Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh of Jaipur had not built the observatory at

(A) Ujjain
(B) Varanasi
(C) Mathura
(D) Allahabad

Correct Answer : Allahabad
Question Asked : UPPCS (Mains) 2014
Explanation : Sawai Jai Singh (1681-1743 A.D.) of Amber was a great Rajput king of the 18th century. He established” Jaipur” city and made it the centre of science and art. He was a great astronomer. He constructed well-equipped observatories in Delhi, Jaipur, Ujjain, Mathura and Varanasi. He prepared a set of chart named Jiz Muhammad Shahi for ease in astronomical observation journals. He translated Euclid’s “Geometry” in Sanskrit. He organized two Ashwamedh sacrifices during his reign.
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