Indian Monuments

Indian monuments are popular worldwide for its beauty. The monuments are the standing examples of stretching the horizon of human imagination and thoughts. The kings and emperors who ruled India had their own way of expressing their ideas in bricks, marble, stone and mortars. These monuments are centuries old and have been examples of philosophies in the world. There are few famous monuments that are damaged during wars between kingdoms and foreign invasion. Visiting these places today tells you a lot of history and the culture in the bygone age.

Following are the famous Monuments in India:

1) Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It is considered by many as the finest example of Mughal architecture.
Taj mahal

2) Qutab Minar

Qutb Minar is the 2nd tallest architecture (73 metres) in India after Fateh Burj in Chappar Chiri at Mohali (100 meters). Located in Delhi, and is made of red sandstone and marble.
Qutab minar

3) India Gate

The India Gate, originally called the All India War Memorial, is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the ‘ceremonial axis’ of New Delhi, formerly called Kingsway.
India gate

4) Red fort

The Red Fort was the residence of the Mughal emperor of India for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It is located in the centre of Delhi and houses a number of museums.
Red fort

5) Meenakshi Temple

Meenakshi Amman Temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is dedicated to Parvati, known as Meenakshi, and her consort, Shiva, here named Sundareswarar.
Meenakshi

6) Charminar

The Charminar, built in 1591 CE, is a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The landmark has become a global icon of Hyderabad, listed among the most recognized structures of India.
Charminar
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