Top 10 Most Beautiful Monuments in India

India has a bunch of beautiful monuments. They've been around for a long time and used many different architectural styles. They're still around today and are really amazing to view! Here are some really beautiful monuments to take a look at.

The Top Ten

1 Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum on the southern bank of the river Yamuna in Agra. The area is 17 hectares and the height is
73m(or 240 ft). The type of architecture used to make the Taj Mahal is Mughal Architecture. Ustad Ahmad Lahouri and Ustad Isa were the ones who build the Taj Mahal.

This one's really famous, and for a good reason too. I've never seen it personally before, but I hope I'll be able to in the future.

I never been here before but judging from the image, it looks like a very beautiful place to be in.

Wish I could go there, it's so beautiful! I just love the perfect symmetry of Taj Mahal.

2 Charminar

Charminar is a mosque and monument in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It is 48.7 m(160 ft) tall and it uses the Indo-Islamic architecture. Mohammed Quli Qutab Shah built the Charminar.

A really nice monument. Seems like a great landmark to visit.

3 Qutub Minar

The Qutub Minar is a "victory tower" located in the Qutb complex. It is 72.5 m(or 238 ft) tall and it used the Indo-Islamic architecture style. Qutab-ud-din Aibak build this.

Looks incredible! I like the name as well.

4 India Gate

The India Gate is a war memorial located extending across the Rajpath near New Dehli. This is a memorial to 70,000 British Indian Army soldiers who died in between the years 1914–1921 in WWI. The architecture style is Triumphal Arch and the architect who built it is Edwin Lutyens.

5 Gateway Of India

The Gateway of India is an arch-monument built in the city Mumbai during early 20th century. It used the Indo-Saracenic architecture style and the architect was George Wittet. It was made to show respect for George V(Emperor of India) and Mary of Teck,( Empress consort)'s arrivals in India at Mumbai. It's height is 26 m (85 ft).

6 Konark Sun Temple

The Konark Sun Temple is located on the coastline of Odisha, India. The temple is 70 m( 229 feet) tall and used the Kalinga architecture style. King Narasimhadeva I was the guy who built the Konark Sun Temple.

7 Safdarjung Tomb

Safdarjung Tomb is a sandstone and marble mausoleum located in Delhi, India.The architectural style used was Mughal and Indo-Islamic and was built by Shuja-ud-Daula. The height is 28m(92 ft) tall.

8 Tomb of Mariam-UZ-Zamani

The Tomb of Mariam-UZ-Zamani was built by Jahangir, in memory of his deceased mother Mariam-uz-Zamani. The tomb is in Sikandra. The architectural styles used were the Mughal architecture and the Indo-Islamic architecture.

9 Chota Imambara

The Chota Imambara is a monument located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. The architectural style used as Mughal architecture style. The height is 18m(60 feet). Mohammed Ali Shah's built the Chota Imambara.

Wow, that looks stunning!

10 Chowmahalla Palace

Chowmahalla Palace is the palace for Nizams of Hyderabad State in Telangana, India. The height is 15(50 feet) and was the European neo-classical architecture style. Nizam Salabat Jung was the guy who built the Chowmahalla Palace.

The Contenders

11 Iron Pillar of Delhi
12 Amar Jawan Jyoti
13 Statue of Unity
14 Gangaikonda Cholapuram
15 Adiyogi Shiva
16 Thiruvalluvar Statue
17 Thiruttani, Subramaniam Temple
18 Sabarimala in Kerala
19 Kochi
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