Top famous most visited monument of India | Historical Building in India

Top famous most visited monument of India | Historical Building in India

Top famous most visited monument of India: In the Asia-Pacific region, India is famous all over the world due to its culture, traditions and diversity of religions.The history of India has been very glorious, the rulers of ancient times had built many historical monuments in the country during their reign. A monument is a structure that is specially made in memory of an individual or important event.

Amazing and Famous Historical Monument in India For Tourists and Kids

Taj Mahal

Through this post, you can find information about the most famous Indian monuments such as Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Gateway of India, St. Cathedral Church, Qutub Minar, Charminar, Rani ki vav, Gol Gumbaz, Buland Darwaza,Cellular Jail, Sanchi Stupa.

List of Top Most visited Historical Monuments of India

1.Taj Mahal

This wonder of the world considered to be the symbol of love.This is India’s pride. This wonderful monument was built with white marble in the memory of Shahjahan’s Begum Mumtaz. Every person in the world has a desire to see the Taj Mahal as it is called the Temple of Love. Located on the bank of the river Yamuna, this building is an unforgettable place.In 1631, the empire of Shah Jahan waved his crown of victory everywhere.Among all the queens of Shahjahan, his favorite queen was Mumtaz Mahal.But the Persian Begum Mumtaz Mahal died when giving birth to his fourteenth child, the name of his fourteenth child was Gauhar Begum.
Taj Mahal was constructed in the memory of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (from reign 1628 to 1658) in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, the construction work of the Taj Mahal began in 1632.Shah Jahan wanted the world to remember Mumtaz and his love story, that is why he wanted to make some historical heritage in his memory. So that Taj Mahal was built.Taj Mahal is a World Heritage Tomb located in the Agra city of India, situated on the banks of river Yamuna.


2.The Red Fort

The Red Fort

The Red Fort was the residence of the Mughal empire until 1857. Red Fort is in Delhi. During the Mughal regime, the Red Fort was in the form of the main fort, almost all the events of the British used to be in the Red Fort.The Red Fort was built in 1648 by the fifth Mughal Empire Shah Jahan as its castle. Red Fort was completely made of red stones so its name was Red Fort.This fort is built near the river Yamuna, and due to this the wall of the Red Fort also looks spectacular. The construction of the Red Fort was started on 13th May 1638.It was completed in 1648 under the control of Shah Jahan.


3.India Gate

India Gate

India Gate (Actually it is also called the All India War Memorial) is a war memorial. Rajpath, which is built in New Delhi, was also known as Kingsway in ancient times.Originally known as All India War Memorial, this monument was built by the British rulers in memory of the 82,000 Indian soldiers who were martyred in the First World War and Afghan wars by joining the British Army. The names of 13,300 soldiers, including some soldiers and officers of the United Kingdom, are engraved on the gate, made of red and yellow sandstone.

4.St. Cathedral Church

St. Cathedral Church

It is one of the largest churches in India. It is located in Goa. This cathedral church is dedicated to the Catherine of Alexandria. These churches were built in honor of the victory over the Muslim army by the Portuguese army. The construction of this church was started in 1562 and it was completed in 1619.

5.Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar

Perhaps you will not know that Qutub Minar is the tallest brick tower in the world,Its height is 120 meters. It is India’s second largest tower. Fateh Burj Towers is the largest tower in India.The history of Qutub Minar dates from ancient times,The nearby campus of Qutub Minar is surrounded by the Qutub complex, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Qutub Minar is established in Mehrauli part of Delhi. This tower is made of red stone and marble,There are 379 stairs round stairs inside the tower. Qutub Minar Station is the closest station from Delhi Metro.



Charminar was built in 1591 CE, built in Hyderabad city of Telangana state of India. This building is a monument and a mosque.This monument is the global heritage of Hyderabad as well as the Charminar is one of the main monuments of India.The Charminar has been built on the eastern coast of Musée River.Lad market to the left of Charminar and the Mecca Masjid on the south side. In the Archaeological and Architectural Treasure, it is included in the “list of monuments”.The English name of Charminar is made up of the variation of the word four and Tower, the English name of it is “Four Towers”.

