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    Jantar Mantar

    The Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory with masonry instruments, built in 1724 by Sawai Jai Singh II, the mathematician and astronomer king of Amber. The Jantar Mantar in Delhi was one of five such instruments built in Jaipur, Ujjain, Mathura and Varanasi. The Amber King was a keen scholar of astronomy. He studied the […]

  • Tourist Places of India
    Jantar Mantar

    Being one if the great masterpiece of Indian architecture which display the scientific appendage of ancient India , Jantar Mantar is one of the world’s oldest astronomical observatories. Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur (1699-1743) built this collection of chromatic-colored structures after studying Hindu, and Muslim astronomical works. The edifice gives a good penetration into […]