Famous Places in India

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (INDIA)

 

FAMOUS PLACES IN INDIA

 

Place

Location

Ajanta

Aurangabad (Maharashtra)

Amarnath Cave

Kashmir

Akbar's Tomb

Sikanara, Agra

Amber Palace

Jaipur (Rajasthan)

Anand Bhawan

Allahabad

Bhakra Dam

Punjab

Bibi Da Maqbra

Aurangabad

Birla Planetorium

Calcutta

Black Pagoda

Konark (Orissa)

Bodhisatva

Ajanta Caves

Brihadeeswara Temple

Tanjavur, Tanjor

Brindaban Gardens

Mysore

Buland Darwaza

Fatehpur Sikri

Charminar

Hyderabad

Cheena Kesava Temple

Belur

Chilka Lake

East Coast of India near Bhubaneshwar

Dal Lake

Srinagar

Dilwara Temple

Mt.Abu

Elephanta Caves

Bombay

Ellora Caves

Aurangabad

Gateway of India

Bombay

Golden Temple

Amritsar

Gol Gumbaz

Bijapur

Hanging Gardens

Bombay

Hawa Mahal (Place of winds)

Jaipur

Howrah Gridge

Calcutta

Island Palace

Udaipur

Itmaad-ud-Daulah's Tomb

Agra

Jagannath Temple

Puri

Jahaz Mahal

Mandu, M.P.(City of Joy)

Jai Stambha (Tower of Victory)

Chittorgarh

Jama Masjid

Delhi

Jantar Mantar

New Delhi

Jog (Gersoppa) Falls

Karnataka

Kailasa Temple

Ellora

Kanyakumari Temple

Kanyakumari

Khajuraho

M.P.

Kirti Stambha (Tower of victory)

Chittorgarh

Kornark

Orissa

Lakshmi Vilas Palace

Baroda

Lal Bagh Garden

Bangalore

Lalgarh Palace

Bikaner

Mahabaleshwar Temple

Ujjain (M.P.)

Maheshmuri (Trimurty)

Elephanta Caves

Malabar Hill

Bombay

Man Mandir Palace

Gwalior Fort

Marble Rocks

Jabalpur

Marina Beach

Madras

Minakshi Temple

Madurai

Mt. Girnar(Jain Temple)

Junagadh

Nagin Lake

Srinagar

Nishat Bagh

Srinagar

Padmanabha Temple

Trivandrum

Palitana

Junagadh

Panch Mahal

Fatehpur Sikri

Pichola Lake

Udaipur

Prince of Wales Muserm

Bombay

Qutab Minar

Delhi

Raj Ghat

New Delhi

Rashtrapati Bhawan

New Delhi

Red Fort

Delhi

Sanchi Stupa

Sanchi(Bhopal)

Sahar

Bombay

Sarnath Temple

Varanasi

Sidi Sayyid Mosque

Ahmedabad

Shalimar Bagh

Srinagar

Shahi Chashma

Srinagar

Shanti Vana

New Delhi

Shore Temple

Mahabalipuram

Somnath Temple

Gujarat

Statue of Gomateswars

Karnataka

Statue of Ugra Narasimha

Hampi

Sunderbans

West Bengal

Sun Temple

Konark

Taj Mahal

Agra

Tirupati Temple

Andhra Pradesh

Tower of Silence

Bombay

Victoria Memorial

Calcutta

Victoria Garden

Bombay

Vijay Ghat

New Delhi

 

 

Various Centres, Institutions and Libraries

Places

Central Fodder Seed Production Farm

Hessarghatta(Karnataka)

Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering

Bhopal

Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA)

Hyderabad

Locust Warning Organisation

Jodhpur

National Academy of Agricultural Research and Management (NAARM)

Hyderabad

National Bio-fertilizer Development Centre

Ghaziabad

Anthropological Survey of India

Kolkata

Asiatic Society

Kolkata

Indian Museum

Kolkata

Indian Statistical Institute

Kolkata

Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts

New Delhi

National Archives of India

New Delhi

National Council of Science Museum (NCSM)

Kolkata

National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA)

New Delhi

National Institute of Kathak Dance

New Delhi

National Institute of Oceanography

Goa

National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property (NRLC)

