Jantar Mantar was built to predict the movement of sun and moon. It is located in Cannaught Place near Janpath.
While you are visiting Delhi Jantar Mantar tour is also included in your siteseeing activity. It is a part of the Indian astronomical heritage and was completed in 1724. The nearest metro station is Janpath and it is just walking distance away from it. This destination is for people who like to explore technical monuments or people who are interested and want to keep involved themselves in our amazing history around scientific achievements. This observatory shows the thirst of Indian people towards science and technology, hundreds of years ago. The entry charge is nominal, maintenance is good and it is neat and clean. We stayed there for about 30 minutes and then left for another destination.