Ashokan Rock Edicts, Junagadh

Ticketed Monuments – Gujarat Ashokan Rock edicts are situated at Lat. 210 31 N; Long 700 28 E. The Rock edicts of Emperor Ashokan were engraved on a granite boulder on the slope of Girinagara or Urjayata Hill. On the eastern face of it was engraved 14 Rock edicts by Ashoka and later epigraphs of […]

Excavations – Important – Uttar Pradesh

Ahichchhatra, Dt. Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh Ahichchhatra which is identified by Alexander Cunningham as Ahicchatra of ancient literature is about 11 km north of Aonla, the tehsil headquarter. This site was first excavated by Cunningham and then by K.N. Dikshit assisted by A. Gosh and others in 1940-44. They identified Nine periods of occupation called ‘strata’ […]

Excavations – Important – Karnataka

Brahmagiri, Dt. Chitradurga, Karnataka Brahmagiri is located close to Siddapur where two Minor Rock-edicts of Ashoka were discovered in 1891. These inscriptions, besides indicating the southern most extent by the Mauryan empire, also mentions the locality known as Isila, the headquarters of the Mahamatras of Suvarnagiri. A habitation site was discovered here in 1940 M.H. […]

Museum – Sanchi

Archaeological Museum, Sanchi (Madhya Pradesh) With the view of housing the object discovered in course of excavations at Sanchi, a small museum was established on the hilltop, in 1919, by Sir John Marshall, former Director General of ASI. Later on, due to inadequacy of space as well as for aesthetically displaying the museum objects, Archaeological […]

Alphabetical List of Monuments – Gujarat

Vadodara Circle, Gujarat SL.No Name of the monument / site Location District 1 Three gates besides Bhadrakali temple Ahmedabad Ahmedabad 2 Bhadra gate beside Bhadrakali temple Ahmedabad Ahmedabad 3 Sidi Saiyad’s Mosque Ahmedabad Ahmedabad 4 Ahmed Shah’s Mosque Ahmedabad Ahmedabad 5 Teen Darwaja or Tripolia gate Ahmedabad Ahmedabad 6 Shah kupa Masjid Ahmedabad Ahmedabad 7 […]

List of Monuments under – Lucknow Circle

Lucknow Circle, Uttar Pradesh SL.No Name of the monument / site Location District 1. Allahabad Fort (i) Ashoka Pillar (Inscribed stone pillar) (ii) Zanana Palace Allahabad Allahabad 2. Cemeteries in Kydganj Allahabad Allahabad 3. Khusru Bagh :- (i) Enclosure wall and Gateway of Khusru Bagh (ii) Tomb of Bibi Tamolan (iii) Tomb of Sultan Khusru […]

Alphabetical List of Monuments – Delhi

Delhi Circle (N.C.T. of Delhi) SL.No Name of the monument / site Location 1. Bastion, where a wall of Jahan panah meets the wall of Rai Pithora fort. Adchini 2. Ramp and gateway of Rai Pithora’s Fort Adchini 3. Marble Tomb reputed to be that of Newab BahadurJawid Khan Aliganj 4 Lal Bangla Babarpur(Kaka  Nagar) 5. […]

Alphabetical List of Monuments – Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal Circle, Madhya Pradesh SL.No Name of the monument / site Location District 1 Temples Baihar Balaghat 2 Fort Garhi Balaghat 3 Old Fort Lanji Balaghat 4 An old temple within the limits of Piparwara forest Village Raigarh Balaghat 5 Temple of Koteswara Mahadeva Hanuman Kashitola Balaghat 6 53 images locally knows known as Sada […]

Alphabetical List of Monuments – Karnataka – Bangalore

Bangalore Circle, Karnataka SL.No Name of the monument / site Location District 1 Old Dungeon Fort Gates Bangalore Bangalore 2 Tipu Sultan’s Palace Bangalore Bangalore 3 Pre-Historic Site Chikajal Bangalore 4 Fort Devanahalli Bangalore 5 Tipu Sultan’s Birth Palace Devanahalli Bangalore 6 Pre-Historic Site Hejjala Bangalore 7 Pre-Historic Site Managondanahalli Bangalore 8 Pre-Historic Site Sevanadurga […]

Alphabetical List of Monuments – Bihar

List of Centrally protected Monuments / Sites under the jurisdiction of Bihar (Patna Circle) SL.No Name of the monument / site Location District 1. Tomb of Shamsher Khan Shamshernagar Aurangabad 2. Ancient site of Vikramasila Monastery Antichak Bhagalpur 3. Rock Temple Golgong Bhagalpur 4. Patalpuri cave and land adjoining Bateshwar cave on the Patharghata hill […]