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Jantar Mantar Jaipur

The Jantar Mantar is an astronomical garden observatory. The name, from Sanskrit, can be translated as 'Magical Device'. It was built for the Maharaja Jai Singh II (1693 -1743) in the centre of Jaipur.The instruments were used to observe the movements of sun, moon, planets and stars.

Jaipur, India

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