Astronomy Enthusiasts: Jantar Mantar
Hello friends!! If you want to explore Jaipur and experience its sightseeing. So, let’s start with the joyful mood and excitement also. Here in this blog we talk about the favorite attraction for astronomy enthusiasts: Jantar Mantar place for travelers.
The Jantar Mantar is placed in Jaipur city, middle of the city. Fact about this astronomy place, it is stands the largest observatories stone sundial in the world- Jaipur’s Jantar Mantar.
If you want to more details about Jantar Mantar, I suggest you must visit this place in Jaipur. Also if you looking for a best Jaipur Sightseeing Tour Package. So, you can customize you tour plan with Four Wheel Drive India for Jaipur Sightseeing Tour.
Jantar Mantar the Favourite Attraction
As a result, we can easily reach at the Jantar Mantar in the middle of the Jaipur city. So, you can see here world’s largest stone sundial in one and only the largest astronomy enthusiast-Janatar Mantar. This astronomical place build by the Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in the year 1734. Major highlights about the Jantar Mantar is the example of the Ptolemaic place astronomy.
This place is the collection of the many instruments made by stone. So, these instruments used earlier time for calculate the time. Also, interpret the locationof the celestrial bodies. This building made in scientific manner and with the Vastu Shastra architectural marvel.
So, it is known for its excellence instruments. As a result, this astronomical place is world’s UNESCO World Heritage Site.
beautiful building made by the Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in india 5 observatories in India: Jaipur’s Jantar Mantar is the most beautiful and amazing after that Delhi, Ujjain, Vranasi and in Mathura. So, the Mathura’s Jantar Mantar is in ruins now.
The astronomical observatory holds the 19 stone instruments to calculate the things with interesting fact, size and shapes. So, these things make it more attractive place with the amazing astronomical observation. The instruments mainly use for measure the location of space bodies.
You Should Know About the Attraction of This Place is a Large Sundial:
The Vrihat Smarat Yantra: it is used for calculate a height of 27m. So, it has the largest sundial in the whole world.
The accuracy of the instrument is commendable. It calculates time to an exactness of only 2seconds! A slight sundial in the small size is called Laghu Smarat Yantra. So, it has a ramp that points to the North Pole; so if you were to compute Jaipur time, you can look at the shadow of the ramp on the fine divisions carved on a scale alongside it.
When the reflect image of the sky falls on the formation, it gives the exact position and distance from the ground (among other things) of the planets and other celestial bodies! Exact!
Another equally fascinating instrument is the Digamsa, a pillar, using two concentric outer circles, which helps predict sunrise and sunset. I hope after read out this blog. you planned go for Jaipur’s Jantar Mantar.
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