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Jantar Mantar

Sansad Marg | Parliament Street, New Delhi 110001, India
+91 11 2336 5358
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Built in the early 1700s, this is one of the world's oldest astronomical observatories.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Sansad Marg | Parliament Street, New Delhi 110001, India
Connaught Place/Janpath
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"sun dial"
in 22 reviews
"astronomical instruments"
in 18 reviews
"connaught place"
in 49 reviews
"astronomical observatory"
in 15 reviews
"built by maharaja jai singh ii"
in 12 reviews
"celestial bodies"
in 10 reviews
"primary purpose"
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"parliament street"
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"ancient times"
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"entry fee"
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"interesting place"
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"nice place to visit"
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"astronomy"
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"science"
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"planets"
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"movement"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place where one can get to know about the time through sunlight. Therr is a big dial inside, where when the sun lights falls , highlights the dial / strings. Through which one can het ti know the time. It was used in ancient...More

Thank Jeevika S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely huge place in cannaught palace road near sansad Marg posh area of Delhi.A historical and astronomical place in early years clock that time people use this instument

Thank israr m
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very quiet place to be. There are various monuments here which are supposed to depict the time correctly. Most of them are not working. But you can admire the knowledge that was prevalent in the old days to correctly estimate the time, just by...More

Thank seshjaya
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In ancient India many monuments and wonders had been made by Kings. Jantar Mantar located in Delhi is one of them. It's a mind blowing astronomical wonder of ancient India.

Thank Milan P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fascinating for their ingenuity, the instruments at Jantar Mantar can no longer be used accurately because of the tall buildings around.

Thank roysons
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was always thinking to visit Jantar Mantar and when I decided to visit there it was hot summer of May and it was very difficult to stay there longer. I found structures very interesting as it was used in astronomy but I found it...More

Thank Alok B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good example of Indian architecture!! It was built hundreds years ago by our great mathematicians!! You will find great Indian concept here!!

Thank karan a
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quiet peice of Delhi. Just not the one structure but a group of mathamatical structures relating to the galaxy. one marvels at the construction and accuracy of the ancients

Thank dobbieni
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

U need to Guide to understand the nuisances of this place , otherwise it’s just place structures build for you. The way it’s made is absolutely mind blowing to know the time of the day here in India. Also the section which can get u...More

Thank Purvi P
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Generally people associate Delhi's Jantar Mantar as one for peaceful marches and a protest site. Like its famed counterpart in Jaipur, this contains some architectural wonders of medieval times which required a thorough understanding of astronomy, solar and lunar calendars,geography and architecture ofcourse. Be sure...More

Thank karthiksuvarna
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Anil D
12 February 2018|
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Response from vrn2002 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, guides are available locally on site but not sure of their credibility. Alternatively, you may check with your hotel if they can provide or recommend some guide who is adequately knowledgeable about the instruments at... More
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Gunchagupta
11 November 2017|
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Response from Beddington210 | Reviewed this property |
Water yes, food, there is a snack bar. Toilets are also on site.
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