Heritage Education in India

Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage
 


Youngintach Forum
Built Heritage Monuments
A Hunt for
History


An exciting way to list and study monuments of your city and to document their current condition
Useful for the History teacher. Could also be used for dramatics and heritage conservation activities

Adopt a Historical
Building


Go a step further and try and adopt a local historical building. This would help to create a sense of belongingness and responsibility for the student
Useful for the history teacher as well as the activities teachers

History Through a
Lens


Photography captures the various facets of monuments
Useful for the history and the photography club teachers

Heritage
Debate


Debating exposes different points of view and would help in reinforcing the need for conservation
Useful for the history and the debating society

House
House


Houses reflect the geography and history of a place. Traditional houses are interesting to study
Useful for the history, geography and sociology teachers

Indus Valley Civilisation

Architecture all
Around

World Heritage
Sites List

Updated UNESCO listing of world heritage sites in India

World Heritage Sites - Caves

A brief on the World Heritage Site caves

World Heritage Sites - Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park

This worksheet will enable you to understand this rather lesser-known UNESCO World Heritage Site of India.

World Heritage Sites - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

This worksheet is an interactive tool for understanding one of the best known colonial structures of India.

World Heritage Sites - Mahabalipuram

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

World Heritage Sites - Agra Fort

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

World Heritage Sites - Mountain Railways of India

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site
World Heritage Sites - Konark Sun Temple

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site
World Heritage Sites - Humayun's Tomb

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site
World Heritage Sites - Bhimbetka

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site
World Heritage Sites - Elephanta Caves

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site
World Heritage Sites - Mahabodhi Temple Complex

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

Unknown story of a Monument - Rani ki Vav

Learn about the most unique step wells found in Gujarat

Unknown story of a Monument - Pir Ghaib

Here is an interesting and fascinating story about a monument of the Delhi sultanate.
Unknown story of a Monument - SHER MANDAL

Here is an interesting and fascinating story about a monument of the Delhi sultanate..
The Story of an Unknown Monument - Masroor Temples of Kangra

A set of 19 Nagara style temples featured out of a single sandstone.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

This worksheet is an interactive tool for understanding one of the best known colonial structures of India.
Sacred Architecture Churches

Learn about churches, their design and layout
Sacred Architecture Monasteries

Learn about Buddhist monasteries, their design and layout
Sacred Architecture Mosques

Learn about mosques, their design and layout

Secular Architechure Forts

Learn about forts -their features and kinds

Secular Architecture- Gates and Gateways

Gates and gateways play a unique role in India's history

Secular Architecture- Caravan Serais

Guesthouses of the Mughal period

Forts - Chittorgarh Fort

The magnificent Fort of Chittorgarh is the glory of the Rajputs

Forts - Warangal Fort

The fort of Warangal is impressive and was made by the Kakatiyas

Forts - Fort William

Fort William in Kolkata was mainly constructed to avoid Muslim invasion after the disintegration of the Mughal Empire

Forts - Munger Fort

One of the major monuments at Munger in Bihar is the fort facing River Ganga

Palaces-Hazarduari Palace

Learn about the 1000 door palace in Murshidabad

Palaces-Lakshmi Vilas Palace

This colossal structure was built for the Gaekwad Sayaji Rao III (1875-1939) reputedly the most expensive private residence in India

World Heritage Sites - Pattadakal

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

Elements of Indian Architecture - Arches

A unique palace of Jodhpur in Rajasthan

Elements of Indian Architecture - Domes

A unique palace of Jodhpur in Rajasthan

Elements of Indian Architecture - Gateways


Architectural Marvels - Baolis

Learn about the unique ways to conserve water in India by the construction of baolis or stepwells

Purana Qila

Currently the Purana Qila is not only a monument associated with Humayun and Sher Shah Suri but is also a major archaeological site with digs from Medieval period and Ancient period too

