North Indian Monuments
North India is home to some of the most historical monuments in the world and is marked by its exquisite architecture and design. The northern part of India is a hub of many ancient Indian monuments, of which Taj Mahal is considered as one of the seven wonders of the world. Apart from these, north India possess some of the ancient and finest monuments in the world.
The ancient monuments of north India, are mainly the results of the foreign invasions, and after the downfall of the ancient empires, the forts, the palaces and other monuments become isolated. But many of these monuments are preserved and are the trade mark of the northern parts of India. Many of these monuments are opened for the public for viewing. But some monuments are restricted for the tourists due to some security reasons. Majority of the north Indian monuments mark the presence of the Mughal Dynasty, Rajputana empire and more.
A lot of effort has been put in by the Government of India to preserve these ancient and historic monuments, and the government has succeeded to some extend. The major monuments in north India, are situated in the northern states of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab.The major monuments in north India include Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar, Humayun tomb, Hawa Mahal, Red Fort in Delhi and Agra, India Gate, some old palaces and forts in Rajasthan and more. The table below gives a list of some of the major monuments of northern India.