Top Indian Landmarks - 51 Most Famous Landmarks in India Story

By Preeti Mehta

Introduction

Top Indian Landmarks - 51 Most Famous Landmarks in India Story

There are so many famous landmarks in India to explore, ranging from majestic forts and...

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Qutub Minar, Delhi

Qutb al-Din Aibak built a 73-meter tall tower of victory, the Qutub Minar, right after...

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Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, Delhi

As an epitome of Indian culture, architecture, and spirituality, the Akshardham Temple is a world-renowned...

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Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi

The Rashtrapati Bhavan, or president's house, in New Delhi serves as the official residence for...

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Red Fort, Delhi

The Red Fort is considered to be the most prominent historical monument in old Delhi...

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Lotus Temple, New Delhi

The Bahai Temple in New Delhi, popularly known as the Lotus Temple, is a fantastic...

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Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi

Located in New Delhi, Humayun's Tomb is the resting place of the Mughal Emperor Humayun...

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India Gate, New Delhi

India Gate, the most renowned landmark in Delhi, is a stunning archway built as a...

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Jama Masjid, New Delhi

Jama Masjid is a renowned mosque that Emperor Shah Jahan commissioned in the mid-1600s. Shah...

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Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

Hawa Mahal, meaning the Palace of Winds, is one of the most important landmarks in...

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City Palace, Jaipur

Jaipur City Palace is a significant landmark in Jaipur that draws in thousands of tourists...

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Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

Jantar Mantar is famous across the globe for being the largest stone astronomical observatory in...

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Amber Fort, Jaipur

Cradled on top of Aravalli Hills in the Pink City of Jaipur, the Amber Fort...

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Victoria Memorial, Kolkata

Situated on the bank of River Hooghly, the Victoria Memorial is the most famous building...

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Charminar, Hyderabad

Charminar, the beating heart of Hyderabad, is an iconic city landmark built by Muhammad Quli...

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Golconda Fort, Hyderabad

Situated in the Western part of Hyderabad about nine-kilometres from Hussain Sagar Lake, the Golconda...

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Gateway of India, Mumbai

Gateway of India is a historical monument that is inseparable from the image that comes...

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Sanchi Stupa, Madhya Pradesh

The Sanchi Stupa has been the focal point of the Buddhist faith for centuries. Built-in...

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Khajuraho Group of Monuments, Madhya Pradesh

Located in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, the Khajuraho Group of Monuments comprises several...

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Ajanta & Ellora Caves, Aurangabad

The Ajanta and Ellora Caves are adorned with unique paintings, sculptures, and frescoes. They are...

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Sun Temple, Konark

The Sun Temple at Konark is a gorgeous piece of architecture built in the shape...

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Meenakshi Temple, Madurai

Meenakshi Temple is one of the most renowned temples in India, known primarily for its...

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Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur

Brihadeeshwara Temple, located in Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is a Hindu...

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Mysore Palace, Mysore

Mysore Palace is the most famous landmark in the city of Mysore. It served as...

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Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati

Located atop the Nilachal Hill in Guwahati, Assam, the Kamakhya Temple is considered one of...

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Kashi Vishwanath, Varanasi

Situated on the bank of the River Ganges, Varanasi is said to be the oldest...

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Varanasi Ghats, Varanasi

The Ghats of Varanasi are riverside steps leading to the River Ganges. Varanasi has 88...

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Nalanda University, Bihar

Nalanda is one of the most ancient learning sites in the world. Built in the...

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Dilwara Temples, Mount Abu

Dilwara Temples are considered to be some of the finest Jain temples in the country...

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Mahabalipuram Group of Monuments, Mahabalipuram

Known for their huge rock-cut caves and intricately carved temples, the monuments in Mahabalipuram are...

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Agra Fort, Agra

Agra Fort is located in Agra near the Taj Mahal, to which it is a...

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Taj Mahal, Agra

The first thing that comes to a visitor's mind when they think about India is...

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Mehrangarh Fort and Museum, Jodhpur

Located in the Thar Desert in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest...

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Golden Temple, Amritsar

The Golden Temple, the most renowned and admired gurudwara in India, is considered the heart...

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Basilica of Bom Jesus, Goa

Located in Goa, the Basilica of Bom Jesus is a unique church and an exemplary...

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Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh

Fatehpur Sikri is a small town to the west of Agra. It is a top...

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Periyar National Park, Kerala

Periyar National Park, or Periyar Tiger Reserve, is a wildlife sanctuary in the Western Ghats...

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Swaraj Dweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Swaraj Dweep (sometimes referred to as Havelock Island) is a stunning island that is one...

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City Palace, Udaipur

Unquestionably the most prominent building in Udaipur, the City Palace, is an excellent example of...

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Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer Fort, in Jaisalmer, is an 800-year-old fort. It's known as one of the world's...

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The Ancient City of Hampi, Hampi

Hampi is an ancient city found in the southern state of Karnataka. Hampi is home...

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Bara Imambara, Lucknow

Bara Imambara is another of the famous buildings of India. This complex was constructed in...

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Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya

The Mahabodhi Temple is one of the four major holy sites related to the life...

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Jai Vilas Mahal, Gwalior

Built in the 1800s, Jai Vilas Mahal is a majestic stately home featuring 400 rooms...

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Kaziranga National Park, Kanchanjuri

Kaziranga National Park is a natural Indian landmark. The park is a protected area home...

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Bundi Stepwells, Bundi

The Bundi Stepwells are collections of flights of steps found in Bundi. There are 50...

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Chittorgarh Fort, Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh Fort, or Chittor Fort, is India's largest fort. It covers 2.8 kilometres and reaches...

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Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Kolkata

Dakshineswar Kali is another of India's famous landmarks that is a temple. This temple was...

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Santa Cruz Basilica, Kochi

Santa Cruz Basilica is a European-style building that was constructed by the Portuguese in the...

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Matrimandir, Auroville

Auroville is an experimental township dedicated to peace and unity. While the town itself is...

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Jingmaham Living Root Bridge, Mawlynnong

Many of the major landmarks in India are human-made; however, there are also lots of...

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Thiksey Monastery, Thiksey

Thiksey Monastery is found in the Himalayan foothills and is a famous Buddhist landmark in...

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Conclusion

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