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5 Most Famous Historical Monuments of India

5 Most Famous Historical Monuments of India

Celebrate the richness of the historical monuments of india, we have gathered 5 most famous historical monuments of india which are the mirror of our country’s glorious past and charismatic present.

  1. Hampi in Karnataka
  2. Gwalior Fort in Madhya Pradesh
  3. Monuments of Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu
  4. Hill Palace Museum in Thripunithura in Kerala
  5. Fatehpur Sikri in Agra in Uttar Pradesh

1. Hampi in Karnataka

Hampi in Karnataka
Hampi in Karnataka
  • Hampi is listed among the UNESCO declared world heritage sites located near Hospet town.
  • The place is boasted with more than 500 plus monuments and is surrounded by boulder-strewn hills.
  • People love visiting this place and enjoy watching, aquatic structures, ancient markets, temples, royal pavilions and treasury buildings.
  • The major attraction of this place includes Virupaksha Temple, Achyuta Raya’s Temple and Hazara Rama Temple.

2. Gwalior Fort in Madhya Pradesh

Gwalior Fort in Madhya Pradesh
Gwalior Fort in Madhya Pradesh
  • The Gwalior Fort is one of the most amazing and spectacular forts in Gwalior known for its magnificent architecture.
  • The fort is the witness of great events such as imprisonments, battles and jauhars.
  • A narrow road leads to the fort dotted with carved statues of Jain Tirthankaras.
  • The attraction of the Gwalior Fort is the Gujari Mahal.

3. Monuments of Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu

Monuments of Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu
Monuments of Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu
  • Being one of the finest architecture from Pallava dynasty the group of monuments from Mahabalipuram are the charm of south india tour packages.
  • Dates back to 7th and 8th century, the structures will carved out of rock which was found on Coromandel Coast back then.
  • The monuments are known for its special carvings like rathas, mandapas and huge open air structures.
  • The major attractions are Rathas (temples in shape of chariots) and temple of Rivage.

4. Hill Palace Museum in Thripunithura in Kerala

Hill Palace Museum in Thripunithura in Kerala
Hill Palace Museum in Thripunithura in Kerala
  • This is one of the first and finest heritage museums in India hat are compact with the erstwhile Maharaja of Kochi.
  • Built in 1865, the complex is compact with 49 buildings in Kerala architectural style along with 52 acres terraced land having deer park and offers horse riding facility.
  • Entho-archaeological museum comprising with oil paintings, murals, sculptures, inscriptions, belongings of Royal family of Kochi.
  • Major attractions include 200 antiques of pottery, ceramic vases from Japan and China, Kudakkallu, granite rock-cut weapons from Stone Age.

5. Fatehpur Sikri in Agra in Uttar Pradesh

Fatehpur Sikri in Agra in Uttar Pradesh
Fatehpur Sikri in Agra in Uttar Pradesh
  • It is listed among UNESCO declared world heritage sites and an intefral part of Golden triangle tours.
  • The town of Fatehpur Sikri is an excellent specimen of Mughal architecture.
  • The city was established by Akbar and served as Mughal capital for 10 long years until Akbar shifted to Agra.
  • The major attraction of Fatehpur Sikri includes Buland Darwaza, Diwan-I-Khas and Panch Mahal.
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