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Type: Fort (273)

State Location (District) Monument
Andhra Pradesh Gooty (Anantapur)Hill Fort with buildings and fortifications at the foot of the hill
Andhra Pradesh Madakasira (Anantapur)Hill Fort with Large bastion and Gateway
Andhra Pradesh Penukonda (Anantapur)Hill fort and northern gateway with inscriptions
Andhra Pradesh Penukonda (Anantapur)Citadel and ruined buildings on the hill
Andhra Pradesh Penukonda (Anantapur)Watch tower known as Ramas bastion
Andhra Pradesh Penukonda (Anantapur)Hill fort and a large wall
Andhra Pradesh Rayadurg (Anantapur)Extensive hill-fortress with outlying fortification
Andhra Pradesh Chandragiri (Chittoor)Lower Fort
Andhra Pradesh Chandragiri (Chittoor)Upper Fort
Andhra Pradesh Gurramkonda (Chittoor)Upper, Central, and Lower Fort , Moat, Gateway
Andhra Pradesh Gandikota (Cuddapah)Fort with buildings and Madhavaperumal temple
Andhra Pradesh Siddhout (Cuddapah)Fort, Moat and buildings
Andhra Pradesh Dharanikota (Guntur)Fort in ruins
Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad (Hyderabad)Golkonda Fort
Andhra Pradesh Masulipathnam (Krishna)Bandar Fort with Armoury and Belfry
Andhra Pradesh Adoni (Kurnool)Ruined fort and buildings
Andhra Pradesh Kurnool (Kurnool)Fort with Beech Ghantki and Lal Bungalow Burj, and Gopala and Panikiddi Gate
Andhra Pradesh Udayagiri (Nellore)Hill Fort with ancient buildings
Andhra Pradesh Warangal (Warangal)Warangal Fort and Gateways
Assam Joysagar (Sibsagar)Golakghar or magazine
Bihar Sagardih (East Champaran)Fort ruins, tank and stupa
Bihar Kurkihar (Gaya)Area generally known as Garh
Bihar Balirajgarh (Madhubani)Remains of ancient fort or Pachrukhi Garh locally known as Raja Bali Ka Garh
Bihar Bihar Sharif (Nalanda)Remains of ramparts containing a mound known as Queens Palace
Bihar Ghorakatora (Nalanda)Ancient remains known as Garh
Bihar Rajgir (Nalanda)Walls of the two ancient cities known as old and new Rajgriha
Bihar Rohtasgarh (Rohtas)Rohtasgarh Fort
Bihar Vaishali (Vaishali)Raja Vishal ka Garh
Bihar Chanki (West Champaran)Ruined fort known as Chankigarh
Bihar Marhia (West Champaran)Rampart of the fort and stupa at Nandangarh
Bihar Marhia (West Champaran)Ruined fortress at Nandangarh
Chhatisgarh Amnala (Bilaspur)Ajmergarh Fort
Chhatisgarh Bagdera (Bilaspur)Chaituragarh Fort
Chhatisgarh Bargaon (Bilaspur)Kotagarh Fort
Chhatisgarh Bawanbadi (Bilaspur)Kashigarh Fort
Chhatisgarh Kotmi (Bilaspur)Kotmi Fort
Chhatisgarh Malhar (Bilaspur)Malhar Fort
Chhatisgarh Ratanpur (Bilaspur)Ratanpur Fort and surrounding area
Delhi Ansari Road (New Delhi)Portion of the City Wall of Shahajanabad
Delhi Inderpat Estate, Sunder Nagar (New Delhi)Sunderwala Burj
Delhi Indraprastha, Purana Qila (New Delhi)Fort with walls, arcades, gateways and bastions, and gardens
Delhi Khairul Manzil Mosque, Purana Qila (New Delhi)Sher Shah Gate with the adjoinining walls and bastions
Delhi Shahjahanabad (New Delhi)Kotla Ferozabad with the remaining walls, bastions, gateways and gardens
Delhi Kashmiri Gate (North Delhi)Kashmiri Gate and City Walls including the water bastions to the north
Delhi Red Fort (North Delhi)Maseu Burj, Shah Burj, Asad Burj
Delhi Red Fort (North Delhi)Gardens, paths, terraces and water courses