World Heritage Sites-Hill Forts of Rajasthan

Seven hills forts in Rajasthan have been selected as World Heritage sites

World Heritage Sites-Amber Fort, Rajasthan


World Heritage Sites-Ranthambore and Gagron Forts


Religious Architecture

Monasteries Sikkim

Religious Architecture

Temples of Orissa

Religious Architecture

Temples of Tamil Nadu

Religious Architecture

Temples of Uttarakhand

Religious Architecture

Temples of Madhya Pradesh

Religious Architecture

Churches of Tamil Nadu

Religious Architecture

Zorastrian Fire Temples

Interesting Architecture

Gol Gumbaz

Interesting Architecture

Bishnupur Temples

Lesser known Monument

Kuruma A lesser Known Buddhist Monastry
 

Lesser known Monument

St. Paul's Cathedral Kolkata

Historic Gardens - Temple Gardens

Vrindavan

Historic Gardens - Colonial Period

Lodhi Gardens

Lesser Known Monument - Baz Bahadur's Palace

The palace is testimony to the love of Baz Bahadur for Roopmati

Lesser Known Monument

Ahmadnagar Fort

Lesser Known Monument

Gobindgarh Fort, Amritsar

Lesser Known Monument

Zorawar Fort, Leh

World Heritage Sites - Hampi Group of Monuments

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

World Heritage Sites - Rani ki Vav

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

Ancient Universities of India

Nalanda

Heritage Libraries of India

Khuda Baksh Library,Patna

Heritage Libraries of India

National Library, Kolkata

Lesser Known Monuments

Allahabad Fort,Allahabad

Lesser Known Monuments

Rajwada,Indore

Lesser Known Monuments

Neermahal,Tripura

Lesser Known Monuments

Alamparai Fort,Near Mahabalipuram

Lesser Known Monuments

Monuments of Vadodra

Lesser Known Monuments

Sidhout Fort, Kadapa

Dargahs

Haji Ali Dargah

Dargah

Ajmer Sharif

Dargahs

Nizammudin Dargah

Gurudwaras

Golden Temple

Gurudwaras

Bangla Sahib

Monastries

Namdroling Monastry

Parsi Fire Temples

Iranshah Atash Behram

Churches

Bandel Church

Mosques

Bibi Ka Maqbara Aurangabad

Mosques

Jamia Masjid Srinagar

Temples Char Dham Badrinath and Kedarnath


Temples Char Dham Dwarka


Temples Char Dham Puri


Lesser Known Monuments

108 Temples West Bengal

Lesser Known Monuments

Curzon Gate Delhi

Lesser Known Monuments

Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati

Rail Heritage of India

Egmore Station

Rail Heritage of India

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

Rail Heritage of India

Churchgate Terminus

Railway Heritage of India

Varanasi Railway Station

Fascinating Legends Ramappa Temple

Telangana

Fascinating Legends Golcunda Fort

Hyderabad

Fascinating Legends Amravati Stupa

Andhra

Fascinating Legends Chandragiri Fort

Andhra

Fascinating Legends Kapaleeswarar Temple

Chennai

Fascinating Legends

Kiang Nangbah Meghalaya

Fascinating Legends

Kaina Sacred Hillock Manipur

Bombay Thane Railway Line

Oldest functioning railway line of India

Shahjahanabad

Road Heritage Bridges

Road Heritage Grand Trunk Road


Unique Heritage Of India-Nalanda University

Learn about this heritage site an ancient university,amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India-Palitana

Learn about this heritage site in Gujarat,amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India-Vadakkunathan Thrissur

Learn about this heritage site in Thrissur associated with a famous festival,amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India-Forts Of Maharashtra

Learn about these heritage sites amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India-Chand Baori

Learn about this heritage site an ancient university,amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India-Dilwara Temple

Learn about this heritage site in Rajasthan an ancient university,amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India-Dalhousie Square

Learn about this heritage site in Kolkata amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India

Learn about this heritage site in Anantnag ,amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India

Learn about this heritage site the Deogadh Temple,amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India

Learn about this heritage site the Gwalior Fort,amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India

Learn about this heritage site of Jaunpur,amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India

Learn about this heritage site the Shalimar Bagh,Srinagar amongst the best in India

