UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES IN INDIA

UNESCO, in its 38th General meeting in Doha,Qatar on June 22-23,2014 declared The Great Himalayan National Park in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh and Rani-ki-Vav as heritage sites. The Great Himalayan National Park was UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES IN INDIAdeclared the World Heritage Site under ‘natural’ Category and ‘Rani-ki-Vav’ under ‘cultural’ category. The Great Himalayan National Park ishome to various rare and threatened species which includes Snow Leopard, Himalayan Musk Deer, Asiatic Black Bear, Himalayan Tahr, Blue Sheep, Serow, Chir Peasant and Western Tragopan. ‘Rani-ki-Vav’ is the second heritage site in Gujarat after Champaner-Pavagadh archaeological Park. UNESCO World Heritage sites in India has gone upto 32.

Below is the list of UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES IN INDIA

 

CULTURAL

  • Agra Fort(1983)
  • Ajanta Caves (1983)
  • Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi(1989)
  • Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park(2004)
  • Chhatarpati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)(2004)
  • Churches and Convents of Goa(1986)
  • Elephanta Caves(1987)
  • Ellora Caves(1983)
  • Fatehpur Sikri(1986)
  • Great Living Chola Temples(1987)
  • Group of Monuments at Hampi(1986)
  • Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram(1984)
  • Group of Monuments at Pattadakal(1987)
  • Hill Forts of Rajasthan(2013)
  • Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi(1993)
  • Khajuraho Group of Monuments(1986)
  • Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya(2002)
  • Mountain Railways of India(1999)
  • Qutub Minar and its Monuments, Delhi(1993)
  • Rani ki Vav (Queen’s Stepwell) at Patan,Gujarat(2014)
  • Red Fort Complex(2007)
  • Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka (2003)
  • Sun Temple,Konark(1984)
  • Taj Mahal(1983)
  • The Jantar Mantar,Jaipur(2010)

Natural

  • Great Himalayan National Park(2014)
  • Kaziranga National Park(1985)
  • Keoladeo National Park(1985)
  • Manas Wildlife Santuary(1985)
  • Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks(1988)
  • Sundarbans National Park(1987)
  • Western Ghats(2012)
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