Delhi Ridge, Hindurao Hospital (North Delhi)Portion of City wall near which John Nicholson was killed in 1857
Delhi Ring Road, Red Fort (North Delhi)Walls, Gates, Bastions and Buildings of Salimgarh Fort
Delhi Badarpur Zail (SE Delhi)Walls of old city of Tughlakabad
Delhi Adchini (South Delhi)Bastion where a wall of Jahan panah meets the Rai Pithora fort
Delhi Adchini (South Delhi)Rampart and Gateway of Rai Pithora Fort
Delhi Hauz Rani and Lado Sarai (South Delhi)Walls of Rai Pithora fort and Jahan Panah where they meet
Delhi Kotla Mubarakpur (South Delhi)Gates and walls of Mubarakpur
Delhi Mehrauli (South Delhi)Walls of Lal Kot and Rai Pithora fort from Sohan Gate to Adam Khan's tomb
Delhi Mehrauli (South Delhi)Walls of Lal Kot and Rai Pithora fort at the point where they meet together
Delhi Mehrauli (South Delhi)Wall of Rai Pithora fort including gateways and bastions
Delhi Siri Fort, Shahpur Jat (South Delhi)Ruined line of walls, bastions, and Gateways of Siri Fort
Delhi Tughlakabad (South Delhi)Walls, gateways, and bastions and buildings of citadels of Tughlaqabad
Delhi Tughlakabad (South Delhi)Walls, gateways, and bastions of Adilabad (Mohammadbad)
Goa Candolim (Goa)Aguada Fortress (Upper)
Goa Candolim (Goa)Fortification Wall of Auguda Fortress (Lower)
Gujarat Sihor (Bhavnagar)Darbargarh
Gujarat Champaner (Godhra)Citadel walls
Gujarat Champaner (Godhra)City walls at south-east corner of the citadel going up the hill
Gujarat Champaner (Godhra)Three cells inside the citadel wall between Sahar ki Masjid and Dharmashala
Gujarat Pavagadh (Godhra)Fort of Pavagadh and ruined Hindu and Jaina temples within
Gujarat Pavagadh (Godhra)Walls of fort on top
Gujarat Halwad (Surendranagar)Darbargarh
Jharkhand Ruam (Singhbhum)Site of an old fort
Karnataka Bangalore (Bangalore)Old Bangalore Dungeon Fort and Gates
Karnataka Devanahalli (Bangalore)Devanahalli Fort
Karnataka Bellary (Bellary)Upper Fort, Citadel and Nagalacheruva
Karnataka Bidar (Bidar)Bidar Fort
Karnataka Badami (Bijapur)South fort and the old gun
Karnataka Badami (Bijapur)North fort and temple
Karnataka Badami (Bijapur)Chalukyuan citadel including moat, walls, gates, dams west of Bhutanatha tank
Karnataka Bijapur (Bijapur)Gates and walls of the city and citadel
Karnataka Navaraspur (Bijapur)Fort walls
Karnataka Chitradurga (Chitradurga)Fortress and Temples on the hill
Karnataka Boloor (Dakshina Kannada)Sultan Battery
Karnataka Nanda Laila (Dakshina Kannada)Jamalabad Fort
Karnataka Chennagiri (Davangere)Fort
Karnataka Uchchangidurga (Davangere)Hill, Fort and Ruined Palace
Karnataka Gulbarga (Gulbarga)Gulbarga Fort
Karnataka Manjarabad (Hassan)Fort and Dungeons
Karnataka Madikeri (Kodagu)Fort and large masonry elephants
Karnataka Srirangapatna (Mandya)Colonel Baileys Dungeon
Karnataka Srirangapatna (Mandya)Obelisk monuments and fort walls near the Breach
Karnataka Srirangapatna (Mandya)Thomas Inmans Dungeon
Karnataka Chandragutti (Shimoga)Fortress and Renuka Temple
Karnataka Kavaledurga (Shimoga)Fort
Karnataka Nagar (Shimoga)Shivappa Naik Fort
Karnataka Madhugiri (Tumkur)Fort
Karnataka Mirjan (Uttara Kannada)Fort
Kerala Kannur (Kannur)Fort St Angelo
Kerala Tellicherry (Kannur)Tellicherry Fort
Kerala Pallikere (Kasargod)Bekal Fort
