9 Iconic Monuments Built By Women In India

1. Moti Masjid, Bhopal Bhopal's second begum, Sikander Begum commissioned many buildings and Moti Masjid is one of the most known. 

2. Virupaksha Temple, Karnataka This temple is listed in UNESCO World Heritage rock-cut structures and was built by Queen Lokamahadevi. 

3. Qudsia Bagh, New Delhi This monument in New Delhi was built by Qudsia Begum who was the wife of Emperor Muhammad Shah. 

4. Fatehpuri Mosque, Delhi Fatehpuri Begum, known as concubine of Shah Jahan built this mosque which was the second largest at that time. 

5. Dakshineshwar Kali Temple, West Bengal This temple was constructed by philanthropist Rani Rashmoni. 

6. Rani Ki Vav, Gujarat Queen Udayamati built this temple in the memory of her husband King Bhimdev I. 

7. Itimad-ud-Daulah, Agra Mughal Empress Nur Jahan built this monument for her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg.

8. Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi This monument built by Hamida Banu Begum is the perfect example of Persian architecture fused with Indian motif

9. Mirjan Fort, Karnataka Queen Chennabhairadevi of Gersoppa was nicknamed Raina de Pimenta or Pepper Queen built this beautiful fort.