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Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar

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There are five Jantar Mantar's in India, of which the largest is in Jaipur which features many instruments along with the world's largest stone sundial. Jantar Mantar is a UNESCO world heritage site. Between the years 1724 and 1735,  Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five Jantar Mantars in total, in New Delhi, Jaipur, Ujjain, Mathura, and Varanasi. The instruments at the Jaipur Jantar Mantar are made of stone and are very large structures. To ensure accuracy the structures were first made out of wood and the measurements were adjusted. The primary purpose of the observatory was to compile astronomical tables and to predict the times and movements of the sun, moon, and planets.

Jantar Mantar main attractions:
The main attractions of Jantar Mantar are its instruments along with the world's largest stone Sundial.

Best time to visit Jantar Mantar:
Visiting the Jantar Mantar during mid-day is most advisable. The sun will be right above your head and hence you will be able to understand how the readings are taken for each instrument.

Jantar Mantar timings:
The Kalinjar fort is open to people throughout the week from 9 am to 5 pm. For Indians, the entrance fee is Rs. 50 and for foreign nationalities, Rs. 200.

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • Visitor shall be required to show an original photo identity proof at the entry to the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
  • This monument is a Non Smoking zone.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Refund policy later for any transaction is not permitted as per the guidelines of the Archaeological Survey Of India so refund for any transaction under any circumstances won't be possible.