State Wise Monuments of India List

Dear Readers, In this article I covered the major list of state-wise Monuments of India which gives the information about their location and founded by whom. In India many numbers of monuments are present, but here we provide important Monuments of India which is important static GK  helpful for Railway NTPC, Group-D, SSC, Banking, and all competitive examination.

 

Monuments of India :

Monuments of India include culture, traditions, heritage buildings, temples, forts, and palaces. Few of them are most visited Heritage Sites in India which are a collection of beautiful temples, palaces, aquatic structures, ancient market streets, royal pavilions, bastions, royal platforms, and treasury buildings. The oldest monuments in India are the Hawa Mahal. The world’s tallest and biggest statue of 182m (600ft) high tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, a hero in India’s independence struggle, in Gujarat state.

List of Important Monuments of India are:-

 

MONUMENT LOCATION/PLACE BUILT BY

Monuments of Andhra Pradesh

Char Minar Hyderabad (AP)  Kuli Qutub Shah
Golconda Fort Hyderabad (AP)  Qutub shahi
Group of Buddhist monuments Guntupalli
Raja & Rani Mahal Chandragiri
Rock cut HinduTemple Andhra Pradesh
Ruined Buddhist Stupa & Remains  Amaravati
Warangal Fort  Warangal  –

Monuments of Assam

AhomRajasPalace Gurgaon
Group of Maidams  Cheraideo
KarangharPalace Joysagar
RangharPavilion Joysagar
Vishnudol Joysagar

Monuments of Bihar

Ancient Remains Vaishali
Gol Ghar Patna (Bihar) British Government
Harmandir Sahib Patna (Bihar) Maharaja RanjitSingh
Padari Ki Haveli Patna (Bihar) Father Capuchin
Pathar Ki Masjid Patna (Bihar) Pervez Shah
Nalanda University Bihar Kumargupta I
Sher Shah’s Tomb Sasaram (Bihar) Sher Shah’s son(1545D)
Site of Mauryan Palace Kumrahar Patna
Vishnupad Temple Gaya (Bihar)  Rani Ahilya Bai

Monuments of Chhattisgarh

Ajmergarh Fort Amnala
Chitturgarh Fort Lepha
Danteswari Temple Barsoor
KasigarhFort Bawanbadi
Kotagrh Fort  Near Bargaon
Laxman Temple Sirpur
Malhar Fort  Bilaspur

Monuments of Delhi

Firoz shah Kotla Delhi Firoz Shah Tughlaq
Hauz Khas Delhi Alauddin Khilji
Humayun’s Tomb Delhi Hameeda Bano Beghum

(wife of Humayun) 1533 AD

Jama Masjid Delhi Shahjahana(1656 AD)
Jantar Mantar Delhi Sawai Jay Singh
India Gate New Delhi Edwin Lutyens (Architect)
Khirki Masjid Delhi Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq(1354 AD)
Laxmi Narayan Temple Delhi Birla Family
Moti Masjid Delhi Aurangzeb 1660 AD
Old Fort

(Purana Quila)

Delhi Sher ShahSuri

(16th century)

President House Delhi British Government
Qutub Minar Delhi Qutub ud din Aibak (1193 AD)
Red Fort Delhi Shahjehan (1639 AD)
Safdar Jung Tomb Delhi Shuja ud daulah

(1754 AD)

Tughlakabad Fort Delhi  Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

Monuments of Goa 

Arch of Adil Shah’s Palace Old Goa
Arch of Viceroy Old Goa
Excavated site Chandore
Rock cut caves Arvalem

Monuments of Gujarat

Ashokan rock edict Junagarh
Buddhist Caves Junagarh
Kakaria Lake Ahmedabad Sultan Qutub ud din
Rani Ki Vav Patan (World Heritage Site)
Sabarmati Ashram Ahmedabad Mahatma Gandhi
SunTemple  Modhera

Monuments of Hayyana

Suraj Kund  Lakarpur
Sheikh Chilli’s Tomb  Thaneswar

Monuments of Himachal Pradesh

Kangra Fort Kangra
Rock Cut Caves Masroor

Monuments of Jammu & Kashmir

Avantiswami Temple  Avantipur
Chashma Shahi Jammu Kashmir Ali Mardan Khan
Group of temples Kiramchi
Leh Palace Leh
Nishaat Bagh Jammu Kashmir Asaf Ali
Ram Nagar Palace Ram Nagar        
Shalimar Bagh (Garden) Sri Nagar Jahangir

