Monuments

A monument is a type of structure that was explicitly created to commemorate a person or important event, or which has become important to a social group as a
part of their remembrance of historic times or cultural heritage, or as an example of historic architecture. The term 'monument' is often applied to
buildings orstructures that are considered examples of important architectural and/or cultural heritage.

LIST OF CENTRAL PROTECTED MONUMENTS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF CIRCLE, SARNATH


Sl.No.

Name of the Monument / Site

Locality

District

1. 

Old Nawabi Mosque

Akbarpur

Ambedkar Nagar

2.  

Group of ruined brick temple of the 10th century locally called Teligarhi

Bhagupur

Amethi

3.  

Extensive brick strewn mounds undoubtedly of the ruins of Buddhist cities

Raipur, Tikri, Shahgarh

Amethi

4. 

Monuments of Captains Wilsons and Jones and eleven privated of 13th Infantry

Azamgarh

Azamgarh

5. 

Mutiny Monuments

Azamgarh

Azamgarh

6. 

Old British Cemetery

Azamgarh

Azamgarh

7.

Ancient site called Garhwa-ka-kot or Rajbhar-ka-lot

Garhwa

Azamgarh

8. 

Ancient Site measuring 7 acres and 800 links in Khasra No. 384

Garhwa

Azamgarh

9.

Tomb of Abhiman

Mehnagar

Azamgarh

10.

Incribed stone Pillar

Pakri

Azamgarh

11.

A banyan Grove containing traces of ancient building

Amavey

Ballia

12.

Long Mound

Bairant

Chandauli

13.

Small conical mound of ruins called Devi-ka-sthan

Bairant

Chandauli

14.

Very extensive ancient site consisting of ruined fort                                                                    

Bairant

Chandauli

15.

Large rectangular shaped mound

Bairant

Chandauli

16.

Large mound of brick ruins

Dhanapur

Chandauli

17.

Three sites with megaliths on the western and north eastern of the hill

Hathinia Hill

Chandauli

18.

Old Ruined Kot (Fortress)

Hetimpur

Chandauli

19.

Khera or Mound representing the ancient Sukalpura

Sukalpura

Chandauli

20.

A Conical Stupa-shaped mound

Amaoni

Deoria

21.

Inscribed Monolith of rough grey sand stone remains locally known as 'Lat' or  'Gada' of Parasram

Bhagalpur

Deoria

22. 

Two ruined Temples

Kahaon

Deoria

23. 

An Inscribed stone pillar

Kahaon (ancient Kakubha)

Deoria

24.

Long low mound of ruins

Khukhundu

Deoria

25.

Ancient Site

Khukhundu and Sajhwar

Deoria

26.

Ancient Site

Rudarpur

Deoria

27.

High square shaped mound

Rudarpur

Deoria

28.

Extensive mound

Sohnag

Deoria

29. 

Very high Dih or mound apparently the remains of a Buddhist stupa

Tarakulwa

Deoria

30.

Anormous Mound known as Masaon-Dih

Aonrihar

Ghazipur

31.

Bridge of the Ganga river

Bhimapur

Ghazipur

32. 

Bhitari Gupta-pillar with an inscription of Skanda-Gupta standing in the ruined fort

Bhitari

Ghazipur

33.

Entire ruined fort enclosure with projecting tower at the corners and numbrows mound

Bhitari

Ghazipur

34. 

Remains of the Gupta period

Bhitari

Ghazipur

35.

Mound of ruins with remains of temples and other buildings

Dildarnagar

Ghazipur

36.

Dih or mound of ruins called Suiri-ka-Raj

Ghazipur

Ghazipur

37.

Lord Cornwallis Tomb

Ghazipur

Ghazipur

38.

Stone lat or pillar standing on the Western end of a mound of brick ruins and the capital of the pillar lying on the ground closely.

Lathiya

Ghazipur

39. 

High Khera

Masaondi

Ghazipur

40.

Mound of ruins

Masaondi

Ghazipur

41.

Two statues representing Varaha or the Boar incarnation and Krishan with Gopis

Saidpur

Ghazipur

42.

Extensive brick-building

Shaikhanpur

Ghazipur

43.

Extensive remains of a very large cient city

Barhi

Gorakhpur

44. 

A Series of enormous mounds

Barhiapur or Bhadar Khas

Gorakhpur

45.

Three high conical mounds of brick which are evidently the ruins of stupas

Chaora

Gorakhpur

46.

Extensive Mound

Gopalpur

Gorakhpur

47.

