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India has the sixth largest number of sites in the world. The first sites to be listed were the Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves, Agra Fort, and Taj Mahal, all of which were inscribed in the 1983 session of the World Heritage Committee. The most recent site listed was Dholavira, in 2021. SiteLocation ( State )Year ListedUnesco DataDholavira: a Harappan City20211645; iii, iv (cultural)20211570; i, iii (cultural)Jaipur City, Rajasthan20191605; ii, iv, vi (cultural)20181480; ii, iv (cultural)
on the World Heritage List 40 Powered by Esri Cultural 32 Agra Fort (1983) Ajanta Caves (1983) Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara at Nalanda, Bihar (2016) Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (1989) Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park (2004) Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) (2004) Churches and Convents of Goa (1986)
Here is a list of 38 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India: 1. Taj Mahal, Agra Source One of Seven Wonders of the World, White Marble Mughal Architecture, the Taj Mahal was built by emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife, Mumtaj Mahal. It is located at the bank of river Yamuna in Agra.
The Red Fort is one of the most famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. The monument depicts a complex blend of Indo-Islamic, Timurid, and Hindu architecture laid out in red sandstone. The planning of the palace is derived from Islamic prototypes and each pavilion reveals architectural elements in Mughal style.
- UNESCO Natural World Heritage Sites
- UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Sites
- UNESCO Mixed World Heritage Sites
- Important Facts About UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India
UNESCO Natural World Heritage sites are those sites with distinctive cultural facets such as geological formations, physical, biological, and cultural landscapes. The list of UNESCO Natural World Heritage sites in India is given below: List of Natural World Heritage sites in India:-Download PDF Here UNESCO also maintains a list of World Heritage Si...
UNESCO Cultural World Heritage sites are those sites with unique cultural facets such as Paintings, monuments, architecture, etc. The list of UNESCO Cultural World Heritage sites in India is given below:
A mixed site comprises components of both natural and cultural importance: [Updated List] UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India:-Download PDF HereAgra FortAjanta CavesArchaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara at NalandaBuddhist Monuments at Sanchi