The Taj Mahal was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 for being "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage". It is regarded by many as the best example of Mughal architecture and a symbol of India's rich history.
Trip to Qutab Minar, the soaring tower of the brick tiled magic Qutub Minar Complex, Delhi Qutub Minar and its Monuments are more than just a heritage monument but an architectural wonder and much favored leisure pad for visitors on Qutub Minar Delhi Tour.
In the neighborhood, you can visit the Jamay masjid, Mecca masjid, Char Kamaan, and Miya Mishk mosque. Purani Haveli and Chhata bazaar are other attraction near Charminar. This Indo Islamic structure, one of the major monuments of Hyderabad is a must visit destination during your tour.
India Gate, an important monument of the city, is a memorial built in commemoration of more than 80,000 Indian soldiers who were killed during World War I. The monument is an imposing 42 meters high arch and was designed by the famous architect Edwin Lutyens. India gate was earlier named All India War Memorial.
The Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra, India: magnificent Buddhist cave monuments Nov 5, 2016 Boban Docevski Among the manmade cave monuments around the world, the Ajanta caves in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India are certainly one of the most beautifully crafted.
Konark Sun Temple. Konark is one of the well known tourist attractions of Orissa. Konark, Konark houses a colossal temple dedicated toKonark Sun Temple the Sun God. Even in its ruined state it is a magnificient temple reflecting the genius of the architects that envisioned and built it.
Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur and the seventh ruler of the Adil Shahi dynasty. The tomb, located in Bijapur is about 500 kms from Bengaluru in Karnataka. The mausoleum took about 30 years to construct and was completed in 1656.
The group of monuments at Mahabalipuram is a collection of 7th- and 8th-century CE religious monuments in the coastal resort town of Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu, India and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, about 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of Chennai.
Chota Imambara, also known as Imambara Hussainabad Mubarak is an imposing monument located in the city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. Built as an imambara or a congregation hall for Shia Muslims, by Muhammad Ali Shah, the Nawab of Awadh in 1838, it was to serve as his own mausoleum and his mother, who is buried beside him.
The Bibi Ka Maqbara is the principal monument of Aurangabad and its historic city. An inscription found on the main entrance door mentions that this mausoleum was designed and erected by Ata-ullah, an architect and Hanspat Rai, an engineer respectively.
The Safdarjung tomb, the last monumental tomb garden of the Mughals, was planned and built like an enclosed garden tomb in line with the style of the Humayun tomb. It was completed in 1754. The slabs from the tomb of Abdul Rahim Khankhana were used in the construction of the tomb.
Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a popular tourist monument in Vavathurai, Kanyakumari, India. It was built in 1970 in honour of Swami Vivekananda who is said to have attained enlightenment on the rock. According to local legends, it was on this rock that Goddess Kumari performed austerity.
Raj Ghat is a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Originally it was the name of a historic ghat of Old Delhi (Shahjahanabad) on the banks of Yamuna river. Close to it, and east of Daryaganj was Raj Ghat Gate of the walled city, opening at Raj Ghat on Yamuna River.
Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb, located in the Archaeological Village complex in Mehrauli, Delhi, India, comprise two monuments adjacent to each other; one is the mosque and the other is the tomb of two persons with the names Jamali and Kamali.
While the tombs of those who ruled dominate the area, interspersed are many other monuments, most of them tombs of other members of the royal family. The Great Mosque in the Qutb Shahi Tombs Complex The tomb of Fatima Sultan, with its bulbous dome, is near the entrance to the tomb-garden.
This is a marvelous palace to visit if you are coming to Hyderabad. It is an important tourist place in the heart of the city. To reach here from south India Bangalore and Chennai are the Nearby Junctions. From the west Mumbai is nearby. From central India Indore is the nearest Junction. This city is well connected by rails, Roads and International Airport.
Built during the reign of Shah Jahan, at a time when the architectural prowess of the Mughals was at its peak, Chini ka Rauza is a must see for tourists to Agra. The most distinctive feature of the tomb is the colorful tiles or chini, from which the mausoleum gets its name.
Khooni Darwaza is today a protected monument under the aegis of the Archaeological Survey of India. Ownership Archaeological Survey of India: Location Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, about 2 km from Daryaganj Market – take an auto from Red Fort/Chandni Chowk Metro Station to reach Feroz Shah Kotla, the gate stands right outside.
The Gateway of India is one of the hot spots of Mumbai city. The Gateway of India is a massive archway on the Apollo Bunder. Gol Gumbad Gol Gumbad situated in Bijapur district of Karnataka is the second largest dome in the world. The Gol Gumbad is second in size only to St. Peter's Basilica, Rome. The Gol Gumbad is 124 feet in diameter.
Kevada Masjid (also Kewda or Kevda) is a mosque in Champaner, Gujarat state, western India. It is part of the Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The mosque has minarets, globe-like domes, and narrow stairs.
Home > Art & Culture > Indian Monuments > Indian Monuments > Islamic Monuments in India > Tombs in India > Tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani Tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani Tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani is the mausoleum of the wife of Mughal Emperor Akbar who was buried closest to the tomb of the emperor. The tomb was created by remodelling an existing structure ...
Daria Daulat Bagh or the Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan was acknowledged as a national monument in the year 1959. Description. Daria Daulat Bagh in Bangalore in Karnataka in India is built mainly of teak wood and stands on 1.5 meter high platform. The construction of ceilings, pillars, arches and walls of the palace with teak wood are worth seeing.
Manora Fort Located at the Sarabendraraja Pattinam, the fort overlooks the Bay of Bengal in the Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu. Touted as one of the oldest forts in the whole of India, the fort is built in the Dravidian architectural style by the Maratha ruler Serfoji II.
India is rich in culture,traditions,heritage buildings, temples, forts and palaces. Famous Indian Monuments includes Old Churches of Goa ,The Taj Mahal, Qutab Minar of Delhi, Charminar, Red fort and Jantar mantar, these are also few most visited Heritage Sites in India.
History of Tomb of Lal Khan, Varanasi. Tomb of Lal Khan, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India was constructed in 1773. It is the tomb of Lal Khan, a Mughal noble. Description of Tomb of Lal Khan, Varanasi. The Tomb of Lal Khan stands testimony to the grandeur of a colorful past.
The Bijapur Fort (Kannada: ವಿಜಾಪುರ ಕೋಟೆ Vijapur kote) is located in the Bijapur city in Bijapur District of the Indian state of Karnataka. Bijapur fort has a plethora of historical monuments of architectural importance built during the rule of Adil Shahi dynasty.
10 Most Famous Historical Monuments of India India is rich in culture,traditions,heritage buildings, temples, forts and palaces. Famous Indian Monuments includes Old Churches of Goa ,The Taj Mahal, Qutab Minar of Delhi, Charminar, Red fort and Jantar mantar, these are also few most visited Heritage Sites in India.