Jantar Mantar Jaipur
Jantar Mantar at pinkcity is the largest stone observatory in the World and this feature makes it a special destination for a travelers. Jantar mantar built by Maharaja Jai Singh between 1727 and 1734, Jantar mantar means ‘calculation instrument’, it’s also belongs to Jyotisa.
Jantar Mantar is located close to the gate of the famous City Palace of Jaipur. The huge masonry instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky.
Really it’s a very amazing architectural astronomical instruments, its designed with a special aim and its shape and setting also a very scientifically.
Jantar Mantar also famous for films locations, here so many films shoot. Jantar Mantar is wholly constructed with stone and marble. In the Jantar Mantar Sundial usually attracts the maximum attention of people, which tells the time to an accuracy of about two seconds in local time of Jaipur. Jantar Mantar was carefully renovated in 1901 and was declared a national monument in 1948. Today, Jantar Mantar has become a major tourist attraction in Jaipur.
In the Jantar mantar have followings yantra: Disha Yantra, Dhruva Yantra, Dakshina Yantra