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FAMOUS TOURIST SPOTS OF INDIA

S.No.

Site

Location

Founder

1.

Kanheri Caves

Mumbai

Buddhists

2.

Elphanta Caves

Mumbai

Rashtrakutas

3.

Ajanta Caves

Aurangabad

Gupta Rulers

4.

Ellora Caves

Aurangabad

Buddhists

5.

Kandaria Mahadev

Khajurao (M.P.)

Chandela Kings

6.

Madan Palace

Jabalpur (M.P.)

Raja Madan Shah

7.

Mrignyani Palace

Gwalior (M.P.)

Raja Man Singh Tomar

8.

Dhar Fort

Dhar (M.P.)

Mohammad Bin Tughlaq

9.

Golconda Fort

Hyderabad (A.P.)

Qutubshahi

10.

Cochin Fort

Kerala

Portuguese

11.

Vijay Stambh (Victory Tower)

Chittorgarh (Raj.)

Rana Kumbha

12.

Qutub Minar

Delhi

Qutub-ud-din-Aibak

13.

Adhai Din Ka Jhopda

Ajmer (Raj.)

Qutub-ud-din-Aibak

14.

Hauz Khas

Delhi

Alauddin Khilji

15.

Tughlakabad

Delhi

Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

16.

Firoz Shah Kotla

Delhi

Firoz Shah Tughlaq

17.

Bundi Fort

Bundi (Raj.)

Raja Nagar Singh

18.

Pichhola Lake

Udaipur (Raj.)

-

19.

Kakaria  Lake

Ahmedabad

Sultan Qutub-ud-din

20.

Jodhpur Fort

Jodhpur (Raj.)

Rao Jodha Ji

21.

Fateh Sagar

Udaipur (Raj.)

Maharana Fateh Singh

22.

Deeg Palace

Deeg (Raj.)

Raja Bandan Singh

23.

Rani Ki Badi

Bundi (Raj.)

Rani Nathvati

24.

Chhatra Mahal

Undi Fort

Rani Chhatrasal

25.

Junagarh

Bikaner (Raj.)

Raja Jay Singh

26.

Jantar-Mantar

Delhi and Jaipur

Sawai Jay Singh

27.

Nahargarh Fort

Jaipur (Raj.)

Sawai Jay Singh

28.

Bharatpur Fort

Bharatpur (Raj.)

Raja Surajmal Singh

29.

Moti Masjid

Delhi Fort

Aurangzeb

30.

Ummed Palace

Jodhpur (Raj.)

Maharaja Ummed Singh

31.

Aram Bagh

Agra (U.P.)

Babur

32.

Red Fort

Delhi

Shahjehan

33.

Humayun’s Tomb

Delhi

Hameeda Banu Beghum (Wife of Humayun)

34.

Shalimar Bagh (Garden)

Srinagar (J & K)

Jehangir

35.

St. George Fort

Chennai (TN)

East India Company

36.

Sher Shah’s Tomb

Sasaram (Bihar)

Son of Sher Shah

37.

Fatehpur Sikri

Agra (U.P.)

Akbar

38.

Old Fort (Purana Quila)

Delhi

Sher Shah Suri

39.

Akbar’s Tomb

Sikandra (U.P.)

Jehangir

40.

Chashma-Shahi

Jammu & Kashmir

Ali Mardan Khan

41.

Etamad-ud-daulah’s Tomb

Agra  (U.P.)

Noorjehan

42.

Taj Mahal

Agra  (U.P.)

Shahjehan

43.

Nishaat Bagh

Jammu Kashmir

Asaf Ali

44.

Sheesh Mahal

Agra  (U.P.)

Shahjehan

45.

Khas Mahal

Agra  (U.P.)

Shahjehan

46.

Dewan-e-Khas

Agra fort  (U.P.)

Shahjehan

47.

Bada Imambada

Lucknow  (U.P.)

Nawab Asaf-Ud-Daulah

48.

Chhota Imambada

Lucknow  (U.P.)

Mohammad Ali Shah

49.

Golghar

Patna (Bihar)

British Government

50.

Padari Ki Haveli

Patna (Bihar)

Father Capuchin

51.

Fort William

Kolkata (WB)

Lord Clive

52.

Bibi Ka Maqbara

Aurangabad

Aurangzeb

53.

Safderjung Ka Maqbara

Delhi

Shuja-ud-daulah

54.

Belur Math

Kolkata (WB)

Swami Vivekanand

55.

Anand Bhawan

Allahabad (U.P.)

Moti Lal Nehru

56.

Laxman Jhula

Rishikesh (Utt.)

-

57.

Shanti Niketan

West Bengal

Rabindranath Tagore

58.

Sabarmati Ashram

Ahmedabad

Mahatma Gandhi

59.

Prince of Wales Museum

Mumbai

George V

60.

Gateway of India

Mumbai

British Government

61.

President House

Delhi

British Government

62.

Victoria Memorial

Kolkata (WB)

-

63.

Botanical Garden

Shivpur (WB)

-

64.

Sunset Point

Mount Abu (Raj)

-

65.

Char Minar

Hyderabad (AP)

Kuli Qutub Shah

66.

Sun Temple

Konark (Orissa)

Narsingh Dev I

67.

Jagannath Temple

Puri (Orissa)

Chola Gang Dev

68.

Chenna Keshab Temple

Belur

Vishnu Vardhan

69.

Laxman Temple

Chhatarpur (MP)

Chandela Rulers

70.

Dilwada Jain Temple

Mount Abu (Raj)

Vimal Shah

71.

Vishnupad Temple

Gaya (Bihar)

Rani Ahilya Bai

72.

Harminder Sahib

Patna (Bihar)

Maharaja Ranjit Singh

73.

Kali Temple

Kolkata (WB)

Rani Ras Moni

74.

Laxmi Narayan Temple

Delhi

Birla Family

75.

Khirki Masjid

Delhi

Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

76.

Shershahi Masjid

Patna (Bihar)

Parvez Shah

77.

Mecca Masjid

Hyderabad (AP)

Kuli Kutub Shah

78.

Patthar Ki Masjid

Patna (Bihar)

Parvez Shah

79.

Patthar Ki Masjid

Jammu & Kashmir

Noorjehan

80.

Jama Masjid

Agra (UP)

Shahjehan

81.

Moti Masjid

Agra Fort (UP)

Shahjehan

82.

Jama Masjid

Delhi

Shahjehan

83.

Charar-e-Sharif

Sri Nagar (J&K)

Jainul Abedin

84.

Hajratbal Masjid

Sri Nagar (J&K)

-

85.

Nakhuda Masjid

Kolkata (WB)

-

FAMOUS SITES OF WORLD

Site

Location

Al-Aqusa

Jerusalem

Big Ben

London

Brandenberg Gate

Berlin

Broadway

New York

Brown House

Berlin

Buckingham Palace

London

Colossium

Rome

Downing Street

London

Eiffel Tower

Paris

Fleet Street

London

Harley Street

London

Hyde Park

London

India House

London

Kaaba

Mecca

Kremlin

Moscow

Leaning Tower

Pisa (Italy)

Louvre

Paris

Merdeka Palace

Jakarta

Oval

London

Pentagon

Washington

Potala

Nanking

Pyramid

Egypt

Red Square

Moscow

Scotland Yard

London

Shew-Dragon Pagoda

Rangoon

Sphinx

Egypt

Statue of Liberty

New York

Vatican

Rome

Wailing Wall

Jerusalem

Wall Street

New York

Westminster Abbey

London

White Hall

London

White House

Washington