Large and high mound, the ruins of the ancient Domangarh

Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur

48.

Ancient site covered with mounds of brick ruins and containing an ancient masonry wall

Gugaha

Gorakhpur

49. 

Atala Masjid

Jaunpur

Jaunpur

50. 

Cemetery of seven kings of the Sharqi Dynasty

Jaunpur

Jaunpur

51.

Hamam or Turkish Bath in the Old Fort

Jaunpur

Jaunpur

52.

Jaunpur Fort

Jaunpur

Jaunpur

53.

Jhanjhari Masjid

Jaunpur

Jaunpur

54.

Juma Masjid

Jaunpur

Jaunpur

55.

Khalis Mukhalis or Chan Ungli Masjid

Jaunpur

Jaunpur

56.

Khanqah or tombs of Sharqi kings of Jaunpur and the chamber for the royal mourners

Jaunpur

Jaunpur

57.

Lal masjid (Lal Darwaja)       

Jaunpur

Jaunpur

58.

Qalich Khan ka Maqbara

Jaunpur

Jaunpur

59. 

Rouza of Shah Firoz

Jaunpur

Jaunpur

60. 

Stone group of a gigantic lion standing on a small elephant. It is lying on Akbar's bridge.

Jaunpur

Jaunpur

61.

Tomb of Nawab Ghazi Khan     

Jaunpur

Jaunpur

62.

Gateway of Hazrat Chirag-i-Hind's Palace

Zafrabad

Jaunpur

63.

Sheikh Burhan's Mosque

Zafrabad

Jaunpur

64.

Walls of the old Kankar Fort of Jayachandra

Zafrabad

Jaunpur

65.

Fort attributed to Jay Chandra         

Karra

Kaushambi

66. 

Ancient fortress (representing the ancient Kaushambi)

Kosam

Kaushambi

67.

Artificial cave in the fane of the hill of Pabhosa hill

Pabhosa

Kaushambi

68. 

Traces of a large brick buiding on the summit of Pabhosa

Pabhosa

Kaushambi

69.

A very large Mound of Brick ruins called Asmanpurdih

Chhetiaon

Kushinagar

70. 

Circular shaped mound and the remains of a stupa

Chhetiaon

Kushinagar

71.

Large dih or mound

Chhetiaon

Kushinagar

72.

Large flat-topped mound of ruins called Jharmatiya or Dharmatiya cultivated land

Chhetiaon

Kushinagar

73. 

Mound in eastern extension of the stupa site at S.No.3

Chhetiaon

Kushinagar

74. 

Mound of ruins called Sahiya

Chhetiaon

Kushinagar

75.

Ancient site known as Fazilnagar ka kot

Fazilnagar

Kushinagar

76.

1) A lofty mound of solid brick work, called deisthan or Rambhar Bhavani
2) An oblong mound mound called the fort of Matha Kuar which is covered with broken bricks and on which stands a much ruined brick stupa, a large statue of buddha, the ascetic; a colossal statue representing Buddha's Nirvan
3) A low square mound covered with broken bricks near the barrows scattered over plain to the north and east of the great mound

Kasia

Kushinagar

77.
Large mound covered with broken bricks and a few statues

Padrauna

Kushinagar

78. 

Mound of brick ruins

Sahiya

Kushinagar

79.

Ancient Site

Ghosi

Mau

80.

Several caves in the precipitous sandstone cliffnear the top of the hill

Adhesar

Mirzapur

81. 

Ruined Stone Fort of Lalitpur

Ahraura

Mirzapur

82. 

Bhardari Devi ka Pahar containing Asokan inscription

Ahraurakhas

Mirzapur

83. 

Ruins of Three Small Linga Temple circa 1000AD.

Ahugi

Mirzapur

84.

Ruins of a Saiva Temple

Ahugi

Mirzapur

85.

Inscribed Pillar

Belkhara

Mirzapur

86. 

Mound known as Sangram Sahi-ki--Pahari

Bhagdewar

Mirzapur

87.

Cave called khoh containing two early Kutila inscriptions on the rock inside

Bhuili

Mirzapur

88. 

British Cemetery

Chunar

Mirzapur

89.

Durga Khoh

Chunar

Mirzapur

90.

Inscribed slab

Halliya

Mirzapur

91. 

British Cemetery

Mirzapur

Mirzapur

92.

Iftekhar Khan's Tomb

Saryan Sikandarpur

Mirzapur

93.

A life sized female figure locally known as Sankata Devi

Sheopur

Mirzapur

94.

