12 Historical Places In India You Never Heard About

Due to the cultural importance many historical places in India are listed as UNESCO world heritage sites but there are famous monuments in India you never heard about. These historical monuments are the true wealth of heritage tourism of India including diverse traditions, cultures and religions.

Nizamat Imambara, Murshidabad


The city of Murshidabad is home to number of monument of National importance in West Bengal, located on the southern bank of the Bhagirathi. Famous monuments for heritage tourism in Murshidabad includes Hazarduari Palace,Nizamat Imambara and Katra Mosque.

Zampa Gateway, Diu


Zampa Gateway is a major landmark of Diu, Painted in bright red color and recognised as a monument of national importance in Daman and Diu. Red color Zampa Gateway is the most visited place among the other tourist attractions in Diu.

Maluti, Jharkhand


Maluti village of Jharkhand is home to a group of 72 extant terracotta temples of Pala Dynasty, situated near Shikaripara in Dumka District. The village of Maluti is known for the annual sacrifice of over 100 goats on Kali Puja along with buffalo and sheep.

Arvalem Rock Cut, Goa

Rock Cut Caves of Arvalem are also called as Pandavas Caves is one of the beautiful example of the historical monuments present in Goa. Arvalem caves are found 36 kms from Panaji built in architecture of Buddha caves.

Eran Monuments, Madhya Pradesh


The ancient site at Eran village in Madhya Pradesh is covered as a protected monument of national importance. Madhya Pradesh has many famous monuments and also home to the cultural heritage of Hinduism,Buddhism and Jainism.

Sirpur Town, Chhattisgarh


Sirpur is a historical town on the banks of the river Mahanadi in Chhattisgarh and an important centre of Buddhist in the state. Laxman Temple dedicated to lord Vishnu is one of the finest brick temples of India.

Talatal Ghar, Assam


Talatal Ghar also known as the Kareng Ghar is amongst the largest historical monuments in Assam,situated in Rangpur near Sivasagar. Talatal Ghar palace is one of the grandest examples of Tai Ahom architecture and also the largest of all Tai Ahom monuments.

Rabdentse, Sikkim


Rabdentse was the second capital of Sikkim and the ruins of the palace is an archeological site that is famous for its ancient ruins and chortens. The Rabdentse ruins are part of Buddhist religious pilgrimage circuit.

Leh Palace, Ladakh

Leh Palace is a abandoned place being restored by the Archaeological Survey of India. The ruined palace and museum holds a rich collection of jewellery and palace roof provides panoramic views of the surrounding areas.

Kiradu Temples, Rajasthan


Kiradu temples is mainly the group of temples, situated in Thar desert of Rajasthan near Barmer town. These temples feature impressive sculpture and architecture of Solanki style and known as The Khajuraho of Rajasthan.

Belgaum Fort, Karnataka

Belgaum Fort

Belagavi Fort or Belgaum Fort is a major tourist attraction in Belgaum and declared as the State Heritage Monument. The fort is situated in the foothills of the Sahyadri mountain range at an altitude of about 2,500 ft in the city of Belagavi.

Undavalli Caves, Andhra Pradesh

Undavalli Caves

Undavalli Caves is one of the best example of Indian rock-cut architecture,located in Undavalli of Guntur district. The caves are best known for four story caves with a huge recreated statue of Vishnu.

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