Monuments of Karnataka 

Bellary Fort Bellary
Hampi Monuments Karnataka
Lal Bagh Bangaluru (Karnataka) Hyder Ali (1760AD)
Gol Gumbaz (largest dome in India) Bijapur, Karnataka Muhammad Adil Shah (1656 AD)

Monuments of Kerala

Bekal Fort Pallkere
Cochin Fort Kerala  Portuguese
Daria Daulat Bagh Srirangapatnam
Durga Temple Aihole
Fort (Yakkara Desam) Palghat
Group of Monuments Pattadakkal
Keshava Temple Somnathpura
Rock Cut Caves Badami
Temple & Sculpture Gallery Lakkundi
Tipu Sultan Palace Bangalore
Vitthala Temple Hampi
Zanana Enclosures Hampi

Monuments of Madhya Pradesh

Bagh Caves Bagh
Buddhist Monuments Sanchi
Dhar Fort Dhar (MP)  Mohammad Bin Tughlaq
Gwalior Fort Gwalior
Hoshang Shah’sTomb Mandu
Kandaria Mahadev Khajuraho(MP) Chandela Kings
Laxman Temple Chhatarpur (MP) Chandela Rulers
Madan Palace Jabalpur (MP ) Raja Madan Shah
Mrignayani Palace Gwalior(MP) Raja Man Singh
Rani Roopmati Pavilion Mandu
Royal complex Mandu
Shahi Quila Burhanpur
Western Group of Monuments Khajuraho

Monuments of Maharashtra 

Aga KhanPalace Pune
Ajanta Caves Aurangabad  Gupta Rulers

(4-10th century)

Bibi Ka Maqbara Aurangabad  Aurangzeb

(1661 AD)

Daulatabad Fort Daulatabad
Elephanta Caves Gharapuri Mumbai Rashtrakuta rulers

(5-9th century)

Ellora Caves Aurangabad Rashtrakuta rulers

(6-10th century)

Gateway of India Mumbai British Government

20th century

Hirakata Old Fort Alibagh
Kanheri Caves Mumbai Buddhist
Kanheri’s Fort Mumbai (Maharashtra) Buddhists
Pandulena Caves Pathardi
Prince of Wales Museum Mumbai George V
Raigad Fort Raigad
Shaniwarwada Pune

Monuments of Odisha

Ancient remains inside and outside the rampart Sisupalgarh
Ashoka rock inscription Jaugada Pandya
Jagannath Temple Puri(Odisha)  Chola Gang Dev

(1161 AD)

Linagraj Temple Bhubaneswar Jajati keshari (11th century)
Mukteswara Temple Bhubaneswar Yayati Keshari
Raja Rani temple Bhubaneswar
Ruins of Buddhist temples Lalitagiri & Ratnagiri
Sun Temple Konark (Odisha) Narasingh Dev I (1250 AD)
Udaygiri and Khandagiri Caves Bhubaneswar King Kharavela.

Monuments of Punjab

Swarna Mandir (Golden Temple) Amritsar (Punjab) Guru Ramdas

1577AD

Monuments of Rajasthan

Adhai Din Ka Jhopda Ajmer (Rajasthan) Qutub ud din Aibak

(1192 AD)

Amber Fort Jaipur (Rajasthan) Man Singh I 1592 AD
Bharatpur Fort    Bharatpur (Rajasthan) Raja Surajmal Singh
Bundi Fort Bundi (Rajasthan) Raja Nagar Singh
Chhatra Mahal Bundi Fort Rani Chhatrasal
Chittaurgarh Fort Chittaurgarh
Dargah Ajmer Sharif    Ajmer (Rajasthan)        Sultan Shyasuddin
Deeg Palace Deeg (Raj)  Raja Badan Singh
Dilwara Jain Temple Mount Abu (Ra.)  Vimal Shah(1582AD)
Fateh Sagar Udaipur (Raj)  Maharana Fateh Singh
Hawa Mahal Jaipur (Rajasthan) Maharaja Pratap Singh

