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Monuments of India

11. Amber Fort

Amber Fort

Amber Fort, located in Amber, 11 kilometers from Jaipur, is one of the most famous forts in Rajasthan. Bitter, originally, was the state capital before Jaipur. It is an old fort built in 1592 by Raja Man Singh I. This fortress is also known as the Amer Palace.

They were built on the basis of a particular science called Vaastu Shastra and this proved to be very beneficial for the structure.


12. Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal, Monuments of India with Images

Hawa Mahal is built in red and pink sandstone. The palace is located on the outskirts of the City Palace in Jaipur and extends to Zenana, or women’s rooms.

The structure was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. He was so inspired by the unique structure of Khetri Mahal that he built this great historic palace.


13. Jantar Mantar (Jaipur)

Jantar Mantar (Jaipur), Monuments of India Images

Jantar Mantar monument is a compilation of 19 astronomical architectural instruments which is located in Jaipur, Rajasthan, constructed by the Rajput King Sawai Jai Singh II.

It was completed in 1738 AD There is Jantar-Mantar throughout India, namely Delhi, Jaipur, Ujjain, Varanasi, and Mathura.


14. Gwalior Fort

Gwalior Fort, Monuments of India List

Gwalior Fort is a hill near Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, in central India. The current fort includes a defensive structure and 2 main palaces, Gujari Mahal and Man Mandir, built by Man Singh Tomar (around the 15th century).

The Gujari Mahal Palace was built for Queen Mrignayani.


15. Agra Fort

Agra Fort, Monuments of India List

In the Mughal dynasty (1638) this fort was the main residence for the emperors when the capital of India was moved from Agra to Delhi.

In 1983, Agra Fort was cataloged as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is about 2.5 km northwest of its most famous twin monument, the Taj Mahal.


16. Ajanta Caves

Ajanta Caves, Monuments of India

The Ajanta Caves, near Aurangabad, are famous for their architecture, sculptures, and murals. The caves have been declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

The 29 caves cut in the rock in Ajanta were built between the 2nd century BC and the 8th century AD.


17. Ellora Caves

Ellora Caves

With an extension of more than 2 km, these caves are an exhibition of the architectural wonders of ancient India.

It is believed that the Ellora Caves in Aurangabad were excavated on the vertical flank of the Charanandri hills between the 6th and 10th centuries. … A group of caves was built in the 10th century.


18. Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri is a real city located 40 km west of Agra, in Uttar Pradesh, in northern India. It is a UNESCO world heritage site for its unique characteristics and is one of the main destinations of India.

This city served as the capital of the Mughal Empire in the 15th century. Akbar, the great emperor of the Mughal dynasty, planned this glorious city.


19. Konark Sun Temple

Konark Sun Temple

The Konark Sun Temple is a Hindu temple of the XIII century dedicated to the sun god. With the shape of a giant chariot, the temple is known for its exquisite stone carvings that cover the entire structure.

It is the most famous tourist destination of Orissa and has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1984.


20. Charminar

Charminar

The Charminar is a monument in Hyderabad, India. The structure was built in 1591 AD. It is the most famous building in Hyderabad and also one of the most famous buildings in India.

It was built by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shahi to celebrate the end of the plague disease.

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