India is famous for its culture and historical importance. Every old place in India has its story. There are many forts, temples, and palaces. The top 10 famous Tourist Must See Indian Historical Places 2016. It is a wealth of any traveler that come to India and want to visit historical places in India.
1 – Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal located in Agra on the holy river Yamuna. Taj Mahal is the symbol of Mughal architecture. It constructed Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1628-1658. This building has an excellent memory of his queen Arjumand Bano Begum. Arjumand entitles “Mumtaz Mahal.” Mumtaz Mahal is the niece of Noor Jahan and granddaughter of Mirza Ghias Beg. Mirza Ghias Beg is also Wazir of Jahangir. The Taj Mahal is the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan. Mumtaz Mahal was born in 1593. And she died in 1631 during the birth of a fourteenth child at Burhanpur. Taj Mahal is the eight wonders of he world. It is the most historic place in India. Other famous sites in India are Red Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. After built, this Mahal Shah Jahan cut the hands of the workers who built this so that this kind of Mahal never made again. It is ranked Number one in Indian Historical Places 2016.
2 – Hampi
Hampi is the village, and it is the last capital of Vijayanagar. Hampi known as the Hindu Kingdom in India. It located on the bank of Tundra river. Hampi has approximately 500 historic buildings. The most popular monument is Vittala Temple. Vittala Temple has 56 pillar that makes a musical sound when struck. The other famous Hindu temple in Hampi are Krishna, Hazara Rama, Virupaksh Temple.
3 – Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal situated at the started of the City Palace, Jaipur. Hawa Mahal is the iconic monuments of the royal Rajputs of Rajasthan. Maharaja Sawai Pratap constructed Hawa Mahal in 1779. Hawa Mahal is the synopsis of the Rajputana architecture. The incredible five-story “Palace of the Winds” is a charming beauty much close to Rajasthan’s culture. Tourists attract through their pyramid shape and having 953 small building.
4 – Khajuraho Temples
Khajuraho Temples is one of the great ancient monuments in the country. This temple constructed by the Chandella ruler. It located in Madhya Pradesh. Every Chandella emperor has built one temple in his lifetime. Pornography art with over 20 temples describes to sexuality and sex. Besides these, they show a celebration of love, life, and worship. Muslims invaders destruct the temples and forced people to leave the Khajuraho. 13th to 18th century Khajuraho temple away from popularity. A British engineer re-discovered this temple.
5 – Fatehpur Sikri
In the 16th century Fatehpur Sikri is the proud capital of Mughal empire. A small story behind their name. Before this is known as Sikrigrah. It constructed Maharaja Sangram Singh who is the last emperor of Rajput Raja. Akbar attacks this city, and when he strikes at the seventh time, Rajput left this place. Therefore their named Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri located Uttar Pradesh at 35km away from Agra. Noe Fatehpur Sikri has a beautiful architectural view.
6 – Qutub Minar
Qutub Minar located in Mehrauli, New Delhi. Minar constructed in 1193. Qutub-ul-din Aibak laid the foundation in 1199AD. Many tourists come here every year. Its height is more than 70 meters the Shamus din the son in law of Qutub-ul-din completed their structure by adding more three stories. Therefore, their final height is now 72.5 meters. It is the largest stone skyscrapers in India. Its diameter is 14.3 meters, and the top width is 2.7 meters. Qutub Minar has 379 stairs leading to its top story. The upper two stories are made of marble and sandstone, and lower three are red sandstone. The building have a best art design in Indian Historical Places.
7 – The Mysore Palace
Mysore Palace is famous as the Maharaja’s Palace. It located on Sayyaji Rao Road, Mysore, Karnataka. Their construction started in 1897 and completed in 1912. It situated at the center of Mirza road. It si a fascinating palace. The Mysore Palace has three storied with 245 feet length and 156 feet width. It was cavern out of wood but unfortunately burnt in 1897. It was rebuilt in 1912. It is an Indo-Saracenic style of architecture.
8 – Victoria Memorial
Victoria Memorial is a popular ancient monument in India. It located in Queens Way, Kolkata, West Bengal. It constructed in 1921. It is a unique sample of classical European architecture and Mughal motifs. Victoria Memorial has beautiful gardens, paintings that represent the British Period. It is the main attraction of Kolkata for visitors.
9 – Sanchi Stupa
Sanchi is another UNESCO world heritage site. It located in Sanchi, Raisen, Madhya Pradesh. It erected in 3rd century BC. It is away from a distance of 52km from the capital city of Bhopal. Emperor Ashoka built it. The major attractions of Sanchi are Buddhist Stupas, Monasteries temples, and pillars. It is the iconic antique place for the tourists.
10 – Ajanta Caves
Ajanta Caves is the most historical place in India. It located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. It constructed in the 2nd century B.C. To 6th century A.D. There are 34 caves at Ellora. The Ellora caves are famous for the outstanding architecture. In Ajanta Caves 30 caves having paintings and sculptures that are the best example of Buddhist religious art. The unbelievable thing about these caves is that they crafted by hand with hammer and chisel.
We hope you have enjoyed a lot visiting Indian Historical Places.