British Cemetery

Sultanpur

Mirzapur

95.

Bharasthi Devi remains of a Mediaeval Temple

Vindhyachal

Mirzapur

96.

Fragments of sculptures, one of which is a Krishna sthambha lying on the bank of the Ganga on a chabutra at the Ramgayaghat.

Vindhyachal

Mirzapur

97.

Kantil Fort

Vindhyachal

Mirzapur

98.

Remains of temple on an island in the bed of the river Ganga at Ramgayaghat including two inscribed stones

Vindhyachal

Mirzapur

99.

Small high mound, the ancient site of a large Hindu Temple

Bara

Prayagraj

100. 

The area of the waste land divided by a ravine into two large mounds called "Garha and Garhi"

Bhita

Prayagraj

101. 

Large stone dwelling house said to have been the residence of the two heroes of Ala and Udal cir. 8th century AD

Chilla

Prayagraj

102.

Standing figure identified by Fuhrer as Buddha Asvaghosha with a five-headed snake canopy and worshipped under the name of Srigari Devi

Deora

Prayagraj

103.
A rocky hall on the south face of the top bearing an inscription of three lines of Indo-Scythian period in red paint with some rude drawings of men and animals
Ginja Hill
Prayagraj
104. 

Ruined forts of Samudra Gupta and Hansagupta

Jhusi

Prayagraj

105.

Cave known as Sita-ki-rasoi containing an inscription in characters of the 9th century AD

Mankuar

Prayagraj

106. 

Cemeteries at Kydganj

Prayagraj

Prayagraj

107.

Khusru Bagh :-
Enclosure wall and Gateway of Khusru Bagh,
Tomb of Bibi Tamolan,
Tomb of Sultan Khusru,
Tomb of Sultan Khusru's Mother,
Tomb of Sultan Khusru's Sister

Prayagraj

Prayagraj

108. 

Allahabad Fort

    1. Ashokan Pillar (Inscribed stone pillar)
    2. Zanana Palace

Prayagraj

Prayagraj

109.

Queen Victoria's Memorial in Alfred park

Prayagraj

Prayagraj

110.

Garhwa fort

Sheorajpur

Prayagraj

111.

Extensive mound called Hatgauha Dih

Shiupur

Prayagraj

112.

Large mound called Surya Bhita

Singraur

Prayagraj

113.

Ancient Site Sringraur

Sringverpura

Prayagraj

114.

Ancient Site

Jungle Belhar

Sant Kabir Nagar

115. 

British Cemetery

Gopiganj

Santravidas nagar

116. 

Pakka masonary Fort

Vijay Garh

Sonbhadra

117. 

Mosque

Isauli

Sultanpur

118.

Large dih called Majhangaon with brick-towers on the four corners

Sultanpur

Sultanpur

119.

Ancient buddhist site of Sarnath, including the Dhamekstupa, Jagat Singh Stupa, the monastery of Major Kittae and all the monuments excavated by Mr. Oertal in 1904-05 with an area of 53.04 acres, including government land measuring 21.94 acres

Baraipur, Khajuhi Ganj (Varanasi)

Varanasi

120.

Cemetery

Chaitganj

Varanasi

121. 

Remains of a Fine Massive brick fort

Chandrauati

Varanasi

122. 

Ancient Buddhist Site known as Chaukhandi stupa

Ganj and Baraipur

Varanasi

123.

Closed Cemetery

Rajghat

Varanasi

124.

Tomb of Lal Khan       

Rajghat

Varanasi

125. 

The whole area to the east of the buddhist site explored by the Archaoelogical department extending upto the limits of the tank/lake named Narokhar

Sarnath

Varanasi

126.

Graves of European Officers

Shivala

Varanasi

127.

Ancient Mound

Tilmapur

Varanasi

128.

Dharahra Mosque (Aurangzeb Mosque )

Varanasi

Varanasi

129. 

Lt. Col. Pogson's Tomb

Varanasi

Varanasi

130.

Mutiny Monuments

Varanasi

Varanasi

131.

Observatory of Man singh

Varanasi

Varanasi

132.

Prahladpur inscribed Lat or monolith pillar now standing in the compound of the Queen's College (Sampurnanand Sanskrit Uni.)

Varanasi

Varanasi

133. 

Tablet on the Treasury Building

Varanasi

Varanasi

134. 

Telia Nala Buddhist Ruins

Varanasi

Varanasi

135.

Two Graves at Old Artilery lines

Varanasi

Varanasi

136.

Victoria Memorial

Varanasi

Varanasi