Famous Historic Cities and their Founders

List of Famous Historic Cities and their Founders

Historic Tourist Spots and their Establishers

Char Minar city Hyderabad was founded by Quli Qutub Shah

City Location Founder
Agra Uttar Pradesh Sikandar Lodi
Ahmedabad Gujarat Sultan Ahmed Shah
Ahmednagar Maharashtra Ahmed Nizam Shah (Malik Ahmed)
Ajmer Rajasthan Raja Ajaypal Chauhan
Allahabad Uttar Pradesh Akbar
Ambala Punjab Amba Rajput king in 14th century
Amritsar Punjab 4th Sikh Guru Ram Das in 1574
Azamgarh Uttar Pradesh Azam ( son of hindu father Vikramjit, and muslim mother)
Barmer Rajasthan Mallinath
Bharatpur Rajasthab Maharaj Suraj Mal
Bijapur Karnataka Yosuf Adil Shah
Bikaner Rajasthan Rao Bika in 1486
Daman and Diu Union Territory near Gujarat Portuguese
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Union Territory near Gujarat Portuguese
Delhi Delhi Anangpal Tomar, Rajput King in 736 AD, Qutub-ud Din Aibak of Slave dynasty in 1206
Faizabad Uttar Pradesh Saadat khan
Farrukhabad Uttar Pradesh Nawab Mohammad Khan (named after Emperor Farrukhsiyar)
FatehpurSikri Uttar Pradesh Akbar
Firozabad Uttar Pradesh Firoz Shah Mansab Dar in 1556
Ghaziabad Uttar Pradesh Ghazi-ud Din in 1740
Hampi Karnataka Harihara 1, Bukka Raya 1
Hyderabad Telangana Md Quli Qutub Shah
Jaipur Rajasthan Sawai Raja Jai Singh II
Jalandhar Punjab 5th Sikh Guru Arjan Dev founded Kartarpur which is a town/city of Jalandhar in 1594
Jaunpur Uttar Pradesh Feroz Shah Tughlaq in 1359
Jodhpur Rajasthan Rao Jodha in 1459
Junagarh Rajasthan Raja Jai Singh
Mahabalipuram Tamil Nadu Narsimhavarman
Muradabad Uttar Pradesh by Rustam Khan on the name of MuradBaksh, son of Shah Jahan
Pondicherry Union Territory near Tamil Nadu Francois Martin in 1674
Srinagar J & K King Pravarasena II in 3rd century BC
Tughlakabad Present Delhi Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
Udaipur Rajasthan Udai Singh II in 1559
Vijaynagar Karnataka Harihara 1, Bukka Raya 1
Warangal Andhra Pradesh Kakatiya dynasty