About Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

Jantar Mantar is an architectural monument with nineteen astronomical instruments with a huge collection of sculptures. The structures, predict the time, track stars and predict the movement of the eclipses and is a UNESCO world heritage site. It is situated near Hawa Mahal and City Palace. It is arranged in a geometrical symmetry and the clock in Jantar Mantar represented the time when the sunlight fell on it. It is a monument which represents uniqueness pertaining to the way it is constructed. It is situated near Hawa Mahal and City Palace. it depicts innovations in architecture with coherent ideas from different religions and beliefs. 

Must See

  • The significant and prominent of the 19 instruments is Samrat yantra which is the largest sundial in the country which is a combination of architectural and astronomical significance
  • Chakra Yantra
  • Dakshin Bhitti Yantra
  • Digamsha Yantra
  • Disha Yantra
  • Dhruva Darshik Pattika
  • Kranti Vritta Yantra

 

How to reach

The visitors can reach the place via Badi Chopar bus stand and Tripolia bazaar.

Taxi: One-Way from:  95Rs -  120Rs

Bus: Rs14 -  Rs20

 

Tips

  • The visitors can visit Jantar Mantar as it is located near the City Palace and Hawa Mahal as they don't have to plan separately for each architectural monument
  • The time to visit will be during midday as the sun will be above the head and the visitors will be able to understand how the readings are taken from each instrument
  • Stay hydrated to withstand the heat
  • Experience the beauty of the astronomical features exhibited in the monument
  • Walk around to explore the ancient architectural innovation

Visit Time

Sunday: 9:00  a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Monday: 9:00  a.m.to 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Thursday: 9:00 a.m.to 4:30 p.m.

Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00  a.m.to 4:30 p.m.

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Waiting Time

1 to 2 hours

 

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Entrance Fee

Yes

Adults: Rs. 200  per person for foreigners.

            Rs.50 per person for Indians.

Children: Rs 15 per person for Indian students

              Rs. 100 per person for foreign students

 

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Time you can spend

30 to 45 minutes

 

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Weather

Haze 22°C

 

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