Famous Sites in
India means mean the Heritage sites of India. Cultural heritage includes all those aspects or values of culture transmitted to human beings by their ancestors from generation to generation. They are cherished, protected and maintained by them with unbroken continuity and they feel proud of it.
“Famous Sites in India” and their locations and founders are one of the most important topics of “
Art and Culture” asked in most of the exams like UPSC CSE, State PCS, CDS, EPFO, APFC, NDA, FSSAI, SSC and many others central and state government exams. in this post, I have provided important sites mostly asked in competitive exams.
Site Location Founder Kanheri Caves Mumbai Buddhists Elephanta Caves Mumbai Rashtrakutas Ajanta Caves Aurangabad Gupta Rulers Ellora Caves Aurangabad Buddhists Kandaria Mahadev Khajuraho (MP) Chandela Kings Madan Palace Jabalpur (MP) Raja Madan Shah Mrignayani Palace Gwalior (MP) Raja Man Singh Tomar Dhar Fort Dhar (MP) Mohammad Bin Tughlaq Golconda Fort Hyderabad (Telangana) Qutub shahi Cochin Fort Kerala Portuguese Famous Sites in India Table 1
Site Location Founder Vijay Stambh Chittorgarh (Rajasthan) Rana Kumbha Qutub Minar Delhi Qutub-ud-din Aibak Adhai Din Ka Jhopda Ajmer (Rajasthan) Qutub-ud-din Aibak Hauz Khas Delhi Alauddin Khilji Tughlakabad Delhi Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq Firozshah Kotla Delhi Firoz Shah Tughlaq Bundi Fort Bundi (Rajasthan) Raja Nagar Singh Kankaria Lake Ahmedabad Sultan Qutub-ud-din Jodhpur Fort Jodhpur (Rajasthan) Rao Jodha Ji Fateh Sagar Udaipur (Rajasthan) Maharana Fateh Singh Famous Sites in India Table 2
Site Location Founder Deeg Palace Deeg (Rajasthan) Raja Badan Singh Rani ki Badi Bundi (Rajasthan) Rani Nathvati Chhatra Mahal Bundi Fort Rani Chhatrasal Junagarh Bikaner (Rajasthan) Raja Jay Singh Jantar-Mantar Delhi and Jaipur Sawai Jay Singh Nahargarh Fort Jaipur (Rajasthan) Sawai Jay Singh Bharatpur Fort Bharatpur (Rajasthan) Raja Surajmal Singh Moti Masjid Delhi Fort Aurangzeb Ummed Palace Jodhpur (Rajasthan) Maharaja Ummed Singh Aram Bagh Agra (UP) Babur Famous Sites in India Table 3
Site Location Founder Red Fort Delhi Shahjehan Humayun’s Tomb Delhi Hameeda Bano Begum (wife of Humayun) Shalimar Bagh (Garden) Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) Jehangir St George Fort Chennai (Tamil Nadu) East India Company Sher Shah’s Tomb Sasaram (Bihar) Son of Sher Shah Fatehpur Sikri Agra (UP) Akbar Old Fort (Purana Quila) Delhi Sher Shah Suri Akbar’s Tomb Sikandera (UP) Jehangir Chashma-Shahi Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) Ali Mardan Khan Etamad-ud-daulah’s Agra (UP) Noorjehan Famous Sites in India Table 4
Site Location Founder Taj Mahal Agra (UP) Shahjehan Nishaat Bagh Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) Asaf Ali Sheesh Mahal Agra (UP) Shahjehan Khas Mahal Agra (UP) Shahjehan Dewan-e-Khas Agra Fort (UP) Shahjehan Bada Imambada Lucknow (UP) Nawab Asaf-Ud-Daulah Chhota Imambada Lucknow (UP) Mohammad Ali Shah Gol Ghar Patna (Bihar) British Government Padari Ki Haveli Patna (Bihar) Father Capuchin Fort William Kolkata (WB) Lord Clive Famous Sites in India Table 5
Site Location Founder Bibi Ka Maqbara Aurangabad (Maharashtra) Aurangzeb Safderjung Ka Maqbara Delhi Shuja-ud-daulah Belur Math Kolkata (WB) Swami Vivekanand Anand Bhawan Allahabad (UP) Moti Lal Nehru Shanti Niketan West Bengal Rabindranath Tagore Sabarmati Ashram Ahmedabad Mahatma Gandhi Prince of Wales Museum Mumbai King George V Gateway of India Mumbai British Government President House Delhi British Government Char Minar Hyderabad (Telangana) Kuli Qutub Shah Famous Sites in India Table 6
Site Location Founder Sun Temple Konark (Odisha) Narasingh Dev l Jagannath Temple Puri (Odisha) Chola Gang Dev Chennakeshab Temple Belur Vishnu Vardhan Laxman Temple Chhatarpur (MP) Chandela Rulers Dilwada Jain Temple Mount Abu (Rajasthan) Vimal Shah Vishnupad Temple Gaya (Bihar) Rani Ahilya Bai Harmandir Sahib Patna (Bihar) Maharaja Ranjit Singh Dakshineswar Kali Temple Kolkata (WB) Rani Ras Moni Laxmi Narayan Temple Delhi Birla Family Khirki Masjid Delhi Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq Famous Sites in India and their founders Table 7
Site Location Founder Shershahi Masjid Patna (Bihar) Parwez Shah Mecca Masjid Hyderabad Kuli Kutub Shah Patthar Ki Masjid Patna (Bihar) Parwez Shah Patthar Ki Masjid (Locally Known as Naev Masheed) Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) Noorjehan Jama Masjid Agra (UP) Shahjehan Moti Masjid Agra Fort (UP) Shahjehan Jama Masjid Delhi Shahjehan Charar-e-Sarif Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) Jainul Abedin Kishore Sagar Kota (Rajasthan) Rajkumar Dhir Deh Anna Sagar Ajmer (Rajasthan) Anna Ji Chauhan Famous Sites in India and their founders Table 8
Site Location Founder Shaking (Hilti) Minarates Ahmedabad (Gujarat) Sidi Bashir Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur (Rajasthan) Rao Jodha Ji Moosi Maharani ki Chhatri Alwar (Rajasthan) Maharaja Vinay Singh Jaisamand Udaipur (Rajasthan) Maharana Jai Singh Saheliyon ki Badi Udaipur (Rajasthan) Maharana Fateh Singh Shergarh Fort Baran (Rajasthan) Shershah Anirudh Palace Bundi Fort (Rajasthan) Raja Anirudh Singh Hawa Mahal Jaipur (Rajasthan) Maharaja Pratap Singh Jagmohan Mahal Kota (Rajasthan) Rajkumar Braj Kumar Sukh Niwas Bundi (Rajasthan) Raja Bishan Singh Famous Sites in India and their founders Table 9