Portuguese and their architecture in India


Dutch and their Architecture in India


Myths and Legends of Monuments

Agra Fort

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Brihadeshwara Temple,Tamil Nadu

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Champaner,Gujarat

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Gol Gumbaz,Karnataka

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajasthan

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Mandu,Madhya Pradesh

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Meenakshi Temple,Tamil Nadu

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Fatehpur Sikri,Uttar Pradesh

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Padmanabhaswamy Temple,Kerala

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Qutab Minar,Delhi

Traditional Homes Of India

Andhra and Telangana

Traditional Homes Of India

Tamil Nadu

Traditional Homes Of India

Puducherry

Traditional Homes Of India

Kerala

Traditional Homes Of India

Maharashtra

Traditional Homes Of India

Karnataka

Traditional Homes Of India

West Bengal

Traditional Homes Of India

Uttar Pradesh

Traditional Homes Of India

Bihar and Jharkhand

Traditional Homes Of India

Manipur

Traditional Homes Of India

Madhya Pradesh

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study -Art Deco Homes in Mumbai

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study-Bungalows of Kochi

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study -Havelis of Ahmedabad

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study -Havelis of Udaipur

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study -Havelis of Jaisalmer

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study -Havelis of Bhopal

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study -Havelis of Delhi

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study - Heritage Homes of Shimla

Water Wonders Of India

Mumbai-Banganga

Water Wonders Of India

Chand Baori

Water Wonders Of India

Hyderabad-Husain Sagar

Water Wonders Of India

Hirakund Dam

Water Wonders Of India

Hampi Pushkarni Tank
 

Water Wonders

Kallanai Dam
 

Unknown Story Of A Monument

Chunamal ki Haveli, Delhi

Unknown Story Of A Monument

Ghalib ki Haveli,Delhi

Unknown Story Of A Monument

Kiradu Temple Complex, Near Barmer

Unknown Story Of A Monument

Kunjaban Palace, Near Agartala, Tripura

Unknown Story Of A Monument

Thousand Pillar Temple,Warangal

Unknown Story Of A Monument

Hastsal Minar,Delhi
 

Exploring g
Historical Building


Historical buildings and their environs make for interesting study. Significance of such a study has been enlisted here.

Walking with
History


Discover the hidden treasures in your city by doing a walk through history
Useful for the history and geography teachers

Monument
Watch


Activities which can be done with your adopted monument
Useful for the history teacher as well as the activities teachers

Heritage
Theatre


Use of music theatre, puppets to increase the awareness of the public and community
Useful for the history and drama teachers

Stories In
Stone


Each monument may have a different stone used for construction. Stones make a difference in the preservation and maintenance of monuments
Useful for the history and geography teachers

Case Study Red Fort

A brief on the World Heritage Monument Red Fort with suggested interesting activities.

Maths and
Monuments

World Heritage Sites - Monuments

A brief on the World Heritage Site monuments

World Heritage Sites - Railways

A brief on the World Heritage Site railways

World Heritage Sites - Ajanta Caves

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage sitee

World Heritage Sites - Fatehpur Sikri

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage siteee

World Heritage Sites - Churches of Goa

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage sitee

World Heritage Sites - Qutub Minar

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage sitee
World Heritage Sites - Sanchi

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

World Heritage Sites - Taj Mahal

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage sitee
World Heritage Sites - Chola Temples

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage sitee
World Heritage Sites - Red Fort

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site
World Heritage Sites - Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site
World Heritage Sites - Khajuraho Group of Temples

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

Unknown story of a Monument - Attur Fort

Here is an interesting and fascinating story of a forgotten fort
Unknown story of a Monument - Salimgarh Fort

Here is an interesting and fascinating story about a monument of the Delhi sultanate...
Unknown story of a Monument - Tughlakabad

Here is an interesting and fascinating story about a monument of the Delhi sultanate.
Unknown story of a Monument - Adham Khan's Tomb

Here is an interesting and fascinating story about a monument of the Mughal period.
Sultanate monuments