Kerala Thangassery (Kollam)Remains of old fort
Kerala Palghat (Palghat)Fort known as Yakkara Desam
Kerala Anjengo (Thiruvananthapuram)Fort
Madhya Pradesh Chanderi (Ashok Nagar)Chanderi Fort
Madhya Pradesh Garhi (Balaghat)Fort
Madhya Pradesh Lanji (Balaghat)Old Fort
Madhya Pradesh Sonkhar (Balaghat)The old fortress with many stone images locally known as Sada Bhada
Madhya Pradesh Ater (Bhind)Fort
Madhya Pradesh Asirgarh (Burhanpur)Fort including all the walls, Sat Darwaza, the mosque and temple inside
Madhya Pradesh Deogarh (Chhindwara)Gond Fort
Madhya Pradesh Jatashankar (Damoh)Jata Shankar Fort
Madhya Pradesh Mariadoh (Damoh)Ruined Fort
Madhya Pradesh Rajnagar (Damoh)Rajnagar Fort
Madhya Pradesh Singorgarh (Damoh)Hill Fort
Madhya Pradesh Joga (Harda)Old Mughal Fort
Madhya Pradesh Raverkhedi (Khargone)Main gate and remaining portion of Peshwa residence or fortress
Madhya Pradesh Mandla (Mandla)Gond Fort called Satkhanda with temples in it and Shahburz tower on Rajghat
Madhya Pradesh Padhavali (Morena)Gadhi
Madhya Pradesh Ajaigarh (Panna)Ajaigarh fort and its remains
Madhya Pradesh Raisen (Raisen)Fort, including walls, gates and other ruins, monuments within
Madhya Pradesh Narsinghgarh (Rajgarh)Narsinghgarh Fort
Madhya Pradesh Deori (Sagar)Fort
Madhya Pradesh Dhamoni (Sagar)Fort
Madhya Pradesh Garhpehra (Sagar)All structures in the Mahal or Fort of the Dangi rulers
Madhya Pradesh Gourjhamar (Sagar)Fort
Madhya Pradesh Karonda (Sagar)Satgarh
Madhya Pradesh Khimalasa (Sagar)The walls of the citadel
Madhya Pradesh Khimalasa Fort (Sagar)The walls of the city with gate
Madhya Pradesh Surwaya (Shivpuri)Surwaya Gadhi
Maharashtra Balapur (Akola)Balapur Fort
Maharashtra Narnala Fort at Patur (Akola)Narnala Fort
Maharashtra Bllichpur in Achalpur (Amaravati)City wall of Nawab Ismail Khan
Maharashtra Chikalda (Amaravati)Gawilgarh Fort
Maharashtra Daulatabad (Aurangabad)Daulatabad Fort
Maharashtra Pratapgarh (Bhandara)Fort
Maharashtra Ballarpur (Chandrapur)Fort Wall
Maharashtra Bhandak (Chandrapur)Fort
Maharashtra Chandrapur (Chandrapur)Fort Wall
Maharashtra Khatora (Chandrapur)Remains of an old Fort
Maharashtra Murumgaon (Gadchiroli)Fortress of Tipagarh
Maharashtra Wairagadh (Gadchiroli)Fort wall
Maharashtra Panhala Fort (Kolhapur)Tatabandi together with bastions
Maharashtra Sion (Mumbai)Hill fort of Sion and remains of ancient Portuguese buildings nearby
Maharashtra Bhiwagarh (Nagpur)Remains of an old fort on the hill
Maharashtra Dongartal (Nagpur)Fort
Maharashtra Nasik (Nasik)Old Matichi-Gadhi
Maharashtra Junnar (Pune)Fort of Shivneri
Maharashtra Lohgad (Pune)Lohagad Fort
Maharashtra Pune (Pune)Old Citadel known as Shanwarwada
Maharashtra Rajmarchi (Pune)Fort
Maharashtra Visapur (Pune)Fort
Maharashtra Achloli (Raigad)Songadh
Maharashtra Birwadi (Raigad)Birwadi Fort
Maharashtra Dhavala (Raigad)Chandragadh
Maharashtra Ghera Surgad (Raigad)Ghereagadh or Surgad Fort
Maharashtra Ghosala (Raigad)Ghosalgadh Fort
Maharashtra Kadasari Kangori (Raigad)Old Fort containing a temple to Kangormal and two tanks
Maharashtra Korlai (Raigad)Old Fort
Maharashtra Medhe (Raigad)Awchitgadh
Maharashtra Murud (Raigad)Kasa or Kamsa Fort
Maharashtra Peth (Raigad)Kotali Fort with two iron guns and one bronze gun
Maharashtra Raigad (Raigad)Fort of Raigad
