(Last Updated on : 19/06/2017)
World Heritage Monuments in North India bear the witness to the fact of romance, chivalry, loyalty, deceit, contrive, camaraderie, etc are beautifully spun around. Indian cities
and others are sprinkled with several such historical and religious Indian monuments
. The cultural importance associated with these sites has led to their enlistment in the UNESCO World Heritage sites
Different World Heritage Monuments of North India
Following are the World Heritage Monuments in North India which are world famous:
: Agra Fort is standing tall on the banks of river Yamuna
which was created by the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar
in the city of Agra. This fort
was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO.
: This white marble
grave is the bright model of the endless love of Shah Jahan
and Mumtaz Mahal
. Taj Mahal is not just a bright example of stunning art
and outstanding architecture
, but a monument of love and faith.
: Red Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The red sandstone edifice is not just a major attraction of India's Independence Day
celebrations but is one of the major Mughal structures
built by Emperor Shah Jahan.
: Prominently recognized as the former capital built by Akbar the Great; forgotten by time, this wonderful city is still among one of the most visited monuments in India as well as a major venture from Agra.
's widowed Queen Haji Begum built the Tomb
, in the 16th century AD. Architecturally the forerunner of the Taj Mahal, it stands in Nizamuddin
, which shows the Mughal architecture at its best.
: It was counted under the UNESCO World Heritage List for its exclusive depiction of the Islamic architectural
and creative excellence.
: It has been celebrated as cultural property on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II
at his then new capital of Jaipur
between 1727 and 1734.
: Capital Complex of Chandigarh
was known as a World Heritage Site as part of exceptional gift to Modern Movement. This was an element of Le Corbusiers work, which he did in 17 countries in the first half of 20th century.
Hill Forts of Rajasthan
: One of the current additions to the list of World Heritage Sites in India (2013), this place is well-known for its exclusive Rajput
Military Defense Architecture
. It includes six majestic forts in Chittorgarh
, Ranthambore Fort
, Gagron Fort, Amber Fort
and Jaisalmer Fort
. Theyre located on the rocky Aravalli Mountain Range