7.Rani ki Vav


Rani ki Vav

Rani ki Vav is a bawdi, which is located in the Patan village of Gujarat in India. This is situated on the banks of the Saraswati river. It was also included on the UNESCO World Heritage site on June 22, 2014.It was built a long time ago in ancient times.

8.Gol Gumbaz

Gol Gumbaz

There are many such tombs in India, which are famous in the whole world,One of them is Gol Gumbaz, which is the second largest mausoleum in the world and is India’s first largest mausoleum and is located in Bijapur city of Karnataka state. This mausoleum is also known as Gol Gumbaz. This dome is considered the victory pillar of the southern architecture.The area of this beautiful and huge dome is about 18 thousand 337 sq ft. While its height is about 175 feet. Let me tell you that the inner part of this dome is made in such a way that everyone is surprised.The inner part of the round dome is hinged with no support, i.e. the round dome is completely hollow from inside.The surprising thing is that science has not been able to curtail from this mystery so far. This dome is also slightly smaller than the Pantheon Saint Peter-Gerzee dome of Rome.

9.Cellular Jail

Cellular Jail

Cellular Jail is also known as “Kala pani Jail”.It is a colonial prison built on the Andaman Nicobar island of India. This prison was used by the British to capture political prisoners.When India was struggling for independence, many freedom fighters like Batukeshwar Dutt, Yogeshwar Shukla, and Vinayak Damodar Savarkar were kept in this jail. Today the prison premises has been given the title of National Monument.The prison was built between 1896 and 1906, and the Andaman Islands were used by the British to capture the prisoners after the Sepoy Rebellion in 1857.

10.Sanchi Stupa

Sanchi Stupa

The Buddhist Vihar of Sanchi is famous for the great stupa which is located in the city of Sanchi in Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh, India and is 46 kilometers north-east of Bhopal.The construction work of Sanchi Stupa was handed over to Ashoka the Great’s wife Devi, who was the daughter of the trader of Vidisha.In the first century, there were four gates made. The Stupa of Sanchi was constructed from the bricks at the time of Maurya.

11.Buland Darwaza

Buland Darwaza

Buland Darwaza is the world’s largest and tallest gateway, and is also the best example of Mughal architecture. Looking at this, we get the idea of the greatness of Akbar’s empire.Construction of Buland Darwaza in 1601 AD, Akbar built in the happiness of his victory over Gujarat. It is also the main entrance to Fatehpur Sikri’s palace, Fatehpur Sikri is a village, 43 km away from Agra, India.Buland Darwaza is in Fatehpur Sikri, which is 43 km away from Agra. It is also the main entrance to Fatehpur Sikri Mahal.One of the most interesting and attractive art forms of the Mughal period is Buland Darwaza. It took 12 years to build this Mughal heritage. This historical heritage attracts both lovers of history and architecture.

12.The Gateway of India

The Gateway of India

The Gateway of India is one of the most popular and historic heritage of India built in the British era. Along with this, it is also the center of the main attraction of tourists.The Gateway of India is located in the Mumbai city of India, in front of the hotel Taj. This historical heritage reminds Mumbai’s rich colonial history.This is India’s first heritage, which welcomes tourists coming from the sea
it is known as the entryway of India for vessels originating from the Arabian Sea.

13.Akbar’s tomb


Akbar’s tomb

Akbar’s tomb was built by Emperor Akbar himself, but it could not be completed when he survived, after which it was completed by the Jahangir, which was the son of Akbar.Akbar’s tomb was built by Emperor Akbar himself, but it could not be completed when he survived,after which it was completed by the Jahangir, which was the son of Akbar.
Construction of Akbar’s tomb began in 1605, which was completed in 1613 and it took almost eight years to complete its construction.This mausoleum is four kilometers from Agra, it is called Sikandra. Later it was named Sikandra by Sikandar Lodhi. Its first floor was constructed by Akbar, but after his death, the remaining four floors were made.

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