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World Heritage Sites in INDIA Study Notes

Posted on : June 8th 2019, 10:34 pm

World Heritage Sites in INDIA

Serial No. Name Region
01 Kaziranga Assam , India
02 Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam Assam , India
03 Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya, Bihar Bihar , India
04 Humayun s Tomb, Delhi Delhi , India
05 Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi Delhi , India
06 Red Fort Complex Delhi , India
07 Churches and Convents of Goa Velha Goa (Old Goa) Goa India
08 Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, Gujarat Gujarat , India
09 Group of Monuments at Hampi Ballari district Karnataka, India
10 Group of Monuments at Pattadakal Bagalkot District Karnataka, India
11 Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh, India
12 Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh , India
13 Khajuraho Group of Monuments, Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh , India
14 Ajanta Caves Maharashtra , India
15 Ellora Caves Maharashtra , India
16 Elephanta Caves Maharashtra , India
17 Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) Maharashtra , India
18 Sun Temple, Konrak Puri District Odisha, India
19 Keoladeo National Park Bharatpur Rajasthan , India
20 Jantar Mantar, Jaipur Jaipur Rajasthan , India
21 Great Living Chola Temples Brihadeeswarar temple, Gangaikonda Cholapuram Tamil Nadu, India
Airavateshwarar Temple, Darasuram , Tamil Nadu , India
Brihadeeswarar Temple Thanjavur , Tamil Nadu , India
22 Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram Mahabalipuram ,Tamil Nadu , India
23 Agra Fort, Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh , India
24 Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh , India
25 Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh , India
26 Mountain Railways of India Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (1999), Darjeeling , West Bengal , India
Nilgiri Mountain Railway (2005) Ooty , Tamil Nadu , India
Kalka-Shimla Railway , Himachal Pradesh (2008) India
27 Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks Chamoli District , Uttarakhand , India
28 Sundarbans National Park West Bengal (India)
29 Western Ghats Agasthyamalai Sub-Cluster
Periyar Sub-Cluster
Anamalai Sub-Cluster
Nilgiri Sub-Cluster
Talakaveri Sub-Cluster (five properties)
Kudremukh Sub-Cluster (five properties)
Sahyadri Sub-Cluster
30 Hill Forts of Rajasthan Chittorgarh
Kumbhalgarh
Ranthambhore
Amber Sub-Cluster
Jaisalmer
Gagron
31 Rani ki vav (The Queen's Stepwell) Patan, Gujarat , India
32 Great Himalayan National Park Himachal Pradesh , India
33 Nalanda Bihar , India
34 Khangchendzonga National Park Sikkim , India
35 The Architectural Work Of Le Corbusier Chandigarh , India
36 Historic City of Ahmadabad Ahmedabad , Gujarat , India

Important Points :

  • The first city of India to declared as the World Heritage City is Ahmedabad July 8, 2017.
  • Three new sites added in 2016 : Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) in Bihar ,The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier in Chandigarh and Khangchendzonga National Park in Sikkim.
  • World Heritage Sites in India that are recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as of 2017.
  • India’sfirst 2 sites inscribed on the list in 1983 were the Agra Fort and the Ajanta Caves