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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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Sansad Marg | Parliament Street, New Delhi 110001, India
+91 11 2336 5358
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It has stone sundial. It was constructed in early 18th century. It is a UNESCO world heritage site. A must visit place.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to the government quarter of Sansad Marg (and especially to the Parliament building – Sansad Bhavan) is located the observatory of Jantar-Mantar (translated as "tools for computing" - they are assembled in this place 13). Among five such facilities, created by Raja Jai Singh,...More

Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed 1 week ago

its quite strange and magical too, people get confused here and lost their way, puzzled and zig zag paths

Thank apoorvjain2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in tje 18th c. The word jantar mantar are two rhyming words signifying Yantra ( instrument) and mantra ( calculations) as they were used for astronomical calculations. The names of these instruments are Samrat Yantra, Jai Prakash,...More

Thank Rana S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a famous monument located just near to Janpath Market... It is usually bustled with protesters who use to protest against the government... As a monuments, it is basically a sun driven time clock which was used as a time measurement device during early...More

Thank vikas9743
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very iconic place. One must visit it as place considering its importance as an ancient place. Not very huge.

Thank rjain2029
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is located at tue heart of delhi and the co incidence is that the pace is also heart shaped. The place is neat and clean and well maintained . The place is a must visit at least one in a year because it...More

Thank Tushant S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jantar Mantar is central place located very close to Connaught Place and can be easily approached through Rajiv Chowk station of Delhi Metro. It is a big compound having garden as well as thirteen astronomical architecture instrument used in ancient time for astronomical calculations. The...More

2  Thank CsSharma
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Jantar Mantar one of the icon of Delhi , is located in cannaught place , near metro station is gate no 6 of rajiv chowk but one can reach there by auto , cabs ,or car . Many hotels arrange for conducted tours for tourists....More

1  Thank Amy D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The place is was built by Maharaja Jai Singh and was used in ancient times for geographical and astronomical data collection. Worth seeing the instruments which are still in use. Good place to visit.

Thank pratiknruparel
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