Indian History is full of the rise and fall of many kingdoms and empires. Monuments, built by the kings and they perform of every period throw light on the past history of India. These monuments exhibit the glory of India and are part of our cultural heritage. Almost all states of India boast of some of the other important historical monuments. Thousands of tourists visit India to have a glimpse of its important historical places.

Taj Mahal is one of the most famous and beautiful buildings in the world. Taj Mahal was built by Emperor Shah Jahan as the tomb for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Its matchless beauty draws visitors from all parts of the world. The taj mahal got the highest ranking among the Seven Wonders of the World. Apart from Taj Mahal, there are other historical monuments in Agra.

Red Fort is one of those monuments which enhance the grace of Delhi. Red Fort was also built by Shah Jahan the Mughal emperor. The architecture of this building has a splendid impact of red stone and marble works. it has delicate carving on every possible surface.

Qutub Miner’s also a significant historical monument. The construction of Qutub Minar was started by Qutub-ud-din Aibek in the twelfth century. But it was completed by his successor Iltutmnish. the Minar rises over 230 feet. The walls of the Minar are intricately carved and inscribed with verses from the Holly Quram. It is often viewed as a symbol of the military might of the Turko Afghan dynasty. Delhi also boasts of historical monuments like Purana Qila, Humayun’s tomb Jantar Mantar and many more.

Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal is a palace in Jaipur, India. It is constructed of red and pink sandstone. The palace sits on the edge of the City Palace, Jaipur, and extends to the zenana, or women’s chambers. The structure was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh.

India Gate

The India Gate is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the “ceremonial axis” of New Delhi, India, formerly called Kingsway.

Taj MAhal

Taj Mahal seems to be pinkish in the early morning; while it is burnished golden in the moonlight.

Top 10 Historical Monuments in India