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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  • This was a great attraction to see. The huge structures had explanations about each of them...these were in English as well and described how each structure worked as well as the history behind the at...  more »
  • Unbelievable achievement of our ancestors. Deep knowledge of astronomy and very well scientifically defined and carried out with precision. Worth visiting and understanding esp for Science students.  more »
  • near to palika bus stand jantar mantar is quite famous among youngsters and also famous for protest centre. you along with your group can chill here in winters and enjoy sunlight and place.  more »
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  • Jantar Mantar area is India's premier place for its citizenry's democratic process assertion. Though common misnomer is that only protests are organised here. In truth it has in recent past has brought many micro and major change in Indian polity. Proud to be associated many a times here. It's also the common man food zone with an array of joints selling mouth watering savouries.
  • South Indian foods at Jantar-Mantar is One of the best. Hundreds of people enjoy the variety of south Indian foods every hour at this small stall . The food is very hygienic and good in taste too . You can go for reading at Sardar Patel library just in front of this stall. This place is the Place of political happening.
  • One of the best picnic spots in New Delhi, Good for click pictures. Many monuments inside this area. Paid tickets to Enter. Evening šŸŒƒ time is best to visit because of open area, so that Sunny weather can be avoid.
  • Good Place for family outing because big grass ground is available for snacking with kids. 1- Maintenance is not being done properly because stoned are cracked and not repaired at many places. 2- Very less information is displayed to understand the structure.
  • There is always a history buff in all of us which is dying to come out at one point or another. Let the glimpse of history touch your soul, the political aura make you powerful and the winds of north tingle your spine. And if you are with your best friends then here you go. This is definitely one of the best places to visit in India. TheĀ numerous places in DelhiĀ it will not only captivate you but will also leave you astounded with its vibrant culture. There are a lot of places that you can visit while you are in Delhi. This place is a haven for the shop lovers where they can buy anything to everything.

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