Must-See Architecture Sites in India: A Journey Through Time and Culture

Posted On : 15-3-2016
Must See Architecture Sites In India

India is a treasure trove of architectural marvels, showcasing a rich heritage of various dynasties and civilizations that have left their mark on the country's landscape.

India has been a land of architectural marvels and here is a list of some of the mind-boggling architecture sites in India.

Art Architecture Tour of India

Belur- Halibedu

Located in Karnataka and identified as the early 10th Century Capital of the Hoysala Empire, this site is famous for its temples. With breathtaking temple tops and even more complicated constructions in the form of statues out statues made out of the monolithic rock, it is of little wonder that UNESCO has made this a world Heritage Site. Belur-Halibedu is a must-visit for those who enjoy medieval oriental architecture.


The national capital has its own fair share of architecture with the newly constructed temple of Akshardham. Complete with mesmerizing statues and statuettes this Hindu temple is a modern yet captivating illustration of fine sculpting techniques and skill. The vintage locations of Jama Masjid, Red Fort and India Gate are also amazing constructions to be visited in Delhi.


Known famously for its housing of sculptures pertaining to erotic art, Khajuraho is also a world-famous heritage site for architecture. Located in Madhya Pradesh, this group of Hindu and Jain temples was built way back in the 900s which makes it a site for historic artefacts in the form of constructions.

Ajanta and Ellora

Located in Maharastra near the city of Nasik, Ajanta and Ellora caves are famous for their art and sculpting respectively. With the finest example of Indian art dating back to the 2nd century, BC Ajanta is every art lovers' delight. On the other hand, Ellora offers one of the most picturesque statues to have ever been forged in the ancient eras. Studded with amazing wall carvings and scintillating figures depicting Hindu and Buddhist mythology the place is a must-visit.

Other places for architectural wonders also include Agra, Rajasthan, Elephanta Caves, Hampi in Karnataka which was the capital of Krishna Deva Raya the famous king of the Vijayanagara Empire. All in all, India is a land of delights and it does not fail to amaze in terms of historic constructions. Be it the Mughal Architecture in the Taj Mahal of Agra or the fantastic cave inscriptions in Maharastra and Rajasthan India has it all!

It is evident that there are many places to visit on India's tour of architecture, hence it is very wise to make sure you have a tailor-made trip depending on the style of your liking. India Holiday Mall does just that by putting together the perfect package for you. Visiting architectural marvels of your choice at the time that you want to, that seems like a package you should go for!