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India is a country which is known for it's culture and historical importance Monuments.

India is a country of diverse traditions, cultures and religions, which is also reflected in various historical places and monuments in the country.India had been ruled by different rulers and empires, all of them have left their mark on the country in form of various monuments.

India is rich in culture,tradition and heritage buildings, temples, forts and palaces. The Famous Indian Monuments Old Goa Churches,The Taj Mahal, Qutab minar, Charminar, Red fort and Jantar mantar are the few most visited Heritage Sites in India. These Historical Monuments are the only wealth of Indian tourism along with other World Heritage Sites and Nature tourism places like wild parks and ancient temples of south India.

Historical Monuments of India

Historical Monuments of India

Victoria Memorial

Victoria Memorial, one of India’s most beautiful monuments, represent a unique combination of classical European architecture and Mughal motifs. The domed and white marble museum sprawls over 64 acres and is set in a landscaped garden at the southern side of the Kolkata’s maidan (ground) near Jawaharlal Nehru Road.

Mysore Palace

The most popular tourist destination of India after Taj Mahal, Mysore Palace is the official residence of royal family of Mysore (city of palaces) whose construction started in 1897 and completed in 1912. It a place you will never find anywhere else in this world, royalty is delivered from every part of it, it is like the Indian version of royal palace for the Queen of England.

Hawa Mahal

The great monuments of the royal Rajputs of Rajasthan, Hawa Mahal also Palace of Winds is situated in the heart of pink city and the capital of Rajasthan,Jaipur. The pyramid shape five-story palace is constructed by red and pink sandstone by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh for women’s of royal families. Hawa Mahal is one of the major tourist attraction of Jaipur as well as in the royal state Rajasthan.

Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar is next on this list, which is another popular tourist destination in Delhi and visited by a large numeber of tourists every year. Qutub Minar is one of the largest minar in India with a height of more than 70 metres. Qutub Minar was added into the list of World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the year 1993.

Gateway of India

Gateway of India

Fatehpur Sikri

First start with name of this city “fatehpur sikri”.Are you know why this city has name fatehpur sikri?There is a small story behind this name this city was known as sikrigrah and built by Maharaja sangram singh who is the last emperor of Rajput Raja.Akbar attacks at this city many times but when he attacks at seventh time Rajput left the city Sikrigrah and because of these sikrigrah was named fatehpur sikri(victory on sikri).

Gateway of India

Gateway of India is the most notable landmark of Mumbai. The construction of gateway of India completed in 1924, foundation laid in the year 1911, used Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. The main intention behind the construction of this colossal structure is to commemorate the arrival of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai, visited in 1911. Gateway of India have large significance of British India and British emperor. Visitors can also see the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj opposite of this monument, An Indian warrior king of 17th century. The most popular Taj Mahal Palace and hotel also situated near to Gateway of India.

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal, the pinnacle of Mughal architecture, was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (1628-1658), grandson of Akbar the great, in the memory of his queen Arjumand Bano Begum, entitled ‘Mumtaz Mahal’. Mumtaz Mahal was a niece of empress Nur Jahan and granddaughter of Mirza Ghias Beg I’timad-ud-Daula, wazir of emperor Jehangir. She was born in 1593 and died in 1631, during the birth of her fourteenth child at Burhanpur.