Lucknow

National Institute of Oceanography

Goa

Sahitya Akademi

New Delhi

Sangeet Natak Akademi

New Delhi

Theosophical Society

Chennai

Indian Telephone Industries Limited

Bangalore

Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority

New Delhi

Indian Diamond Institute

Surat

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

New Delhi

Air Force Academy

Hyderabad

Air Force Technical College

Bangalore

Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML)

Bangalore

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)

Bangalore

College of Defence Management

Secunderabad

Garden Research Shipbuilding and Engineering Limited

Kolkata

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)

Bangalore

Indian Military Academy (IMA)

Dehradun

National Defence Academy

Khadakwasla

RAshtriya Indian Military College

Dehradun

Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages (CIEFL)

Hyderabad

Central Institute of Indian Languages

Mysore

Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS)

Shimla

Indian Institute of Information Technology

Allahabad

Indian Institute of Science (llSc)

Bangalore

International School of Business

Hyderabad

Arid Forest Research Institute

Jodhpur

Central Arid Zone Research Institute (CAZRI)

Jodhpur

Centre of Social Forestry and Eco-rehabilitation

Allahabad

Forest Research Institute

Dehradun

Himalayan Forest Research Institute

Shimla

Indian Council of Forest Research and Education

Dehradun

Indian Institute of Forest management

Bhopal

Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy

Dehradun

Institute of Forestry Research nd Human Resource Development

Chhindwara

Rain Forest Research Institute

Jorhat

Tropical Forest Research Institute

Jabalpur

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Nairobi

Wild Life Institute of  India

Dehradun

National Co-operative Consumer Federation of India Limited (NCCF)

New Delhi

Central Drug Testing Laboratory (Accreditated by WHO for tesing and Pre-release certification of Vaccines)

Kasauli

Central Drugs Laboratory (CDL)

Kolkata

Central Research Institute

Kasauli

Central Leather Research Institute

Chennai

Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd. (HAL)

Pimpro, Pune

South India Textile Research Association (SITRA)

Coimbatore

National Judicial Academy

Bhopal

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Mumbai

Birbal Shahni Institute of Paleobotany

Lucknow

Central Drug Research Institute

Lucknow

Central Marine Research Station

Chennai

Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology

Hyderabad

Centre for DNA Finger Printing and Diagnostics (CPFD)

Hyderabad

Centre for Genetic Engineering and Strain Manipulation

Madurai

Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology

Kochi

Department of Atomic Energy

Mumbai

Harish Chandra Research Institute

Allahabad

Heavy Water Board

Mumbai

Indian Academy of Science

Bangalore

Indian Institute of Science

Bangalore

Indian National Centre for Ocean and Information

Service

Hyderabad

Indian National Science Academy

New Delhi

Indian Science Congress Association

Kolkata

Institute of Mathematical Science

Chennai

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research

Bangalore

National Academy of Science

New Delhi

National Brain Research Centre (NBRC)

Gurgaon

National Centre for Anatarctic and Ocean Research

Goa

National Institute of Brain Research Centre

Manesar

National Institute of Ocean Technology

Chennai

National Sugar Research Institute

Kanpur

Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR)

Sriharikota

Seismic Research Centre

Gaurividanur

State Observatory

Nainital

Uranium Corporation of India Ltd.

Jaduguda(Jharkhand)

Chittaranjan Locomotive Works

Chittaranjan

Diesel Locomotives Works

Varanasi

Hindustan Shipyard Limited

Visakhapattnam

Integral Coach Factory

Perumbur(Chennai)

Marine Engineering and Research Institute

Mumbai

Rail Coach Factory

Kapurthala

Rail Wheel Factory (RWF)

Bangalore

Children’s Film Society of India

Mumbai

Central Soil and Material Research Station

New Delhi

Central Water and Power Research Station

Khadakwasla Pune

Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India

Kanpur

Indian Agricultural Research Institute

New Delhi

Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education

Thiruvanathapuram

Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD)

Sriperumbudur (T.N)

Central Agricultural Research Institute

         Port Blair

Central Institute of Fisheries

         Kochi

Central Sheep Breeding Farm

         Hissar

Integrated Fisheries Project

         Kochi