UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES OF INDIA

 

Some of the  historical heritage of India that are enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites column are :

  1. Taj Mahal : This outstanding white marbled architecture stands on the southern bank of the Yamuna River in the Indian city of Agra.
  2. Khajuraho Group Of Monuments : This is a group of Hindu and Jain Temples altogether collapsed under the same name. These group of mountains are located in Madhya Pradesh, India.
  3. Ajanta Caves : The Ajanta Caves are rock cut Buddhist cave mountains located in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra.
  4. Bhimbetka rock shelters: They represent the Paleothic architectural site located in Madhya Pradesh, India.
  5. Konarak Temple : This is the Konarak Sun Temple situated at Konarak in Orissa, India.
  6. Humayun’s Tomb : This is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor named Humayun in the Indian Capital city of Delhi.
  7. Ellora Caves : This is one of the largest rock cut monastery caves located in Maharashtra, India.
  8. Sanchi Stupa : This is a Buddhist complex located in Sanchi town of Madhya Pradesh , India.
  9. Mahabodhi Temple : This is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya located near Bihar, India.
  10. Pattadakal : This is a site possessing Hindu and Jain temples of the 7th and 8th This is a place in the Karnatak state of India.
  11. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station: This is a historic railway station in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
  12. Sundarbans : This is a natural region in the southern extreme of the Indian State of West Bengal, India.
  13. Elephanta caves : This is located in Elephanta island in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
  14. Great Living Chola Temples : These are three temples built during the period of rule of the Chola dynasty located in Darasuram.
  15. Manas National Park : This is a wildlife sanctuary located in the Himalayan foothills of Assam.
  16. Valley of flowers National Park : This is an Indian national park located in the West Himalayan region of the Utarakhand state of India.
  17. Keoladeo National park : This is a bird sanctuary located in Bharatpur , Rajasthan.
  18. Hill Forts of Rajasthan : This location in Northern India comprises of : Chitorgarh Fort, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Ranthambore Fort, Gagron Fort, Amer Fort and Jaisalmer Fort.
  19. Kaziranga National Park : This is a sanctuary in the Indian state of Assam.
  20. Darjeeling Himalayan railway : This is the “Toy Train” connecting New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal.
  21. Nanda Devi : This is the second highest mountain located in Uttarakhand , India.
  22. Agra Fort : This a historical fort located in Agra, Delhi, India.

 

A few more of the sites are :

  1. Nilgiri Mountain Railway
  2. Old Goa
  3. Qutb Complex
  4. Brihadeswar temple
  5. Nanda Devi National park
  6. Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
  7. Rock- cut architecture.
  8. Gangaikonda cholapuram
  9. Kailasa temple, Ellora

Khangchendzonga National park

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