(1799AD)

Jaigarh Fort Jaipur (Rajasthan) Sawai Jai Singh

(1726AD)

Jantar Mantar Jaipur Sawai Jai Singh

(1724-37AD)

Jodhpur Fort Iodhpur (Raj)  Rao Jodha Ji
Junagarh Bikaner (Raj)  Raja Jai Singh
Kumbhalgath Fort Kumbhalgarh
Nahargarh Fort Jaipur (Raj) Sawai Jai Singh

(1734 AD)

Rani Ki Badi Bundi (Raj)  Rani Nathvati
Ummed Palace Jodhpur (Raj.)  Maharaja Ummed Singh
Vijaya Stambha Chittorgarh (Raj) Maharana Kumbha

(1448 AD)

Monuments of Tamil Nadu

Chola Temple Brhadisvara
Brihadeshwara Tanjore (TN) Rajaraja chola I 1010 AD
Group of Monuments of Mahabalipuram Mamallapuram
Kailasanathar Temple

 

Kanchipuram (TN) NarasimhavarmanII (685-705 AD)
Meenakshi Temple Madurai(TN)
Rajgiri & Krishnagiri Fort Gingee
Rock cut temple

 

Mamallapuram (TN) Mahendravarman-I

(8th century)

St. George Fort Chennai (TN)  East India Company (1644 AD)
Shore temple

 

Mamallapuram (TN) NarasimhavarmanII

(8th century)

Telangana Monuments

Char- Minar

 

Hyderabad (Telangana) Quli Qutub Shah

(1591 AD)

Golconda Fort Hyderabad (Telangana) Qutub Shahi rulers (16th century)
Macca Masjid Hyderabad (Telangana) Quli Qutub Shah

(1694 AD)

Monuments of Uttar Pradesh

Agra Fort   Agra (UP)   Akbar (1573 AD)
Agra city Agra (UP)   Sikandar Lodi
Akbar’s Mausoleum Sikandra (UP) Akbar
Akbar’s Tomb Sikandera (UP) Jahangir(1613AD)
Anand Bhawan Allahabad (UP) Moti Lal Nehru

(1930AD)

Aram Bagh Agra (UP)  Babur 1528 AD
Bada Imambada Lucknow (UP) Nawab Asaf Uddaulah

(1785AD)

chhota Imambada Lucknow (U .P.)  Mohammad Ali Shah
Dewan-e-Khas Agra Fort (UP)  Shahjehan
Excavated Site Saranath
Fatehpur Sikri Agra (UP)  Akbar( 16th century)
Jantar Mantar Varanasi (UP) Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II(1724-39AD)
Itimad -ud -Daula Agra (UP) Noorjahan 1628 AD
Jama Masjid Agra (UP) Shahjahan 1648 AD
Khas Mahal Agra(UP) Shahjehan
Lord Cornwallis Tomb Gazipur
Man Singh Observatory Varanasi
Mariam’s Tomb Sikandara Agra
Moti Masjid Agra Fort (U.P.) Shahjahan(1635AD)
Old Fort Jaunpur
Ram Bagh Agra
Rani Jhansi Fort (Kila) Jhansi
Rani Jhansi Mahal Residency Lucknow
Sati Buri Mathura (UP) Raja Bhagwan Das
Shish Mahal Agra (UP) Shahjahan(1632 AD)
Taj Mahal Agra (U.P) Shahjahan(1653 AD)

Monuments of West Bengal

Belur Math Kolkata (WB)  Swami Vivekanand
Bishnupur Group of Temples Bishnupur
Fort William Kolkata (W.B.) Lord Clive
Hazarduari Palace Hazard
Kali Temple. Kolkata (W.B.) Rani Ras Moni
Shanti Niketan W. Bengal Rabindranath Tagore  
Victoria Memorial Kolkata (WB) British Govt. ( 1921 AD)

 

Other important static GK for competitive examination are:-

Conclusion:

I think I covered major monuments of India which Important gk exam-oriented. If you find some other monument please leave a comment in the comments box, then I will add this.

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