Famous Monuments of India

Taj Mahal – Agra, Uttar Pradesh

None of the monument in the world can not dare stand in comparison with the Taj Mahal in Agra. The monument in white marble was built by Emperor Shah Jahan's grave in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz. Recently named one of the seven wonders of the world, a masterpiece – a sample of the Mughal architectural style. A glimpse of the Taj Mahal on a full moon night offers viewers a romantic mood.

Gateway of India – Mumbai, Maharashtra

Built in a combination of Hindu and Muslim architectural style, the Gateway is a basalt arch, about 26 meters high. Its central dome 15 meters in diameter and 26 meters above the ground. It is located on the waterfront in the area of ​​Apollo Boundary in South Mumbai and well studied by amateurs cruises, fishermen and guides.

Minar Qutub – New Delhi

By measuring the height of 72.5 m, Qutub Minar – the tallest brick minaret in the world. Its construction began in 1193 under the regime of Qutub-ud-din-Aibak and was completed in 1386 by Firuz Shah Tuglyukom. Minar – a fine example of indaislamskaga architectural style, and a few years ago, UNESCO has declared a World Heritage Site.

Hawa Mahal – Jaipur, Rajasthan

Hawa Mahal, which means Palace of the Winds, shows the architecture of Rajasthan in the best case. It was built by Maharaja Sawai Singh to heat in 1799. He has five stories and its design Mahal reflects a strong influence of the Mughal architecture. The palace complex of 953 small windows that overlook the street, and openings penetrating the cool breeze, thus giving its name.

Cellular Jail – Port Blair, Andaman Islands and Nikabarskiya

Also known as Kala Pani, Cellular Jail – a significant tourist attraction on the island of Andaman and Nicabar. History says that it was a prison for many remarkable Indian activities during the freedom struggle of India. Its construction was begun in 1896 and completed in 1906. The historic building of the wings 7 and 98 cells.

Vijay court – Bangalore, Karnataka

Impressive Vidhi-Court – one of the main attractions of Bangalore. In the style of the architectural style it was built in 1950. Extraordinary Observer notes easily used neadravidyyski indasaratsynski and style. Also shimmering zharoha the monument reflects the style of Rajasthan. The building covers an area of ​​700 by 350 feet and a & # 39; is the largest legislative building in India.