Maharashtra Raigad (Raigad)Buruj
Maharashtra Raigad (Raigad)Hirakota old Fort
Maharashtra Rajapuri (Raigad)Janjira Fort
Maharashtra Tala (Raigad)Tala Fort
Maharashtra Harnai (Ratnagiri)Suvarnadurg Fort
Maharashtra Jaygad (Ratnagiri)Jaygad Fort
Maharashtra Vijaydurg (Ratnagiri)Vijaydurg Fort
Maharashtra Machnur (Sholapur)Aurangzeb Fort
Maharashtra Sholapur (Sholapur)Old Fort
Maharashtra Malvan (Sindhudurg)Sindhudurg fort
Maharashtra Arnala (Thane)Fort
Maharashtra Bassein (Thane)Fort and old Portuguese remains
Maharashtra Mahuli (Thane)Mahuli Fort
Maharashtra Paunar (Wardha)Fort
Orissa Bandals (Cuttack)Ruined Fortress
Orissa Bhariab (Cuttack)Ruined Fortress
Orissa Chaudar (Cuttack)Ruined Fortress
Orissa Chhatisa (Cuttack)Ruined Fortress
Orissa Cuttack (Cuttack)Barabati Fortress and gateways and buildings within it
Orissa Dadhapatna (Cuttack)Churangarh Fort locally known as Sarangarh
Orissa Govind Jew (Cuttack)Ruined Fortress
Orissa Jaj (Cuttack)Ruined Fortress
Orissa Kapaleswar (Cuttack)Ruined Fortress
Orissa Kedareswar (Cuttack)Ruined Fortress
Orissa Mundmal (Cuttack)Ruined Fortress
Orissa Patna (Cuttack)Ruined Fortress
Orissa Asurgarh (Kalahandi)Ancient site of Asurgarh fort
Orissa Haripurgarh (Mayurbhanj)Ruins of ancient fort
Orissa Sisupalgarh (Puri)Ancient remains inside and outside the rampart
Rajasthan Ajmer (Ajmer)Magazine buildings in the Ajmer Fort
Rajasthan Bayana (Bharatpur)Ancient fort with its monuments
Rajasthan Bayana (Bharatpur)Jhajri Fort
Rajasthan Bharatpur (Bharatpur)Fateh Burj near Anah Gate
Rajasthan Bharatpur (Bharatpur)Jawahar Burj and Ashtadhatu Gateway inside Bharatpur Fort
Rajasthan Bharatpur (Bharatpur)Moat surrounding the Fort wall
Rajasthan Bharatpur (Bharatpur)Fort walls including Chowburja gate
Rajasthan Chittaur (Chittaurgarh)Fort of Chittaur as a whole
Rajasthan Dholpur (Dholpur)Shergarh Fort
Rajasthan Hanumangarh (Hanumangarh)Fort Bhatner
Rajasthan Jaisalmer (Jaisalmer)Fort including ancient temples
Rajasthan Mandore (Jodhpur)Fort
Rajasthan Kumbhalgarh (Rajasamand)Fort of Kumbhalgarh as a whole
Rajasthan Ranthambor (Sawai Madhopur)Ranthambhor Fort
Tamil Nadu Chennai (Chennai)Rampart, Gates, Bastion, Pavilions of St Georges Fort
Tamil Nadu Krishnagiri (Dharmapuri)Hill Fort
Tamil Nadu Rayakkottai (Dharmapuri)Hill Fort
Tamil Nadu Dindigul (Dindigul)Fort On Rock
Tamil Nadu Sadras (Kanchipuram)Ruined Dutch Fort And Cemetery
Tamil Nadu Namakkal (Namakkal)Hill Fort
Tamil Nadu Ranjankudi (Perambalur)Fort
Tamil Nadu Tirumayam (Pudukkottai)Stone And Brick Fort
Tamil Nadu Attur (Salem)Remains of Fort and buildings therein
Tamil Nadu Chinna Kavandanur (Salem)Fort and temple on the hill
Tamil Nadu Thanjavur (Thanjavur)Big Cannon (Rajagopal Cannon) in the First Rampart and the Bastions
Tamil Nadu Thanjavur (Thanjavur)Sivaganga Little Fort Enclosing The Big Temple
Tamil Nadu Pulicat (Thiruvallur)Fort And Cemetry
Tamil Nadu Rock Fort (Tiruchchirappalli)Rock Fort and Lower Cave Temple
Tamil Nadu Tiruchchirappalli (Tiruchchirappalli)Fort Gateway
Tamil Nadu Muppaduvetti (Vellore)North Eastern corner of the outer rampart of the old Fort At Arcot
Tamil Nadu Vellore (Vellore)Fort
Tamil Nadu Gingee (Villupuram)Rajagiri Hill Fort, Lower fort and walls connecting Rajagiri, Krishnagiri, Chakkilidrug
