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Astronomical Observatory

Manora Peak | Nr. Hanumangarthi, Nainital 263139, India
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Full view of Lake!

This point gives you a full view of Naini Lake and it looks like a mango in shape if you observe... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Devesh M
Planetarium at highest point

It is a central government research center and it is said to have best telescopes located at an... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Manjunath V
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Bengaluru, India
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Manora Peak | Nr. Hanumangarthi, Nainital 263139, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This point gives you a full view of Naini Lake and it looks like a mango in shape if you observe carefully. Amazing place to be at, great point for photography too!

Thank Devesh M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

It is a central government research center and it is said to have best telescopes located at an ideal place to view stars in the night. Unfortunately telescope was under repair. Prior permission is required to visit and it can be booked online through their...More

2  Thank Manjunath V
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Title: A must visit for all age group!! ID#: 469974207 We booked our visit in advance on aries site. The observatory opens Monday to Friday 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM & closed on Saturday & Sunday. I was told that the sky gazing telescopes are...More

3  Thank Mukesh K
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Gives the immense view from the hills with lighten nanital city around Nani lake. shows the real beauty of the city.

Thank himanshu2937
Reviewed 25 June 2016

to visit this place you have book your visit online on aries website. happening place for kids and for parents.

1  Thank SohanKanojia
Reviewed 10 June 2016

The observatory has one of the most advanced telescopes in india,which measures the movement of stars,planets,and other heavenly bodies to great precision.The entry in the observatory is by permission only and timings are fixed

2  Thank nbbhagodiya
Reviewed 21 May 2016

There was a very famous observatory known as aryabhatta observatory in nainital. It is very much famous for the large view of universe from their telescopes.

1  Thank shanugoyal0402
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This enormous observatory reminded me of a modern art exposition. Beautiful sandstone shapes carved centuries ago that chart the stars.

Thank Lindatee
Reviewed 30 January 2016

you need to have a clear day and night to be able to see the planets from this observatory.A good place for adults as well as kids, as they have some wonderful telescopes.

1  Thank YUVI1995
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Great attraction for all age groups. The views from this location are spectacular. easily accessible by road. The guide assists visitors with the usage of the telescope and shares a lot of information. Visitors could also use the same telescopes to view certain distant land...More

Thank Randolph M
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