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List of Famous Historical Monuments of India and their Builders

List of Ancient Historical monuments in India and their builders

 

 List of Ancient Historical monuments in India and their builders which are very useful for the preparation of the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc. Taj Mahal was built the famous Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan who is also called as Mughal Architect. He has built a number of other monuments also like : Red Fort of Delhi, Jama Masjid of Delhi, Moti Masjid of Lahore, Shalimar gardens of Kashmir etc.

 

India is a nation which is well known for its wide range of Historical Monuments. The country is a beautiful amalgamation of diverse culture, religions, traditions and customs.

 

People call India as ‘Sone Ki Chidiya’ as India is a land of beautiful ancient architecture which attracts people’s attention and makes them anxious to know more about them in detail.

 

The Monuments of India are the result of long period of invasion. Historical Places of India represents the great achievement in art and architecture. 

History covers a good number of questions making it an important topic to cover in SSC Exams.  Around 4-5 questions are asked from History which surely makes it important for you to study the topic well for upcoming SSC and Other Competitive Exams.Here we are providing you List of Indian Monuments and their builders which you should not ignore.


List of Historical Buildings of India – their Constructors is a major topic from Static GK and questions are asked about the locations or the facts related these monuments in the Government Exams like SSC Exam, Railway Exam, UPSC. Every Historical Place in India has a fascinating history associated with that makes it even more exciting to visit.

 

So, here in this article, we have gathered all the information regarding the Famous Historical Temples and Monuments and the history behind the formation of these places. Let’s explore all these in detail and fill up your knowledge bucket.

 

Top 50 Famous Historical Monuments of India

 

Name

Place

Built by

Adhai Din Ka Jhopra

Ajmer (Rajasthan)

Qutubuddin Aibak

Agra Fort

Agra (UP)

Akbar

Ajanta- Ellora Caves

Aurangabad (Maharashtra)

Gupta rulers

Akbar’s Tomb / Mausoleum

Sikandra (UP)

Akbar

Anand Bhawan

Allahabad (UP)

Motilal Nehru

Aram Bagh

Agra (UP)

Babur

Bada Imambara

Lucknow (UP)

Asaf-ud-daula

Bharatpur Fort

Bharatpur (Rajasthan)

Raja Surajmal Singh

Bibi Ka Maqbara

Aurangabad (Maharashtra)

Aurangzeb

Char- Minar

Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)

Quli Qutub Shah

Charar-E- Shar

Jammu & Kashmir

Zainul Abedin

Chhota Imambara

Lucknow (UP)

Muhammad Ali Shah

Dargah Ajmer Sharif

Ajmer (Rajasthan)

Sultan Shyasuddin

Deewan-E- Khas

Agra Fort (UP)

Shahjahan

Dilwara’s Jain Temple

Mount Abu (Rajasthan)

Siddharaja

Elephanta’s Cave

Mumbai (Maharashtra)

Rashtrakuta rulers

Fatehpur Sikri

Agra (UP)

Akbar

Ferozshah Kotla

Delhi

Ferozshan Tughlaq

Gateway Of India

Mumbai (Maharashtra)

British Govt.

Golghar

Patna (Bihar)

British Govt.

Hauz Khas

Delhi

Alauddin Khilji

Hawa Mahal

Jaipur (Rajasthan)

Maharaja Pratap Singh

Humayun’s Tomb

Delhi

Humayun’s wife

Itmad-Ud-Daula Fort

Agra (UP)

Noorjahan

Jagannath Temple

Puri (Odisha)

Anantvarman Ganga

Jaigarh Fort

Jaipur (Rajasthan)

Sawai Jai Singh

Jama Masjid

Agra (UP)

Shahjahan

Jama Masjid

Delhi

Shahjahan

Jantar-Mantar

Delhi

Sawai Jai Singh

Jim Corbett Park

Nainital (Uttarakhand)

Sir Malcom Hailley

Jodhpur Fort

Jodhpur (Rajasthan)

Rao Jodhaji

Kanheri’s Fort

Mumbai (Maharashtra)

Buddhists

Khirki Masjid

Delhi

Ghyasuddin Tughlaq

Lakshmi Narayan Temple

Delhi

Birla Family

Lal Bagh

Bangaluru (Karnataka)

Hyder Ali

Makka Masjid

Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)

Quli Qutub Shah

Moti Masjid

Agra Fort (UP)

Shahjahan

Moti Masjid

Delhi Fort

Aurangzeb

Nahargarh Fort

Jaipur (Rajasthan)

Sawai Jai Singh

Nishat Garden

Srinagar (J & K)

Asaf Ali

Pathar Ki Masjid

Patna (Bihar)

Pervez Shah

President House

Delhi

British Govt.

Purana Qila

Delhi

Shershan Suri

Qutub Minar

Delhi

Qutubuddin Aibak

Red Fort

Delhi

Shahjahan

Sabarmati Ashram

Ahmadabad (Gujarat)

Mahatma Gandhi

Safdar Jung Tomb

Delhi

Shuja-ud-daula

Saint George Fort

Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

East India Company

Sati Burj

Mathura (UP)

Raja Bhagwan Das

Shalimar Garden

Srinagar (J & K)

Jahangir

Shantiniketan

West Bengal

Rabindra Nath Tagore

Shershah’s Tomb

Sasaram (Bihar)

Shershah’s son

Shish Mahal

Agra (UP)

Shahjahan

Sun Temple

Kornak (Odisha)

Narsimhadeva I

Swarna Mandir (Golden Temple)

Amritsar (Punjab)

Guru Ramdas

Taj Mahal

Agra (UP)

Shahjahan

Vellure Math

Kolkata (West Bengal)

Swami Vivekanand

Victoria Memorial

Kolkata (West Bengal)

British Govt.

Vijaya Stambha

Chittorgarh (Rajasthan)

Maharana Kumbha

Vishnupad Temple

Gaya (Bihar)

Rani Ahiliabai

 

 

 

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