About Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur built five Jantar Mantars in  eighteenth century: New Delhi, Jaipur, Ujjain, Mathura, and Varanasi. These completed between 1724 and 1735. It consists of about 20 primary stationary instruments. These are massive brick replicas of well-known instruments, many of which have unique qualities of …

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It is situated around the peak of Nanda Devi (7816 m) in the state of Uttarakhandin northern India. Important Points: The park encompasses the Nanda Devi Sanctuary, a glacial basin surrounded by a ring of peaks, and drained by the Rishi Ganga through the Rishi Ganga Gorge. The Park was …

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‘Falling rupee positive for growth of inbound tourism’

Will however be a ‘negative’ for outbound tourists: industry The sharp depreciation of the rupee against major currencies will help inbound tourism to grow while outbound travel will be hit. “A weakened rupee has made India a cheaper foreign destination,” said Subhash Goyal, Chairman, Assocham Tourism Committee. “We expect inbound …

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