Are you sure we know everything about our ancient buildings?
India is a land of great bigha monuments and secret stories revolving around them. Yes, I say with pride that India has a huge culture, interesting secrets and revelations! Even one of the seven wonders of the world is nesting in India. But, do you know everything about the great artistic monument of our ancestors? Well, the time has come to investigate some shocking facts about Indian monuments. Let’s have a look.
Frequently Asked Questions about Shocking Facts about Indian Monuments
a. Famous historical monuments in India are Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar, Charminar, India Gate, Gateway of Indian, Konark Sun, Gol Gumbaz, etc.
a. Uttar Pradesh has the maximum number of monuments in India which count a total of 3,685 monuments. Due to its cultural heritage and historical relevance, this place is known as the ‘heartland of India’.
a. There are many popular monuments in India which are believed to be haunted by locals and travelers. Some of the best examples of haunted monuments are the following:
1. Kuldhara in Rajasthan
2. Bhangarh Fort in Rajasthan
3. Shaniwarwada Fort in Pune
4. Malcha Mahal in Delhi
5. Charlieville Mansion in Shimla
a. Most of the monuments in India are well maintained by the Archaeological Department of India. However, these popular places took away the ruthlessness of the previous rulers and their influence over them.
a. Agra is the most popular city in Uttar Pradesh, which is visited by tourists from all over the world due to its major monuments. Taj Mahal is the major attraction here, followed by Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Lalbagh, etc.
a. Check the hidden facts about Fatehpur Sikri:
Fatehpur Sikri was built by Akbar towards the end of the 16th century and Sikri remained the capital of the Mughal expire for nearly 10 years.
Fatehpur Sikri is home to the largest mosque in India, known as Jama Masjid.
-This place was the residence of a popular Sufi saint, known as Sheikh Salim Chishti. Later, Akbar also shifted his court and Sikri to honor Sheikh.
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