GK - Historical Monuments of India


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The following table enlists the major monuments of India −

Monuments Constructed by Location
Nalanda University Gupta Dynasty Rajgir, Nalanda (Bihar)
The seven Pagodas of Mahabalipuram Narasimhavarman II Mahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu)
Jagannatha Temple King Anantavarman Chodaganga Deva (Eastern Ganga Dynasty) Puri, Odisha
Lingaraj Temple Somavamsi Dynasty Bhubaneswar, Odhisha
Khajuraho Group of Monuments Chandela Dynasty Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh
Brihadeeswara Temple (also known as RajaRajeswara Temple) Raja Raja Chola I Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
Ajanta Caves Satavahana Dynasty later Mauryan Dynasty Aurangabad, Maharashtra
Ellora Caves Kalachuri, Chalukya, and Rashtrakuta Dynasties Aurangabad, Maharashtra
Agra Fort Mughal Emperor Akbar Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Thousand Pillars Temple (also known as Rudreshwara Swamy Temple) Kakatiya Dynasty Hanamakonda, Telangana
Red Fort Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan Delhi
Taj Mahal Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Konark Sun Temple Narasimhadeva I (Eastern Ganga Dynasty) Konark, Odisha
Fatehpur Sikri Mughal Emperor Akbar Agra, UP
Bibi Ka Maqbara Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb Aurangabad, Maharashtra
Jama Masjid Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan Delhi
Mehrangarh Fort Rao Jodha Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Tajmahal Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Qutub Minar Qutubuddin Aibak Delhi
Makkah Masjid Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah Hyderabad, Telangana
Hawa Mahal Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh Jaipur, Rajasthan
Moti Masjid Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Humayun's Tomb Akbar and Humayun’s wife Empress Bega Begum Delhi
Charminar Quli Qutub Shah Hyderabad, Telangana
Elephanta Caves Not exactly known Mumbai (Harbour), Maharashtra
Bara Imambara Asaf-ud-Daula (Nawab of Awadh) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Dilwara Temples Vastupal-Tejpal Mount Abu, Rajasthan
Gateway of India British Government (Designed by George Wittet) Mumbai City, Maharashtra
India Gate Designed by Edwin Lutyens Delhi
Jantar Mantar Maharaja Jai Singh Delhi
Parana Qila (Old Fort) Shershah Suri Delhi
Golden Temple Fourth Sikh guru, Guru Ram Das Amritsar, Punjab
Victoria Memorial British Government Kolkata, West Bengal
Thillai Natarajah Temple Made collectively by Pallava, Chola, Pandya, etc. Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu
Group of Hampi Monuments Vijayanagara Empire Hampi, Karnataka
Lotus Temple Architect - Fariborz Sahba Delhi


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