Famous Sites in India – Locations and Founders

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.

SiteLocationFounder
Kanheri CavesMumbaiBuddhists
Elephanta CavesMumbaiRashtrakutas
Ajanta CavesAurangabadGupta Rulers
Ellora CavesAurangabadBuddhists
Kandaria MahadevKhajuraho (MP)Chandela Kings
Madan PalaceJabalpur (MP)Raja Madan Shah
Mrignayani PalaceGwalior (MP)Raja Man Singh Tomar
Dhar FortDhar (MP)Mohammad Bin Tughlaq
Golconda FortHyderabad (Telangana)Qutub shahi
Cochin FortKeralaPortuguese
Famous Sites in India Table 1

SiteLocationFounder
Vijay StambhChittorgarh (Rajasthan)Rana Kumbha
Qutub MinarDelhiQutub-ud-din Aibak
Adhai Din Ka JhopdaAjmer (Rajasthan)Qutub-ud-din Aibak
Hauz KhasDelhiAlauddin Khilji
TughlakabadDelhiGhiyasuddin Tughlaq
Firozshah KotlaDelhiFiroz Shah Tughlaq
Bundi FortBundi (Rajasthan)Raja Nagar Singh
Kankaria LakeAhmedabadSultan Qutub-ud-din
Jodhpur FortJodhpur (Rajasthan)Rao Jodha Ji
Fateh SagarUdaipur (Rajasthan)Maharana Fateh Singh
Famous Sites in India Table 2

SiteLocationFounder
Deeg PalaceDeeg (Rajasthan)Raja Badan Singh
Rani ki BadiBundi (Rajasthan)Rani Nathvati
Chhatra MahalBundi FortRani Chhatrasal
JunagarhBikaner (Rajasthan)Raja Jay Singh
Jantar-MantarDelhi and JaipurSawai Jay Singh
Nahargarh FortJaipur (Rajasthan)Sawai Jay Singh
Bharatpur FortBharatpur (Rajasthan)Raja Surajmal Singh
Moti MasjidDelhi FortAurangzeb
Ummed PalaceJodhpur (Rajasthan)Maharaja Ummed Singh
Aram BaghAgra (UP)Babur
Famous Sites in India Table 3

SiteLocationFounder
Red FortDelhiShahjehan
Humayun’s TombDelhiHameeda Bano Begum (wife of Humayun)
Shalimar Bagh (Garden)Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)Jehangir
St George FortChennai (Tamil Nadu)East India Company
Sher Shah’s TombSasaram (Bihar)Son of Sher Shah
Fatehpur SikriAgra (UP)Akbar
Old Fort (Purana Quila)DelhiSher Shah Suri
Akbar’s TombSikandera (UP)Jehangir
Chashma-ShahiSrinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)Ali Mardan Khan
Etamad-ud-daulah’sAgra (UP)Noorjehan
Famous Sites in India Table 4

SiteLocationFounder
Taj MahalAgra (UP)Shahjehan
Nishaat BaghSrinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)Asaf Ali
Sheesh MahalAgra (UP)Shahjehan
Khas MahalAgra (UP)Shahjehan
Dewan-e-KhasAgra Fort (UP)Shahjehan
Bada ImambadaLucknow (UP)Nawab Asaf-Ud-Daulah
Chhota ImambadaLucknow (UP)Mohammad Ali Shah
Gol GharPatna (Bihar)British Government
Padari Ki HaveliPatna (Bihar)Father Capuchin
Fort WilliamKolkata (WB)Lord Clive
Famous Sites in India Table 5

SiteLocationFounder
Bibi Ka MaqbaraAurangabad (Maharashtra)Aurangzeb
Safderjung Ka MaqbaraDelhiShuja-ud-daulah
Belur MathKolkata (WB)Swami Vivekanand
Anand BhawanAllahabad (UP)Moti Lal Nehru
Shanti NiketanWest BengalRabindranath Tagore
Sabarmati AshramAhmedabadMahatma Gandhi
Prince of Wales MuseumMumbaiKing George V
Gateway of IndiaMumbaiBritish Government
President HouseDelhiBritish Government
Char MinarHyderabad (Telangana)Kuli Qutub Shah
Famous Sites in India Table 6

SiteLocationFounder
Sun TempleKonark (Odisha)Narasingh Dev l
Jagannath TemplePuri (Odisha)Chola Gang Dev
Chennakeshab TempleBelurVishnu Vardhan
Laxman TempleChhatarpur (MP)Chandela Rulers
Dilwada Jain TempleMount Abu (Rajasthan)Vimal Shah
Vishnupad TempleGaya (Bihar)Rani Ahilya Bai
Harmandir SahibPatna (Bihar)Maharaja Ranjit Singh
Dakshineswar Kali TempleKolkata (WB)Rani Ras Moni
Laxmi Narayan TempleDelhiBirla Family
Khirki MasjidDelhiGhiyasuddin Tughlaq
Famous Sites in India and their founders Table 7

SiteLocationFounder
Shershahi MasjidPatna (Bihar)Parwez Shah
Mecca MasjidHyderabadKuli Kutub Shah
Patthar Ki MasjidPatna (Bihar)Parwez Shah
Patthar Ki Masjid (Locally Known as Naev Masheed)Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)Noorjehan
Jama MasjidAgra (UP)Shahjehan
Moti MasjidAgra Fort (UP)Shahjehan
Jama MasjidDelhiShahjehan
Charar-e-SarifSrinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)Jainul Abedin
Kishore SagarKota (Rajasthan)Rajkumar Dhir Deh
Anna SagarAjmer (Rajasthan)Anna Ji Chauhan
Famous Sites in India and their founders Table 8

SiteLocationFounder
Shaking (Hilti) MinaratesAhmedabad (Gujarat)Sidi Bashir
Mehrangarh FortJodhpur (Rajasthan)Rao Jodha Ji
Moosi Maharani ki ChhatriAlwar (Rajasthan)Maharaja Vinay Singh
JaisamandUdaipur (Rajasthan)Maharana Jai Singh
Saheliyon ki BadiUdaipur (Rajasthan)Maharana Fateh Singh
Shergarh FortBaran (Rajasthan)Shershah
Anirudh PalaceBundi Fort (Rajasthan)Raja Anirudh Singh
Hawa MahalJaipur (Rajasthan)Maharaja Pratap Singh
Jagmohan MahalKota (Rajasthan)Rajkumar Braj Kumar
Sukh NiwasBundi (Rajasthan)Raja Bishan Singh
Famous Sites in India and their founders Table 9

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