5 Best Indian Monuments to Visit

General News | Nov-01-2020

5 Best Indian Monuments to Visit

A monument is a historical place (usually a building, statue of the fort) that reminds people of a renowned person.
Some examples of Indian monuments are the Taj Mahal, Golden Temple, Red fort, Qu-tub Minar, India gate, Mysore palace, Sun temple, Fatehpur Sikri, Ajanta caves, Ellora caves, Chittaurgarh fort, Humayun's tomb, Agra Fort, Charminar, Jantar Mantar, Aurangabad caves, Jhansi fort and a lot more! There are approximately 116 monuments in India.

Among these numerous beauties of India, some of the best ones are:

 Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh: One of the seven wonders of the world, this Mahal was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his wife. Shah Jahan cut off the creators' hands after this structure was completed to make a similar fort throughout his life.

Mysore Palace, Mysore, Karnataka: One of the most visited Indian monuments, this palace's architecture is impressive as if it is made from a mix of Hindu, Mughal, Rajput, and Gothic architecture styles. Its construction was started in the 14th century by the first ruler of the Mysore kingdom.

Golden Temple, Amritsar, Punjab: Commonly known as Harmandir Sahib, this is the most famous Sikh Gurudwara in India. It was built in 1604. It was destroyed by Afghans several times even when it's four doors signify the entry for four religions preventing discrimination.

Sanchi Stupa, Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh: This stupa is one of India's oldest Buddhist sites. It was first made by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka. It also represents the three jewels of Buddhism; Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha.

Red Fort, Delhi: House of the Mughals, this fort was made from red sandstone. Our prime minister represents the public from Red Fort on Independence Day.
These monuments have great beauty so let's prevent pollution and protect these monuments.

 Toshani Mehra

Delhi Public School, Greater Noida