What Delhi Also Has In Store For You
Ancient Universities

India has a unique learning tradition in universities like Takshashila and Nalanda. Discover how it is different from the present system of education.
Sacred Architecture Temples

Learn about temples, their design and layout
Sacred Architecture Gurdwaras

Learn about gurdwaras, their design and layout

Secular Architecture Palaces

Learn about palaces- their parts and layout

Forts - Tughlaqabad Fort

Tughlaqabad a unique fort is considered to be the third capital city of Delhi

Forts - Aguada Fort

Aguada Fort, in Goa was built by Portuguese in the 17th century

Forts - Sindhudurg Fort

This unique fort lies on the shore of Malvan town of Sindhudurg district of Maharastra.

Forts -Tughlaqabad Fort

Tughlaqabad Fort is considered to be the third capital city of Delhi


Forts-Attur Fort

Learn about a lesser known fort of Tamil Nadu

Palaces-Scindia Palace

Discover the beauty of this palace in Madhya Pradesh
 

Palaces-Mysore Palace

This palace served as the residence of the Wodeyar Maharajas of Mysore

Palaces-Falaknuma Palace

This famous palace was made by the Nizams of Hyderabad

World Heritage Sites - Jantar Mantar,Jaipur


World Heritage Sites - Umaid Bhawan

A unique palace of Jodhpur in Rajasthan

Elements of Indian Architecture - Columns and Pillars


Architectural Marvels - Historic Gardens

Historic gardens epitomize the building and aesthetic skills which reached its peak in the Mughal period

HERITAGE AND SCIENCES - Metallurgy and Corrosion

Case Study of the Iron Pillar, Mehrauli
Subject involved-Chemistry

HERITAGE AND SCIENCES - Multilevel 3D Modelling

Subjects involved- Mathematics and Computer Science

World Heritage Sites-Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajasthan


World Heritage Sites-Jaisalmer Fort, Rajasthan


Religious Architecture

Monasteries Ladakh

Religious Architecture

Churches of Goa

Religious Architecture

Churches of Jharkhand

Religious Architecture

Churches of Kerala

Religious Architecture

Churches of Nagaland

Religious Architecture

Churches of West Bengal

Religious Architecture

Synagogues

Interesting Architecture

Char Minar

Interesting Architecture

Rani Ni Vav

Sacred Architecture

Jain Temples

Lesser known Monument

St. Angelo Fort Kerala

Historic Gardens - Mughal Gardens

Srinagar

Historic Gardens - Mughal Period

Mehtab Bagh Agra

Historic Gardens - Colonial Period

Mughal Garden at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Lesser Known Monument - Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

