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About Astronomical Observatory

If star gazing is on your to-do list, block your evening to visit Nainital Astronomical Observatory. Located 9 Km south of the city, the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Science is perched on the top of Manora Peak, 1951 metres above sea level. You can see the moon, stars and other celestial bodies through four high-power telescopes at this attraction near Nainital. Do not forget to fix the time slot and take prior permission from the authorities before visiting this place.

Pro Tip: Prior permission is necessary to visit this place. Book your time slot on clear moonlit nights.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Evening
  • Facilities Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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