Travel in Rajasthan, India
A Rajasthani Kid is playing "Ek Tara"
Thar Desert Jaisalmer in Background, Rajasthan, India

Jaipur Tourist Places

  Amber Fort
  Hawa Mahal
  Laxmi Narayan Temple
Albert Hall
  City Palace Complex
  Jantar - Mantar
Central Museum
Meditation & Yoga
Fairs & Festivals
  Shopping Ideas
  Art & Crafts
  Modern Art Gallery
  Sisodiya Garden
  The Jaigarh Fort
  The Nahargarh Fort
  The Gaitor
  The Galta
  Sanganer & Bagru

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  Rajasthan Festival Tour
  Golden Triangle India
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  Rajasthan Heritage Tour
  Pushkar/Golden Triangle
  Rajasthan Music & Dance
  Pushkar and Desert Safari

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Rajasthan Tourist Destinations


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Wildlife Sanctuaries

  Ranthambore National Park
  Bharatpur Birds Sanctuary
  Sariska National Park

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Fairs & Festivals Rajasthan

  Pushkar Fair
  Camel Festival
  Desert Festival
  Elephant Festival
  Mewar Festival
  Camel Festival Pushkar
  Desert Fair Jaisalmer

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Tourist Place in Delhi

Red Fort Jama Masjid
India Gate
National Museum
Parliament House
Jantar Mantar Raj Ghat
Rashtrapati Bhawan
Delhi Zoo Qutab Minar
Birla Temple Appu Ghar

Tourist Destinations of Rajasthan


Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar is the most famous and elaborate observatory of its time. It was constructed in the year 1724 A.D. by Sawai Jai Singh II, even before the city of Jaipur was built, and has been described as the most surrealistic and logical landscape instone.It was built to measure the local time, the sun's declination, altitude, the declination of stars, planets and to determine eclipses .Across the road from the palaces is the famous JANTAR MANTAR one of the five observatories in India . Built by Sawai Jai Singh, this is one of the largest and the best preserved.A passionate hobby of the king in the field of Astronomy, numerology, insighted him to execute this observatory and with the help of skilled labourers, they managed to create a collection of complex astronomical instruments chiselled out of stone and most of which continues to provide accurate information to this day.The most striking instrument is the Brihat Samrat yantra Sundial, an imposing yellow edifice to the far right of the observatory complex which has a 27m high gnomon arm set at an angle of 27degree.The shadow this casts moves up to 4m in an hour, and aids in the calculation of local and meridian pass time and various attributes of the heavenly bodies, including declination the angular distance of a heavenly body from the celestial equator and altitude.This highlight of the observatory has made it a centre of attraction for the tourist visiting Jaipur.

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Amber Fort  Hawa Mahal   Albert Hall  City Palace Complex  Jantar - Mantar
Central Museum  Laxmi Narayan Temple  Meditation & Yoga   Fairs & Festivals
Shopping Ideas  Art & Crafts  Entertainment  Modern Art Gallery  Sisodiya Garden 
The Jaigarh Fort  The Nahargarh Fort  The Gaitor  The Galta  Sanganer & Bagru  Samode 
Ramgarh  Abhaneri  Karauli

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