Celebrate World Heritage Day with India’s most famous World heritage Sites

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Every year April 18 is celebrated as World Heritage Day. India alone has 36 world heritage sites, the sixth most of any country. India is famous for its cultural beauty and incredible monumental art. From Kaziranga in Assam, Hampi monuments in Karnataka, The queen’s stepwell in Gujarat to Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Park in Uttarakhand, Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi. India has a range of numerous parks, monument sites, wildlife sanctuaries, religious structure and mountains in the list including Taj Mahal, which is not only in the list of World Heritage Site but also marked the place in the list of (seven) 7 Wonders of the World.


Celebrate World Heritage Day with India's most famous World heritage Sites


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On World Heritage Day, have a look at all 36 world heritage sites in India, as designated by UNESCO:

  1. Kaziranga in Assam
  2. Manas Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam
  3. Sundarbans National Park in West Bengal
  4. The Western Ghats. These include Agasthyamalai Sub-Cluster, Periyar Sub-Cluster, Anamalai Sub-Cluster, Nilgiri Sub-Cluster, Talakaveri Sub-Cluster, Kudremukh Sub-Cluster, Sahyadri Sub-Cluster
  5. Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh
  6. Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya in Bihar
  7. Churches and Convents of Goa
  8. Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi
  9. Red Fort Complex in Delhi
  10. Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park in Gujarat
  11. Group of Monuments at Hampi in Karnataka
  12. Group of Monuments at Pattadakal in Karnataka
  13. Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh
  14. Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka in Madhya Pradesh
  15. Khajuraho Group of Monuments in Madhya Pradesh
  16. Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra
  17. Ellora Caves in Maharashtra
  18. Elephanta Caves in Maharashtra
  19. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) in Maharashtra
  20. Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha
  21. Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, Rajasthan
  22. Jantar Mantar in Jaipur, Rajasthan
  23. Great Living Chola Temples in Tamil Nadu. They include Brihadeeswarar temple in Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Airavateshwarar Temple in Darasuram, Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur.
  24. Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu
  25. Agra Fort in Uttar Pradesh
  26. Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh
  27. Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh
  28. Rani ki Vav (The Queen’s Stepwell) in Patan, Gujarat
  29. Mountain Railways of India. They include Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in West Bengal, Nilgiri Mountain Railway in Ooty, Tamil Nadu, Kalka-Shimla Railway in Himachal Pradesh.
  30. Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand
  31. Hill Forts of Rajasthan. They include Chittorgarh, Kumbhalgarh, Ranthambhore, Amber Sub-Cluster, Gagron
  32. Nalanda in Bihar
  33. Khangchendzonga National Park In Sikkim
  34. The Architectural Work Of Le Corbusier in Chandigarh
  35. The Historic City of Ahmadabad in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  36. Qutb Minar in Delhi

On World Heritage Day let’s us all try to do our bit in protecting these monuments starting with a small gesture of keeping these sites clean. Hope you enjoy these incredible World Heritage sites in India. Don’t forget to Comment and share your views. For booking and know more about India’s most famous World Heritage Sites click on enquire now button.


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