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:-

 

MONUMENTLOCATION/PLACEBUILT BY

Monuments of Andhra Pradesh

Char MinarHyderabad (AP) Kuli Qutub Shah
Golconda FortHyderabad (AP) Qutub shahi
Group of Buddhist monumentsGuntupalli
Raja & Rani MahalChandragiri
Rock cut HinduTempleAndhra Pradesh
Ruined Buddhist Stupa & Remains Amaravati
Warangal Fort Warangal –

Monuments of Assam

AhomRajasPalaceGurgaon
Group of Maidams Cheraideo
KarangharPalaceJoysagar
RangharPavilionJoysagar
VishnudolJoysagar

Monuments of Bihar

Ancient RemainsVaishali
Gol GharPatna (Bihar)British Government
Harmandir SahibPatna (Bihar)Maharaja RanjitSingh
Padari Ki HaveliPatna (Bihar)Father Capuchin
Pathar Ki MasjidPatna (Bihar)Pervez Shah
Nalanda UniversityBiharKumargupta I
Sher Shah’s TombSasaram (Bihar)Sher Shah’s son(1545D)
Site of Mauryan PalaceKumrahar Patna
Vishnupad TempleGaya (Bihar) Rani Ahilya Bai

Monuments of Chhattisgarh

Ajmergarh FortAmnala
Chitturgarh FortLepha
Danteswari TempleBarsoor
KasigarhFortBawanbadi
Kotagrh Fort Near Bargaon
Laxman TempleSirpur
Malhar Fort Bilaspur

Monuments of Delhi

Firoz shah KotlaDelhiFiroz Shah Tughlaq
Hauz KhasDelhiAlauddin Khilji
Humayun’s TombDelhiHameeda Bano Beghum

(wife of Humayun) 1533 AD

Jama MasjidDelhiShahjahana(1656 AD)
Jantar MantarDelhiSawai Jay Singh
India Gate NewDelhiEdwin Lutyens (Architect)
Khirki MasjidDelhiGhiyasuddin Tughlaq(1354 AD)
Laxmi Narayan TempleDelhiBirla Family
Moti MasjidDelhiAurangzeb 1660 AD
Old Fort

(Purana Quila)

DelhiSher ShahSuri

(16th century)

President HouseDelhiBritish Government
Qutub MinarDelhiQutub ud din Aibak (1193 AD)
Red FortDelhiShahjehan (1639 AD)
Safdar Jung TombDelhiShuja ud daulah

(1754 AD)

Tughlakabad FortDelhi Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

Monuments of Goa 

Arch of Adil Shah’s PalaceOld Goa
Arch of ViceroyOld Goa
Excavated siteChandore
Rock cut cavesArvalem

Monuments of Gujarat

Ashokan rock edictJunagarh
Buddhist CavesJunagarh
Kakaria LakeAhmedabadSultan Qutub ud din
Rani Ki VavPatan (World Heritage Site)
Sabarmati AshramAhmedabadMahatma Gandhi
SunTemple Modhera

Monuments of Hayyana

Suraj Kund Lakarpur
Sheikh Chilli’s Tomb Thaneswar

Monuments of Himachal Pradesh

Kangra FortKangra
Rock Cut CavesMasroor

Monuments of Jammu & Kashmir

Avantiswami Temple Avantipur
Chashma ShahiJammu KashmirAli Mardan Khan
Group of templesKiramchi
Leh PalaceLeh
Nishaat BaghJammu KashmirAsaf Ali
Ram Nagar PalaceRam Nagar        
Shalimar Bagh (Garden)Sri NagarJahangir

Monuments of Karnataka 

Bellary FortBellary
Hampi MonumentsKarnataka
Lal BaghBangaluru (Karnataka)Hyder Ali (1760AD)
Gol Gumbaz (largest dome in India)Bijapur, KarnatakaMuhammad Adil Shah (1656 AD)

Monuments of Kerala

Bekal FortPallkere
Cochin FortKerala Portuguese
Daria Daulat BaghSrirangapatnam
Durga TempleAihole
Fort (Yakkara Desam)Palghat
Group of MonumentsPattadakkal
Keshava TempleSomnathpura
Rock Cut CavesBadami
Temple & Sculpture GalleryLakkundi
Tipu Sultan PalaceBangalore
Vitthala TempleHampi
Zanana EnclosuresHampi

Monuments of Madhya Pradesh

Bagh CavesBagh
Buddhist MonumentsSanchi
Dhar FortDhar (MP) Mohammad Bin Tughlaq
Gwalior FortGwalior
Hoshang Shah’sTombMandu
Kandaria MahadevKhajuraho(MP)Chandela Kings
Laxman TempleChhatarpur (MP)Chandela Rulers
Madan PalaceJabalpur (MP )Raja Madan Shah
Mrignayani PalaceGwalior(MP)Raja Man Singh
Rani Roopmati PavilionMandu
Royal complexMandu
Shahi QuilaBurhanpur
Western Group of MonumentsKhajuraho

Monuments of Maharashtra 

Aga KhanPalacePune
Ajanta CavesAurangabad Gupta Rulers

(4-10th century)

Bibi Ka MaqbaraAurangabad Aurangzeb

(1661 AD)

Daulatabad FortDaulatabad
Elephanta CavesGharapuri MumbaiRashtrakuta rulers

(5-9th century)

