446 Notable Architectures in India that you should visit - With photos & details

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446 Notable Architectures to explore in India

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Bathinda Fort- Qila MubarakNear Fort, Old City, Bathinda, Punjab 151001, India

This is a historically important fort in the city of  Bathinda built in 1200 AD. it is maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. There are so many stories based on this fort. The architecture of this fort is so amazing and it attracts a lot of people everyday.

Bhubaneswar TempleOld Town, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751002, India

Bhubaneswar the temple city of India is the capital of Orissa. It is believed that there were about 7000 temples in Ekamra Vana of Bhubaneswar . Reminiscence of the days of yore dating back to the 6th century.Satrughaneswar and laxamaneswar temple to the gigantic Lingaraj temple of the 11th century are available in the old township .Centuries of temple building activity continued well in to the 12th and 13th century in the shape of Anant Basudev temple on the southeast of the Bindu Sarovar Tank

Hammam KhanaSatkhira - Kalaroa Rd, Ishwaripur, Bangladesh

This is the royal bath specifically built for Shah Jahan's wife to enjoy a luxurious bath in water constructed during Mughal Period. The Hammam is beautifully decorated with paintings on honey comb work. Even today, the ceiling has many intricate paintings.

108 Shiv MandirThakur Para, Kalna, West Bengal 713409, India

A famous temple in Bardhaman which was once famous for the battles of the Pathans and Mughals. the reason it's known as 108 Shiv Temple is that there literally are 108 small temples contracted side by side in a beautiful vertical pattern.

112 Feet AdiyogiMahashivaratri Grounds, Ishana Vihar, Velliangiri Foothills, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641114, India

Adiyogu statue is the tallest Siva statue situated in the Coimbatore district of Tamilnadu which has been recognized by the Guinness world records as the largest bust sculpture in the world. This was designed by sadguru Jaggi Vasudev and is a part of the Isha foundation.

Aaina Mahal PalaceMaharav Of Kutch, Darbargadh Chowk, Old Dhatia Falia, Bhuj, Gujarat 370001, India

Aaina Mahal Palace is an 18th-century palace that is located next to the Prag Mahal in Darbargadh, Bhuj, Gujarat, India. The palace was built by Rao Lakhpatji of Cutch State around 1750. Lakhpatji's master craftsman Ram Singh Malam designed the palace in the local style and decorated it in the European style with glass, mirrors, and tiles.

Aberdeen Clock TowerRGT Rd, Aberdeen Bazar, Mohanpura, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744104, India

Aberdeen Clock Tower was built in the memory of Indian and British soldiers who defended the islands during World War I. The simple, bright yellow, obelisk-shaped clock tower serves as a good meeting point which was located in the center of a busy marketplace.

Adinath Jain Temple1, Laad Gali, Pochaupati, Dhar, Madhya Pradesh 454001, India

Adinatha temple is a Jain temple dedicated to the Jain tirthankara Adinatha, located at Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh. This temple is part of UNESCO World Heritage Site along with other temples in Khajuraho Group of Monuments.

Agam KuanAgam Kuan, Patna, Bihar, India

Agam Kuan is an ancient well and archaeological site in Patna, India. It is said to date back to the period of Mauryan emperor, Ashoka. Circular in shape, the well is lined with brick in the upper 13 metres and contains wooden rings in the remaining 19 metres.

Agra FortAgra Fort, Rakabganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh 282003, India

It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty until 1638 when the capital was shifted from Agra to Delhi. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city.

AhukhanaAhukhana, Madhya Pradesh 450331, India

Aahukhana is an archaeological site in the heart of Burhanpur. There is so many things to see and study around this place. One who visits Burhanpur should visit this place.

Ajanta CavesMaharashtra 431117, India

Ajanta caves are 30 rockcut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 CE in Aurangabad. The caves include paintings and rock-cut sculptures described as among the finest surviving examples of ancient Indian art, particularly expressive paintings that present emotion through gesture, pose and form. This is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Ajmeri GateAjmeri Gate, Sangram Colony, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001, India

A popular tourist place in Jaipur. The huge walls and the gate is a perfect example of the royal architecture.

Alandi garuda sthambhaAlandi, Pune, Maharashtra 412105, India

This is a stone column  erected in the banks of a lake in the Pune district. Historically important place. this is a symbol of Victory.

Aligarh FortQila, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh 202001, India

It was built during the time of Ibrahim Lodi by Muhammad, son of Umar the governor of Kol who was the governor of this region during the time of Farrukh Siyar and Muhammad Shah, further rebuilt the fort. It is also called "Aligarh Qila". Most part of it is damaged and only a peripheral appearance of a fort is present. It is situated near the G T Road and consists of a regular polygon, surrounded by a very broad and deep ditch.

All Saints' CathedralSarojini Naidu Marg, Civil Lines, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh 211001, India

also known as Patthar Girja is an Anglican cathedral located in Prayagraj, Modeled after 13th-century Gothic style churches, The cathedral is at the centre of a large open space at the crossing of two of the principal roads of Allahabad, MG Marg and SN Marg.

Allahabad fortAllahabad fort, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India

Allahabad Fort is a fort built by the Mughal emperor Akbar at Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India in 1583. The fort stands on the banks of the Yamuna near its confluence with the river Ganges. It is recognised by the Archaeological Survey of India as a monument of national importance.

Amruteshwar TempleAhmednagar, Maharashtra 422605, India

Temple which was built in the 12 century AD. The walls are decorated with geometrical patterns and few sculptures. The shikhara has four vertical spires with diminishing miniature shikhara capped with a flat amalaka. A pushkarani or stepped tank in square pan is also provided near temple. The temple faces the west and is dedicated to Shiva,

Anantashayana VishnuPitiri, Odisha 759120, India

Anantashayana Vishnu is a symbolic representation of the cosmic balance of finity within infinity. There are many rock and other material sculptures and paintings of this cosmic visualization. The image was carved during the first quarter of the 9th century CE when the Bhauma kara that ruled in the cental part of Orissa.

Anchuruli TunnelAnchuruli, Idukki District, Kattappana, Kerala 685514, India

A 5.5-kilometer tunnel carved through a single continuous granite to move water from Irattayar Dam to Idukki Reservoir.