When you look at the history of India the list of beautiful and outstanding monuments is endless. The words will be less for expressing the attractive beauty of India’s most glorious historical places. Ranging from North to the South and East to West the different states have their beauty locked in the ancient time. All over the world, people travel to India to see the beauty of Indian Monuments that are rich in culture, traditions, art, and way of expressing love in old times. There are a good number of monuments in India all are very alluring and each one has its own true story associated with it. Here is a list of the top 10 famous Indian Historical Monuments:
Fascinating Beauty of Indian Historic Monuments:
1). Taj Mahal
The beautiful, stunning mausoleum built by the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan on the southern bank of River Yamuna in Agra. The symbol of Love was built in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, who passed away while giving birth to their 14th Child. The Monument has Eastern Gate, Western Gate, Southern Gate, and the Gateway to the Taj Mahal.
2). Red Fort
Declared as UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, Red Fort is located in the Capital of India, Delhi. Visit the red sandstone Mughal Emperor built by Shah Jahan, a famous monument rich in culture and history. The best time to visit the place is on Independence Day when the Prime Minister of India hosts the Indian Flag.
3). Golden Temple
The holiest shrine and pilgrimage of Punjab located in the Amritsar city also known as Harmandir Sahib. The rich history of the most sacred Sikh Gurdwara gilded with the gold exterior on the tomb is World famous. Be sure to give your visit to enjoy the rich culture and history of Punjab People.
4). Konark Sun Temple
Located in Odisha, the temple was built in the 13th century also called Black Pagoda. The amazing and stunning architecture of a spiritual place along with the remarkable and unique exterior will make you awestruck. The gorgeous drawings and paintings of the temple are confounded.
5). Khajuraho Group of Monuments
The wonderful and beautiful group of monuments constructed with red sandstones were the gem of the Chandela Rajput dynasty. The group of monuments situated in Madhya Pradesh. Each temple architecture and structure was inspired by the Tantric school of thought. One side of the temple is erotic depictions while on the other side you get to see the images depicting spirituality and secularism.
6). Gateway of India
Situated at the tip of Apollo Southern Mumbai, was built by British Empire. The outstanding beauty was built to welcome King George V to India during the British Rule. The architectural combination of Indian and Islamic make it the attraction of the city and a great spot for people to relax. The excellent view of the neighboring Taj Mahal and the Arabian Sea makes the spot to chill for hours and enjoy the sea sighting.
7). Jantar Mantar
The astrology measuring equipment built by Jaipur King, Rajput King Sawai Jai Singh II in Jaipur. The large collection of instruments at the complex is the largest sundial. Located close to the city palace and easy to reach from Jaipur’s city center.
Your Hyderabad visit is not complete without visiting the Charminar. The most famous, magnificent, and majestic monument constructed in 1591 has four minarets. The amazingly beautiful recognizable symbol in the city, the symbol of brilliance, Charminar is decorated with the minarets and four cardinal points alongside.
The amazing and stunning eye-catching beauty Golgumbaz is situated at Bijapur Karnataka. The monument is in tomb form where the mortal remains of Mohammed Adil Shah, his wife, mistress, daughter, and grandson lies. The tomb is encircled on the corners with the beautiful seven stories tower and they are joined together by an enormous dome. Take the family to the whispering gallery where you will experience the acoustics of the place.
10). Bibi Ka Maqbara
The Monument is a resemblance to the Taj Mahal but not that grand. Situated in Aurangabad Bibi ka Maqbara was built by Aurangzeb’s son Azam Khan as a mausoleum for his mother Rabia-ud-Daurani. The plinth and dome is made up of marble surrounded by a beautiful garden. The gorgeous Deccan hills in the background will keep you awestruck by the view.
Take your loved one, your better-half, and family for an outing to the most beautiful designed monuments of India. Things you must consider before you give your visit to India are being updated with dates, get all the travel requirements and visa formalities done beforehand. Why wait now, plan your trip to enjoy the beauty of India by exploring the fancy and historic touch of the monuments.