Month: June 2015

Jantar Mahal

Originally posted on Kevin Standage:
The Jantar Mantar is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments (or observatory), built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh. In total he constructed five such collections of instruments across India, the Jantar Mantar is the best preserved. The observatory consists of fourteen…

Ranakpur

Originally posted on Kevin Standage:
Ranakpur is Rajasthan’s best known Jain temple, located about 60km north of Udaipur it’s easily visited as a day excursion from the city. Tripods are not permitted, and please remember to bring a shawl to cover yourself and not to bring any item…