancient Indian heritage.

  • Very nice place to understand the methods used to measure time and celestial bodies... If you are the kind of person who gets bored to read the description and understand it, then go for the guide, or else everything is self explanatory... And they even show a video inside (just ask the security for the video)... Best time to visit would be during the day with a clear sky... Because everything works on the basis of Shadows...

  • Great place for gathering lots of knowledge about astronomy. We can see here the greatest man-made structures and huge instruments for the calculation of astrology. Also food facilities, audio guides, good staff, proper security inside there.The combination of the green parks with observatory make this place incredible. A student can visit this amazing place with very cheap ticket rates on valid school/college ID proof.So if you are going to visit Jantar-Mantar, bring your valid ID proof.

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