Jantar Mantar is an observatory built in 1724, by a Hindu king Sawai Jai Singh II at India's capital city New Delhi. Now obsolete, the observatory lies in the center of a pleasant park surrounded by high-rises. It consists of 13 architectural astronomy instruments.
Sunrise at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, India.
The brick & plaster astronomical instruments in Jantar Mantar, New Delhi India.
A lonely morning at New Delhi's Jantar Mantar.
Jantar Mantar - Perspective
In the early 18th century, Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five Jantar Mantars in total, in New Delhi, Jaipur, Ujjain, Mathura and Varanasi; they were completed between 1724 and 1735.
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