World Heritage Day 2018: Here is India’s Each and Every heritage site…


World Heritage Day is celebrated for Monuments and Sites on April 18 internationally. Until now India has 36 Heritage sites which hold 3rd position overall, the First position goes to Italy with 53 sites followed by China with 52 sites. India got its First World Heritage City in 2017 only which is Ahmedabad, apart from that we have  From Kaziranga in Assam, Hampi monuments in Karnataka, The Queen’s step-well in Gujarat to Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks in Uttarakhand, India has a range miscellaneous range of parks, monuments, wildlife sanctuaries, religious structures and mountains in the list.

On World Heritage Day, here’s a look at all world heritage sites in India, as selected by UNESCO:

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