Also referred to as the Baby Taj

Lesser Known Forts of India

Bahu Fort Jammu

Lesser Known Forts of India

Fort St.George,Chennai

World Heritage Sites - Ellora Caves

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

World Heritage Sites - Pattadakal Group of Monuments

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

World Heritage Sites - Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

Ancient Universities of India

Takshashila

Heritage Libraries of India

Dara Shikoh Library, Delhi

Heritage Libraries of India

Raza Library, Rampur

Heritage Libraries of India

Asiatic Society, Mumbai

Lesser Known Monuments

Kaiserbagh Palace,Lucknow

Lesser Known Monuments

Taj ul Masjid

Lesser Known Monuments

Manjarabad Fort,Mangalore

Lesser Known Monuments

Kachari Ruins Dimapur

Lesser Known Monuments

Goalghar Patna Bihar

Lesser Known Monuments

Najaf Khan's Tomb,Delhi

Lesser Known Monuments

Bahlol Lodi's Tomb, Delhi

Lesser Known Monuments

Chitradurga Fort, Karnataka

Jain Temples

Dilwara Temple

Gurudwaras

Patna Sahib

Monastries

Rumtek Monastry

Parsi Fire Temples

Seth Banaji Limji Agiary

Churches

St. Paul's Cathedral

Churches

Sacred Heart Cathedral

Mosques

Jama Masjid Delhi

Mosques

Mecca Masjid Hyderabad

Temples Char Dham Rameshwaram


Sun Temples


Lesser Known Monuments

Maner Sharif Patna

Lesser Known Monuments

Munger Fort Bihar

Rail Heritage of India

Attari Station

Rail Heritage of India

Kharagpur Station

Rail Heritage of India

Kalka Shimla Railway

Lesser Known Monuments Munger Fort

Neermahal Tripura

Rail Heritage of India

Howrah Station

Rail Heritage of India

Old Delhi Railway Station

Fascinating Legends Vitthala Temple

Karnataka

Fascinating Legends Mirjan Fort

Karnataka

Fascinating Legends Brihadeshwara Temple

Tamil Nadu

Fascinating Legends Martand Sun Temple

Jammu And Kashmir

Fascinating Legends War Cemetry

Nagaland

Fascinating Legends

Kalapani Andamans

Fascinating Legends

Shaniwarwada Maharashtra

Ghum

Highest Railway Station of India

Road Heritage Sarais

Road Heritage Kos Minars

Road Heritage Gateways

Unique Heritage Of India-Fort Cochin And Mattancherry

Learn about this heritage site in Cochin,amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India-Daulatabad Fort

Learn about this heritage site amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of Rock India-Cut Caves Of Maharashtra

Learn about this heritage sites amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India -City Palace Udaipur

Learn about this heritage site amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India-Meenakshi Temple

Learn about this heritage site in Tamil Nadu amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India-Padmanabhapuram Palace

Learn about this heritage site in Kerala amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India

Learn about this heritage site Ghats of Benaras,amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India

Learn about this heritage site Gol Gumbaz in Karnataka amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India

Learn about this heritage site Belur in Karnataka,amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India

Learn about this heritage site the Jamia Masjid Srinagar,amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India

Learn about this heritage site the Masrur Temples,amongst the best in India

Unique Heritage Of India

Learn about this heritage site the Shravanbelagola,Karnataka amongst the best in India

French and their Architecture in India


Myths and Legends of Monuments

Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Konark Temple

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Elephanta Caves,Maharashtra

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Jaisalmer Fort,Rajasthan

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Mahabalipuram,Tamil Nadu

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Mahabodhi Temple Complex, Bihar

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Chittorgarh Fort,Rajasthan

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Golcunda Fort,Telangana

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Humayun's Tomb,Delhi

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Ranganathaswamy Temple,Tamil Nadu

Myths and Legends of Monuments

Basilica of Bom Jesus,Goa

Traditional Homes Of India

Mizoram

Traditional Homes Of India

Nagaland

Traditional Homes Of India

Arunachal Pradesh

Traditional Homes Of India

Goa

Traditional Homes Of India

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Traditional Homes Of India

Meghalaya

Traditional Homes Of India

Punjab and Haryana

Traditional Homes Of India

Jammu and Kashmir

Traditional Homes Of India

Himachal Pradesh

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study -Havelis of Hyderabad

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study -Havelis of Shekhawati

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study -Heritage Homes of Patiala

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study - Kothis of Lucknow

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study -Heritage Homes of Puducherry

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study -Heritage Homes of Goa

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study -Heritage Homes of Chettinad

Traditional Homes Of India

Case Study -Heritage Homes of Ooty

Water Wonders Of India

Rajasthan Canal

Unknown Story Of A Monument

Sarkhej Roza,Ahmedabad

Unknown Story Of A Monument

Chor Minar, Delhi

Unknown Story Of A Monument

Darbhanga Palaces,Darbhanga,Bihar

Unknown Story Of A Monument

Razia Sultan's Tomb, Delhi

Unknown Story Of A Monument

Jamali Kamali, Delhi

Unknown Story Of A Monument

Turkman Gate

Unknown Story Of A Monument

Begumpur Masjid

Water Wonders Of India

Rani Ki Vav

Water Wonders Of India

Bhakra Nangal Dam

Water Wonders Of India

Adlaj Ki Vav

Water Wonders Of India

Agarsen Ki Baoli

Water Wonders Of India

Wonders Of South India
 
 
 


 
 
 


 

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