As far as wildlife is concerned, the Indian peninsula is a continent in itself where the sheer diversity of the wildlife astounds you with more than 350 species of mammals and 1200 avifauna species in the country.
The people want to do only one thing in the cities during the summers – they want to get away from it. They want a cool getaway in India itself where they can have some respite from the scorching heat of the plains.
There are a wide range of monuments in Rajasthan that are the definitive word in architectural brilliance and decorative opulence. Historical Rajasthan monuments are a symbol of the colourful history of Rajasthan and have captivated the interest of all tourists to the State.
The Jantar Mantar is located in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. This architectural wonder is one of the most famous historical Rajasthan monuments and is the perfect mixture of science and religion.
This astronomical observatory has still not lost its veneer of beauty and grace, which is a tribute to the builders and skilled craftsmanship that made this building possible. Built by astronomer extraordinaire Sawai Jai Singh II, the Jantar Mantar, is a testament of the scientific endeavour that was prevalent in that era.
Not only was the Maharajah of Amber, passionate about astronomy but he was also a person who gave due importance to fine architecture. This is reflected in the structural design of the Jantar Mantar. Experts have called the construction of Jantar Mantar an amalgamation of the surreal and the logical
It is a truly fascinating piece of art that is a collection of corners, curves, colors, and stone in a single complex.