Monuments in India

Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel on 2nd October 2019, announced that single-use plastic will not be allowed on the premises of historical monuments and within 100 meters of them.

India is rich in culture, legacy structures, sanctuaries, posts, and royal residences. A large portion of the landmarks and fortifications in India reflects the cultural heritage.

Monuments are the representation of India’s tradition and diverse cultural splendor. These monuments in India are the true guarding pillars of outstanding artistic talent. These pieces of marvel are an inspiration for the future generations of India.

UPSC has asked many factual questions about the monuments in India in the IAS Prelims examination.

important Monuments in India is an important static GK topic. For more static GK topics check the page linked here.

In this article, we have compiled a list of the important monument in India, that will help your UPSC preparation.

List of Monuments in India

State Monument Place Built by

Bihar

 

Golghar Patna British Govt.
Pathar Ki Masjid Patna Pervez Shah
Sher Shah’s Tomb Sasaram Sher Shah’s son
Vishnupad Temple Gaya Rani Ahilyabai
 

Delhi

 

Feroz Shah Kotla Delhi Ferozshan Tughlaq
Hauz Khas Delhi Alauddin Khilji
Humayun Tomb Delhi Empress Bega Begum
Jama Masjid Delhi Shahjahan
Jantar-Mantar Delhi Sawai Jai Singh
Khirki Masjid Delhi Ghyasuddin Tughlaq
Lakshmi Narayan Temple Delhi Birla Family
Moti Masjid Delhi Aurangzeb
President House Delhi British Govt.
Purana Qila Delhi Sher Shah Suri
Qutub Minar Delhi Qutubuddin Aibak
Red Fort Delhi Shahjahan
Safdarjung Tomb Delhi Shuja-ud-daula

Gujarat

Sabarmati Ashram Ahmadabad Mahatma Gandhi
 

 

Jammu and Kashmir

Charar-E- Sharif Budgam Zainul Abedin
Nishat Garden Srinagar Asaf Ali
Shalimar Garden Srinagar Jahangir

Karnataka

Gol Gumbaz Bijapur Yaqut of Dabul
 

Maharashtra

 

Ajanta- Ellora Caves Aurangabad Gupta rulers
Bibi Ka Maqbara Aurangabad Aurangzeb
Elephanta Cave Mumbai Rashtrakuta rulers
Gateway Of India Mumbai British Govt.
Kanheri Fort Mumbai Buddhists
 

Odisha

Jagannath Temple Puri Anantavarman Ganga
Sun Temple Konark Narasimhadeva I

Punjab

Golden Temple Amritsar Guru Ramdas
 

 

 

Rajasthan

 

Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra Ajmer Qutubuddin Aibak
Bharatpur Fort Bharatpur Raja Surajmal Singh
Ajmer Sharif Dargah Ajmer Sultan Shyasuddin
Dilwara Jain Temple Mount Abu Siddharaja
Hawa Mahal Jaipur Maharaja Pratap Singh
Jaigarh Fort Jaipur Sawai Jai Singh
Jodhpur Fort Jodhpur Rao Jodha
Nahargarh Fort Jaipur Sawai Jai Singh
Vijaya Stambha Chittorgarh Maharana Kumbha

Tamil Nadu

Saint George Fort Chennai East India Company
 

Telegana

 

Char- Minar Hyderabad Quli Qutub Shah
Makka Masjid Hyderabad Quli Qutub Shah
 

Uttar Pradesh

 

Agra Fort Agra Akbar
Akbar Rsquo Tomb Sikandra Akbar
Anand Bhawan Allahabad Motilal Nehru
Aram Bagh Agra Babur
Bada Imambara Lucknow Asaf-ud-daula
Chhota Imambara Lucknow Muhammad Ali Shah
Deewan-E- Khas Agra Fort Shahjahan
Fatehpur Sikri Agra Akbar
Tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daula Agra Nurjahan
Jama Masjid Agra Shahjahan
Moti Masjid Agra Shahjahan
Sati Burj Mathura Raja Bhagwan Das
Shish Mahal Agra Shahjahan
Taj Mahal Agra Shahjahan
 

 

West Bengal

 

Shantiniketan West Bengal Rabindranath Tagore
Belur Math Kolkata Swami Vivekananda
Victoria Memorial Kolkata British Govt.

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