Most Visited Monuments in India 2021

Source: ASI

Taj Mahal was the second-most visited monument in 2021-22. But which monument was the most visited?

Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu, which is a group of monuments at Mahabalipuram, has become the most visited monument of 2021-22

Situated between Bay of Bengal and the Great Salt Lake, it is also known as the shore temple

Rank 3
Saluvankuppam Monuments

Situated in Tamil Nadu, they are home to monuments like the Tiger Cave

Rank 4
Agra Fort

It was the primary residence of Mughal Emperor Akbar until the capital of the empire was shifted to Delhi

Rank 5
Gingee Fort

Built by the Konar dynasty, it has been described as one of the most impregnable fortifications in the country

Rank 6
Fort Vattakottai

Located near mainland India’s southernmost point in Kanyakumari, it is a seaside fort built by the Kingdom of Travancore

Rank 7
Qutub Minar

The 72.5 meters tall all-brick structure is India’s tallest minaret made out of bricks and was built by Qutb-ud-din Aibak in Delhi

Rank 8
The Fort Museum

Fortification built by Raja of Ramnad, the Thirumayam Fort is a 40-acre wide complex in Tamil Nadu 

Rank 9
The Red Fort

Also known as Lal Qila, it was built by Shah Jahan and served as the primary residence of the Mughal emperors in the city

Rank 10
The Rock Cut Jain Temple

Situated in Tamil Nadu, and also known as Sittanavasal Cave or Arivar Koil, it serves as a Jain monastery. It is famous for its sculptures carved into the rocks

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