Uttar Pradesh Agra (Agra)City wall on the west side of Agra Gate
Uttar Pradesh Agra Fort (Agra)Agra Fort
Uttar Pradesh Agra Fort (Agra)Salimgarh
Uttar Pradesh Agra Fort (Agra)Saman Burj with Pachisi Court and surrounding chambers
Uttar Pradesh Fatehpur Sikri (Agra)City Walls
Uttar Pradesh Fatehpur Sikri (Agra)Sangin Burj
Uttar Pradesh Jagner (Agra)Jagner Fort including the Gwal Baba Temple and Baoli
Uttar Pradesh Sankara (Aligarh)Ancient site consisting of the remains of an ancient fort and mound
Uttar Pradesh Shahgarh (Aligarh)Old Garhi or Mud Fort
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad (Allahabad)Allahabad Fort including Ashoka Pillar and Zenana Palace
Uttar Pradesh Jhusi (Allahabad)Ruined forts of Samudra Gupta and Hansagupta
Uttar Pradesh Sheorajpur (Allahabad)Garhwa fort
Uttar Pradesh Kalinjar (Banda)Kalinjar Fort with parapet walls and gateways
Uttar Pradesh Kalinjar (Banda)Remains of the old fort with its seven gateways
Uttar Pradesh Ramnagar (Bareily)Fort
Uttar Pradesh Chandpur (Bijnor)Fort
Uttar Pradesh Nagina (Bijnor)Old Pathan Fort
Uttar Pradesh Najibabad (Bijnor)Pathargarh Fort
Uttar Pradesh Bulandshahr (Bulandshahr)Balai Kot or Upper Fort
Uttar Pradesh Bairant (Chandalui)Ancient site consisting of ruined fort
Uttar Pradesh Rasin (Chitrakut)Remains of fort
Uttar Pradesh Sakit (Etah)Fort
Uttar Pradesh Asai Khera (Etawah)Remains of an old Fort
Uttar Pradesh Chakra Naga (Etawah)Ancient fortress and site
Uttar Pradesh Kutila (Fatehpur)Ruins of a fort
Uttar Pradesh Nahar Khor (Fatehpur)Old Fort
Uttar Pradesh Paina (Fatehpur)Ruins of an ancient fortified town, possibly a Chandella stronghold
Uttar Pradesh Paina Kalan (Fatehpur)Old Fort
Uttar Pradesh Bhitari (Ghazipur)Ruined fort enclosure with towers at the corners and numerous mound
Uttar Pradesh Kalpi (Jalaun)Fort wall with circular bastion on the north-east
Uttar Pradesh Jaunpur (Jaunpur)Fort
Uttar Pradesh Zafrabad (Jaunpur)Walls of the Kankar Fort of Jayachandra
Uttar Pradesh Jhansi (Jhansi)Jhansi Fort
Uttar Pradesh Karra (Kaushambi)Fort attributed to Jay Chandra
Uttar Pradesh Kosam (Kaushambi)Ancient fortress on the site of ancient Kaushambi
Uttar Pradesh Deogarh (Lalitpur)Jain temples in Deogarh fort
Uttar Pradesh Talbehat (Lalitpur)Fort
Uttar Pradesh Mahaban (Mathura)Mound marking the Old Fort
Uttar Pradesh Shahpur Ghosana (Mathura)Extensive mound with remains a fort, ramparts and corner turrets
Uttar Pradesh Meerut (Meerut)Andhra Court, high brick fortress
Uttar Pradesh Ahraura (Mirzapur)Ruined Stone Fort Lalitpur
Uttar Pradesh Vindhyachal (Mirzapur)Kantil Fort
Uttar Pradesh Firozpur (Moradabad)Old Fort and its relics
Uttar Pradesh Vijay Garh (Sonbhadra)Masonry Fort
Uttar Pradesh Sultanpur (Sultanpur)Large mound called Majhangaon with brick-towers on the four corners
Uttar Pradesh Chandravati (Varanasi)Remains of a massive brick fort
Uttar Pradesh Hatimpur (Varanasi)Old Ruined Kot or Fortress
West Bengal Bishnupur (Bankura)Gate of Old Fort
West Bengal Bishnupur (Bankura)Small Gateway of fort
West Bengal Gaur (Malda)Baisgazi Wall
West Bengal Gaganeswar (Medinipur)Kurambera Fort
West Bengal Bamanpukur (Nadia)Ruins of Fort
West Bengal Berachampa (North 24 Parganas)Chandraketu Garh

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