Historical Monuments

Indian History is full of the rise and fall of many kingdoms and empires. Monuments, built the kings and they perform of every period throw light on the past history of India. These monuments exhibit the glory of India and are part of our cultural heritage. Almost all states of India boast of some or the other important historical monuments. Thousands of tourists visit India to have a glimpse of its important historical places.

Most of these Indian monuments were primarily built under the regime of Rajputana, Dravidian and Mughal emperors. The monuments of India are speaking stones of the glory of its rulers and the brilliance of artisans in ancient India. Due to the incredible beauty of India and the constant efforts of the government in maintaining the heritage sites, India tourism has flourished rapidly witnessing an increase in the number of travellers from all around the world. Some of the well-preserved monuments in the different parts of the country are Red Fort (North), Sun Temple Konark (East), Amer Fort (West) and Charminar (South).

List of Historical Monuments in India

Tajmahal

Shah Jahan
1632 - 1653
Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Taj Mahal is a one of the great Indian historical monument Read More

Red Fort

Shah Jahan
1639 - 1648
Delhi, India

This monument holds atmost importance in Modern Indian History. Read More

Qutub Minar

Qutab-ud-din
1193
Delhi, India

The Qutub Minar is the second tallest and the most attractive Read More

India Gate

Edwin Lutyens
1921
Delhi, India

The India Gate is yet another historic and majestic monument in New Delhi. It was built, as a tribute to the Indian soldiers Read More

Golden Temple

Guru Ram Das
1581
Amritsar, Punjab, India

The 'Golden Temple' in Amritsar is the holiest shrine of the Sikh region. Read More

Mysore Palace

Maharani Pramoda, Devi Wadiyar
1897 - 1912
Mysore, India

Mysore Palace is one of the most visited monuments in India. Read More

Sanchi Stupa

Emperor Ashoka
3rd century BCE
Sanchi Town, Madhya Pradesh, India

The 'Sanchi Stupa' is located about 46 km away from Bhopal in a small place called Sanchi. Read More

Charminar

Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah
1591
Hyderabad, Telangana

Charminar is a historic monument which is constructed in 1591. Charminar is a monument and as well as it is a mosque that is located in Hyderabad,

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Golconda Fort

Quli Qutb-ul-Mulk
1487 - 1543
Hyderabad, Telangana

A majestic fortress on the outskirts of Hyderabad, Read More

Hawa Mahal

Pratap Singh
1799
Jaipur, India

Hawa Mahal is a magnificent architectural monument in the pink city – Jaipur. Read More

Ajanta Ellora Caves

Chalukya and Rashtrakuta
2nd Century BC to 6th Century AD
Aurangabad District, Maharashtra, India

The Ajanta and Ellora caves near Aurangabad are India's contribution to the world of art. Read More

Khajuraho Monuments

Chandella
10th to the 13th Century CE
Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

The name Khajuraho is derived from its Sanskrit nomenclature ‘Kharjuravahaka’ Read More

Konark Sun Temple

Narasimhadeva
1238-1250 CE
Konark, Odisha, India

The Konark Temple is the most exciting tourist attraction in Orissa. Read More

Victoria Memorial

William Emerson, Vincent Esch
Between 1906 and 1921
Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Victoria Memorial is one of the most elegant and grand monuments in the heart of Kolkata. Read More

Bahai Temple

Fariborz Sahba
1986
Delhi, India

The Lotus Temple is one of the most Read More

Kumbhalgarh Fort

Rana Kumbha
15th century
Rajsamand district, Rajasthan, India

The fort that has made its mark in history Read More

Basilica of Bom Jesus

Juliao Simao, Domingos Fernandes
1594 - 1605
Goa, India

The Basilica of Bom Jesus, located in Goa, Read More

Meenakshi Amman Temple

Viswanatha Nayak
14th Century
Madurai Main, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Meenakshi Amman Temple, also known as Minakshi-Sundareshwara Temple, Read More