Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
With the assortment of nineteen astronomical instruments, the very eminent Jantar Mantar is a monument in Jaipur, Rajasthan (one out of the series of five; also built in New Delhi, Ujjain, Varanasi and Mathura) whose idea was put together by the Rajput King, Sawai Jai Singh in the year 1734. It is an architecture in the service of science.
The words Jantar Mantar literally mean ‘calculating instrument’, it structures the largest stone sundial of the world which is erected from resident stone and marble.
Jantar Mantar conglomerates religion, science and art in a form that transports you back back into time, right back to the yesteryears.
A guide, one of ours would be the perfect person to describe you all about it without which you may leave without understanding this beautiful figurine in-depth.
Overall the place is a scientific masterpiece and an example of excellent engineering.