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Jantar Mantar Observatory

General Information

Beginning of works: 1728
Completion: 1743
Status: damaged

Project Type

Function / usage: Observatory

Location

Location: , ,
Coordinates: 26° 55' 29.16" N    75° 49' 28.40" E
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Technical Information

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Notes

Built by Maharadscha and Astronomer Jai Singh II at the center of Jaipur, his newly founded capital. It is based on the observatory of Ulugh Begh at Samarkand built 1394-1449, but is far more accurate.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20019526
  • Date created
    14/02/2006
  • Last Update
    18/11/2017