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Jantar Mantar, Delhi: 14 reviews and 22 photos


The Jantar Mantar is an observatory with astronomical clock built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, from 1724 to 1734. It is one of five Jantar Mantars built by him. He was given the task of revising the calendar and astronomical tables by Mughal ruler Mohammad Shah. The Jantar Mantar predicts the times and movements of the sun, moon and planets. the other four are situated at Jaipur, Ujjain and Varanasi. It is one of Delhi's greatest tourist attraction.

Address: Connaught place
Phone: +91 11 2336 5358

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 22, 2009
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