Know Your State: Important Monuments (State-wise) and their Builders

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : February 14th, 2022

Know Your State | Important Monuments (State-wise) and their Builders: Today we will learn an important topic of general awareness for SSC and railway exams, i.e. Famous Indian monuments and their Builders. This topic is very crucial from the exam point of view for the upcoming SSC and Railway Exams 2022 and questions might appear in the  SSC CGL 2022 and SSC CHSL 2022

Here, we are providing you with the list of Indian monuments and their builders pdf. Students can download it in English and Hindi both from the links given below.

Know Your State | Important Monuments (State-wise) and their Builders

Place

Monument

Built by

Year/Century

 

 

 

Agra (Uttar Pradesh)

Agra Fort

Akbar

1573 AD

Agra city

Sikandar Lodi

-

Aram Bagh

Babur

1528 AD

Tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daula

NoorJahan

1628 AD

Jama Masjid

Shahjahan

1648 AD

Shish Mahal

Shahjahan

1632 AD

Taj Mahal

Shahjahan

1653 AD

Fatehpur Sikri
Jodha Bai Palace
 Birbal Palace
 Panch Mahal
 Buland Darwaza

Akbar

16th century

Sikandra, Agra (Uttar Pradesh)

Akbar’s Tomb

Akbar and his son Jahangir

1613 AD

Agra Fort, Agra (Uttar Pradesh)

Deewan-E- Khas

Shahjahan

-

Moti Masjid

Shahjahan

1635 AD

Allahabad, (Uttar Pradesh)

Anand Bhawan

Motilal Nehru

1930 AD

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)

Bada Imambara

Asaf-ud-daula

1785 AD

Chhota Imambara

Muhammad Ali Shah

-

Mathura (Uttar Pradesh)

Jantar Mantar

Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II

1724-1738 AD

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)

Jantar Mantar

Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II

1724-1739 AD

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu)

Rock cut temple

Mahendravarman-I

8th century

Shore temple

Narasimhavarman-II

8th century

Kanchipuram (Tamil Nadu)

Kailasanathar Temple

Narasimhavarman-II

685-705 AD

Darasuram (Tamil Nadu)

Airavatesvara temple

Rajaraja I

12th century

Tanjore (Tamil Nadu)

Brihadeshwara

Rajaraja chola I

1010 AD

Gangaikonda cholapuram (Tamil Nadu)

Gangaikondacholapuram

Rajendra I

12th century

Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

Saint George Fort

East India Company

1644 AD

Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Meenakshi Temple

-

-

Ajmer (Rajasthan)

Adhai Din Ka Jhopra

Qutubuddin Aibak

1192 AD

Dargah Ajmer Sharif

Sultan Shyasuddin

-

 

Jaipur (Rajasthan)

Hawa Mahal

Maharaja Pratap Singh

1799 AD

Nahargarh Fort

Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II

1734 AD

Jaigarh Fort

Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II

1726 AD

Chittorgarh (Rajasthan)

Vijaya Stambha

Maharana Kumbha

1448 AD

Mount Abu (Rajasthan)

Dilwara Jain Temple

Vimal Shah

1582 AD

Bharatpur (Rajasthan)

Bharatpur Fort

Raja Surajmal Singh

19th century

Jaipur (Rajasthan)

Amber Fort

Man Singh I

1592 AD

Jantar Mantar

Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II

1724-1736 AD

Jodhpur (Rajasthan)

Mehrangarh Fort

Rao Jodha

1460 AD

Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh)

Jantar Mantar

Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II

1724-1737 AD

Madhya Pradesh

Khajuraho Temples

Chandellas

950-1050 AD

Hyderabad (Telangana)

Char- Minar

Quli Qutub Shah

1591 AD

Macca Masjid

Quli Qutub Shah

1694 AD

Golconda Fort

Qutub Shahi rulers

16th century

Andhra Pradesh

Shri Venkateswara Temple

-

-

Aurangabad (Maharashtra)

Ajanta Caves

Gupta rulers

4-10th century

Bibi Ka Maqbara

Azam Shah

1661 AD

Maharashtra

Ellora Caves

Rashtrakuta rulers

6-10th century

Mumbai (Maharashtra)

Elephanta Caves

Rashtrakuta rulers

5-9 century

Gateway Of India

British Govt.

20th century

Bihar

Vikramasila Monastery

Dharma Pala

8th century

Nalanda University

Kumargupta I

-

Sasaram (Bihar)

Shershah’s Tomb

Shershah’s son

1545 AD

 

 

Delhi

Purana Qila

Shershah Suri

16th century

Safdar Jung Tomb

Shuja-ud-daula

1754 AD

Qutub Minar

Qutubuddin Aibak

1193 AD

Alai darwaza

Alauddin Khiliji

1311 AD

Hauz Khas

Alauddin Khilji

-

Ferozshah Kotla

Ferozshan Tughlaq

-

Khirki Masjid

Ghyasuddin Tughlaq

1354 AD

Humayun’s Tomb

Humayun’s wife

1533 AD

Jama Masjid

Shahjahan

1656 AD

Red Fort

Shahjahan

1639 AD

Delhi Fort, Delhi

Moti Masjid

Aurangzeb

1660 AD

 

New Delhi

Jantar Mantar

Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II

1724-1735 AD

India Gate

Edwin Lutyens (Architect)

-

Bangaluru (Karnataka)

Lal Bagh

Hyder Ali

1760 AD

Bijapur, Karnataka

Gol Gumbaz (largest dome in India)

Muhammad Adil Shah

1656 AD

Karnataka

Hampi Monuments

-

-

Amritsar (Punjab)

Swarna Mandir (Golden Temple)

Guru Ram Das with the fifth, Guru Arjan

1577 AD

West Bengal

Shantiniketan

Rabindra Nath Tagore

19th century

Kolkata (West Bengal)

Victoria Memorial

British Govt.

1921 AD

Konark (Odisha)

Sun Temple

Narsimhadeva I

1250 AD

Puri (Odisha)

Jagannath Temple

Anantvarman Ganga

1161 AD

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)

Shalimar Garden

Jahangir

1619 AD

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  • The famous Indian monument "Buland Darwaza" was built by Emperor Akbar.

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