Top 180 State wise Monuments of India list- Important GK for All Exam

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 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.

In India many numbers of monuments are present, but here we provide important Monuments of India which is important static GK are helpful for all Railway NTPC, SSC, and competitive examination.

Important Monuments of India 

MONUMENTLOCATION/PLACEBUILT BY

Andhra Pradesh

Char MinarHyderabad (AP) Kuli Qutub Shah
Golconda Fort Hyderabad (AP) Qutub shahi
Group of Buddhist monumentsGuntupalli
Raja & Rani MahalChandragiri
Rock cut HinduTempleAndhra Pradesh
Ruined Buddhist Stupa & Remains Amaravati
Warangal Fort Warangal 
Assam
AhomRajasPalaceGurgaon
Group of Maidams Cheraideo
KarangharPalaceJoysagar
RangharPavilionJoysagar
VishnudolJoysagar
Bihar
Ancient RemainsVaishali
Gol Ghar Patna (Bihar)British Government
Harmandir SahibPatna (Bihar)Maharaja RanjitSingh
Padari Ki Haveli Patna (Bihar)Father Capuchin
Pathar Ki Masjid Patna (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
Chhattisgarh
Ajmergarh FortAmnala
Chitturgarh FortLepha
Danteswari TempleBarsoor
KasigarhFortBawanbadi
Kotagrh Fort Near Bargaon
Laxman TempleSirpur
Malhar Fort Bilaspur
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 New DelhiEdwin 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 Tomb DelhiShuja ud daulah

(1754 AD)

Tughlakabad Fort Delhi Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

Goa Monuments

Arch of Adil Shah’s PalaceOld Goa
Arch of ViceroyOld Goa
Excavated siteChandore
Rock cut cavesArvalem
Gujarat
Ashokan rock edictJunagarh
Buddhist CavesJunagarh
Kakaria LakeAhmedabadSultan Qutub ud din
Rani Ki Vav Patan (World Heritage Site)
Sabarmati Ashram AhmedabadMahatma Gandhi
SunTemple Modhera
Hayyana
Suraj Kund Lakarpur
Sheikh Chilli’s Tomb Thaneswar
Himachal Pradesh
Kangra FortKangra
Rock Cut CavesMasroor
Jammu & Kashmir
Avantiswami Temple Avantipur
Chashma ShahiJammu KashmirAli Mardan Khan
Group of templesKiramchi
Leh PalaceLeh
Nishaat Bagh Jammu KashmirAsaf Ali
Ram Nagar PalaceRam Nagar        
Shalimar Bagh (Garden)Sri NagarJahangir
Karnataka 
Bellary FortBellary
Hampi MonumentsKarnataka
Lal BaghBangaluru (Karnataka)Hyder Ali (1760AD)
Gol Gumbaz (largest dome in India)Bijapur, KarnatakaMuhammad Adil Shah (1656 AD)
Kerala
Bekal FortPallkere
Cochin FortKerala Portuguese
Daria Daulat BaghSrirangapatnam
Durga TempleAihole
Fort (Yakkara Desam)Palghat
Group of MonumentsPattadakkal
Keshava TempleSomnathpura
Rock Cut Caves Badami
Temple & Sculpture GalleryLakkundi
Tipu Sultan PalaceBangalore
Vitthala Temple Hampi
Zanana EnclosuresHampi
Madhya Pradesh
Bagh CavesBagh
Buddhist MonumentsSanchi
Dhar FortDhar (MP) Mohammad Bin Tughlaq
Gwalior FortGwalior
Hoshang Shah’sTombMandu
Kandaria MahadevKhajurao(MP)Chandela Kings
Laxman TempleChhatarpur (MP)Chandela Rulers
Madan Palace Jabalpur (MP )Raja Madan Shah
Mrignayani PalaceGwalior(MP)Raja Man Singh
Rani Roopmati PavilionMandu
Royal complexMandu
Shahi QuilaBurhanpur
Western Group of MonumentsKhajuraho

Maharashtra Monuments of India

Aga KhanPalacePune
Ajanta Caves Aurangabad Gupta Rulers

(4-10th century)

Bibi Ka Maqbara Aurangabad Aurangzeb

(1661 AD)

Daulatabad FortDaulatabad
Elephanta CavesGharapuri MumbaiRashtrakuta rulers

(5-9th century)

Ellora Caves AurangabadRashtrakuta rulers

(6-10th century)

Gateway of IndiaMumbaiBritish Government

20th century

Hirakata Old FortAlibagh
Kanheri Caves MumbaiBuddhist
Kanheri’s FortMumbai (Maharashtra)Buddhists
Pandulena CavesPathardi
Prince of Wales MuseumMumbaiGeorge V
Raigad FortRaigad
ShaniwarwadaPune
Odisha
Ancient remains inside and outside the rampartSisupalgarh
Ashoka rock inscription Jaugada Pandya
Jagannath TemplePuri(Odisha) Chola Gang Dev

(1161 AD)

Linagraj TempleBhubaneswarJajati keshari (11th century)
Mukteswara TempleBhubaneswarYayati I
Raja Rani templeBhubaneswar
Ruins of Buddhist templesLalitagiri & Ratnagiri
Sun TempleKonark (Odisha)Narasingh Dev I (1250 AD)
Udaygiri and Khandagiri CavesBhubaneswarKing Kharavela.
Punjab
Swarna Mandir (Golden Temple)Amritsar (Punjab)Guru Ramdas

1577AD

Rajasthan
Adhai Din Ka JhopdaAjmer (Rajasthan)Qutub ud din Aibak

(1192 AD)

Amber Fort Jaipur (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)

Tamil Nadu

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

 

Kanchipuram (TN)NarasimhavarmanII (685-705 AD)
Meenakshi Temple Madurai(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)

Telengana Monoments

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)

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 Bhawan Allahabad (UP)Moti Lal Nehru

(1930AD)

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

(1785AD)

chhota Imambada Lucknow (U .P.) Mohammad Ali Shah
Dewan-e-Khas Agra 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 Masjid Agra 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)
West Bengal
Belur Math Kolkata (WB) Swami Vivekanand
Bishnupur Group of TemplesBishnupur
Fort William Kolkata (W.B.)Lord Clive
Hazarduari Palace Hazard
Kali Temple . Kolkata (W.B.) Rani Ras Moni
Shanti Niketan W. BengalRabindranath Tagore  
Victoria Memorial Kolkata (WB)British Govt.( 1921 AD)

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In this article, I will be covered the major list of state-wise monuments of India. which gives the information about their location and founded by whom. I think I covered major monuments of which Important gk exam-oriented. if you find some other monument please leave a comment in the comments box, then I will add this. thank you for reading…

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