Ellora CavesAurangabadRashtrakuta rulers

(6-10th century)

Gateway of IndiaMumbaiBritish Government

20th century

Hirakata Old FortAlibagh
Kanheri CavesMumbaiBuddhist
Kanheri’s FortMumbai (Maharashtra)Buddhists
Pandulena CavesPathardi
Prince of Wales MuseumMumbaiGeorge V
Raigad FortRaigad
ShaniwarwadaPune

Monuments of Odisha

Ancient remains inside and outside the rampartSisupalgarh
Ashoka rock inscriptionJaugada Pandya
Jagannath TemplePuri(Odisha) Chola Gang Dev

(1161 AD)

Linagraj TempleBhubaneswarJajati keshari (11th century)
Mukteswara TempleBhubaneswarYayati Keshari
Raja Rani templeBhubaneswar
Ruins of Buddhist templesLalitagiri & Ratnagiri
Sun TempleKonark (Odisha)Narasingh Dev I (1250 AD)
Udaygiri and Khandagiri CavesBhubaneswarKing Kharavela.

Monuments of Punjab

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

1577AD

Monuments of Rajasthan

Adhai Din Ka JhopdaAjmer (Rajasthan)Qutub ud din Aibak

(1192 AD)

Amber FortJaipur (Rajasthan)Man Singh I 1592 AD
Bharatpur Fort   Bharatpur (Rajasthan)Raja Surajmal Singh
Bundi FortBundi (Rajasthan)Raja Nagar Singh
Chhatra MahalBundi FortRani Chhatrasal
Chittaurgarh FortChittaurgarh
Dargah Ajmer Sharif   Ajmer (Rajasthan)       Sultan Shyasuddin
Deeg PalaceDeeg (Raj) Raja Badan Singh
Dilwara Jain TempleMount Abu (Ra.) Vimal Shah(1582AD)
Fateh SagarUdaipur (Raj) Maharana Fateh Singh
Hawa MahalJaipur (Rajasthan)Maharaja Pratap Singh

(1799AD)

Jaigarh FortJaipur (Rajasthan)Sawai Jai Singh

(1726AD)

Jantar MantarJaipurSawai Jai Singh

(1724-37AD)

Jodhpur FortIodhpur (Raj) Rao Jodha Ji
JunagarhBikaner (Raj) Raja Jai Singh
Kumbhalgath FortKumbhalgarh
Nahargarh FortJaipur (Raj)Sawai Jai Singh

(1734 AD)

Rani Ki BadiBundi (Raj) Rani Nathvati
Ummed PalaceJodhpur (Raj.) Maharaja Ummed Singh
Vijaya StambhaChittorgarh (Raj)Maharana Kumbha

(1448 AD)

Monuments of Tamil Nadu

Chola TempleBrhadisvara
BrihadeshwaraTanjore (TN)Rajaraja chola I 1010 AD
Group of Monuments of MahabalipuramMamallapuram
Kailasanathar Temple

 

Kanchipuram (TN)NarasimhavarmanII (685-705 AD)
Meenakshi TempleMadurai(TN)
Rajgiri & Krishnagiri FortGingee
Rock cut temple

 

Mamallapuram (TN)Mahendravarman-I

(8th century)

St. George FortChennai (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 FortHyderabad (Telangana)Qutub Shahi rulers (16th century)
Macca MasjidHyderabad (Telangana)Quli Qutub Shah

(1694 AD)

Monuments of Uttar Pradesh

Agra Fort  Agra (UP)  Akbar (1573 AD)
Agra cityAgra (UP)  Sikandar Lodi
Akbar’s MausoleumSikandra (UP)Akbar
Akbar’s TombSikandera (UP)Jahangir(1613AD)
Anand BhawanAllahabad (UP)Moti Lal Nehru

(1930AD)

Aram BaghAgra (UP) Babur 1528 AD
Bada ImambadaLucknow (UP)Nawab Asaf Uddaulah

(1785AD)

chhota ImambadaLucknow (U .P.) Mohammad Ali Shah
Dewan-e-KhasAgra Fort (UP) Shahjehan
Excavated SiteSaranath
Fatehpur SikriAgra (UP) Akbar( 16th century)
Jantar MantarVaranasi (UP)Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II(1724-39AD)
Itimad -ud -DaulaAgra (UP)Noorjahan 1628 AD
Jama MasjidAgra (UP)Shahjahan 1648 AD
Khas MahalAgra(UP)Shahjehan
Lord Cornwallis TombGazipur
Man Singh ObservatoryVaranasi
Mariam’s TombSikandaraAgra
Moti MasjidAgra Fort (U.P.)Shahjahan(1635AD)
Old FortJaunpur
Ram BaghAgra
Rani Jhansi Fort (Kila)Jhansi
Rani Jhansi Mahal ResidencyLucknow
Sati BuriMathura (UP)Raja Bhagwan Das
Shish MahalAgra (UP)Shahjahan(1632 AD)
Taj MahalAgra (U.P)Shahjahan(1653 AD)

Monuments of West Bengal

Belur MathKolkata (WB) Swami Vivekanand
Bishnupur Group of TemplesBishnupur
Fort WilliamKolkata (W.B.)Lord Clive
Hazarduari PalaceHazard
Kali Temple.Kolkata (W.B.)Rani Ras Moni
Shanti NiketanW. BengalRabindranath Tagore  
Victoria MemorialKolkata (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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