Astronomical Observatory of Jantar Mantar Delhi

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Jantar Mantar is one of the places of astronomical observatories with four huge instruments which measure the time and movements of the sun, moon and planets.
Astronomical Observatory of Jantar Mantar Delhi
Jantar Mantar, Delhi
It was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II of Jaipur during the early 18th century in five cities, including Jaipur, Mathura, New Delhi, Ujjain and Varanasi. The biggest one of them is from Jaipur Jantar Mantar.

Astronomical Observatory of Jantar Mantar Delhi
Jantar Mantar in New Delhi and Jaipur are a major tourist attraction. There are four different instruments Samrat Yantra, Jayaprakash Yantra, Ram Yantra and the Mishra Yantra in Delhi.
Astronomical Observatory of Jantar Mantar Delhi
A click of a flower at Jantar Mantar, Delhi
Samrat Yantra is one of the biggest of the four and it used to measure coordinates of astronomical objects. It was so accurate that it could tell time with a maximum error of only two seconds.

Jayaprakash Yantra was used to measure star positions relative to each other.

Ram Yantra was used as a place to make observations using the Jayaprakash Yantra.

Mishra Yantra was used to find out the time of the dat in different cities of the world.
Astronomical Observatory of Jantar Mantar Delhi
Mishra Yantra information
Astronomical Observatory of Jantar Mantar Delhi
Astronomical Observatory at Jantar Mantar, Delhi
Below is the few information which might help you.

Information for Jantar Mantar in Delhi:
Location : Parliament Street, Connaught Place, New Delhi, IndiaTimings : Sunrise to Sunset, All days
Entry Fees : Rs. 5/- for Indian tourists, Rs. 100/- for foreign tourists

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