Popular Sites and Monuments of India

Name Location Famous for
Ajanta Caves Aurganbad Buddhist care temples
Amaranth ‘s Caves Kashmir Naturally formed ice shivlinga
Anand Bhawan Allahabad Nehru family's ancestral hose
Vaishno Devi Jammu and Kashmir One of Hinduism's holiest sites
Buland Darwaza Fatehpur sikri The highest and biggest gateway of India near Agra built by Akbar to commemorate his victorious campaign in Deccan
Char Minar Hyderabad Built in 1591 CE, it is a monument , a mosque and a global icon.
Dilwara Temples Mount Abu Jain temples, Vimal Vasahi , mahavir swami , built between 11th and 13th century AD.
Lotus Temple Delhi Temple with a flower like design
Taj mahal Agra Iconic domed mughal mausoleum
Gandhi Sadan Delhi Birla house - where Gandhiji was assassinated in 1948
Gateway of India Mumbai Erected in 1911 on king George V’s to India
Gol Gumbaz Bijapur Largest dome in India
Gomateshwara Mysore 2000 year –old statue of a jain sage carved out of a single stone
Golden Temple Amritsar Sikh pilgrimage
Hawa Mahal Jaipur A pink castle of air
Jallianwala Bagh Amritsar A public garden infamous for the massacre of hundreds of innocent Indians by the british on 13 April, 1919
Jantar mantar Delhi Observatory built in 1724 during the days of Maharaja jai Singh II of Ajmer
Jama masjid Delhi Biggest mosque built by Shah Jahan
Kanya kumari Tamil Nadu Temple of the virgin goddess situated on the extreme southern tip of India
Kranti maidan Mumbai Historical avenue where Gandhiji gave the call ‘Quit India ‘ in 1942
Harmandir sahib Amritsar Gilded temple & sikh pilgrimage site
Meenakshi temple Madurai Hindu temple
Qutab Minar Delhi Largest minaret
Rajghat Delhi Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi on the bank of the Yamuna
Red fort Delhi A red stone structure built by Shah jahan on the bank of the Yamuna
Sabarmati Ahemdabad Harijan ashram founded here by Gandhiji
Sarnath Varanasi Centre of Buddhist pilgrimage , the place
Shakitisthal Delhi Situated on the bank of the Yamuna where Mrs Indira Gandhi was cremated
Shantivan Delhi Samadhi of pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
Shantiniketan Kolkata Famous Visva –Bharati University founded by Rabindranath Tagore
Sanchi Madhya pradesh Ancient Buddhist monuments
Victoria Memorial Kolkata Famous museum
Vijay Ghat Delhi Samadhi of Lal Bahadur shastri
Vir bhumi Delhi Samadhi of Rajiv Gandhi

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