Man Singh Observatory is placed in Varanasi. Situated adjacent to the prestigious Dashashvamedh ghat in Varanasi, the famous palace Man Mahal is typically referred to as Man Mandir, and is sited on the western bank of river Ganga. A beautiful instance of Mughal-Rajput architecture, the fort has stone balconied windows and wonderfully embellished ceiling. The fortress is stated to had been constructed in around 1600 A.D.
With the aid of Man Singh, the ruler of Amber and a celebrated General of the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar. Primarily famed for its masonry observatory, the Man Singh Observatory turned into introduced to the palace in round 1737 A.D by Sawai Jai Singh II, who become a extraordinary astronomer, and the founder of Jaipur city and a successor of Raja Man Singh. Famed for inventing a numerous wide variety of tables, contraptions and formulae, Sawai Jai Singh II even built 5 masonry observatories located at Delhi, Ujjain, Jaipur, Varanasi and Mathura.
Jagannath, an astronomer, organized the plan of the observatory within the palace of Man Mahal and an architect named Sardar Mohan from Jaipur, who labored underneath the vigil and steering of Sadashiva, done his paintings. Samrat Yantra meaning small and huge, Nadivalaya Yantra, Digamsa Yantra, Dakshinottara Bhitti Yantra and Chakra Yantra are the maximum vital gadgets in this observatory.