UNESCO Site

India takes pride in flaunting its unsurpassed heritage; eras over eras have influenced, molded and face lifted the rich heritage of which we all are part of. Distinctive edifices, perennial culture and the determination to keep this incredibility have preserved for us an era no short of marvels. With a startling number of places and monuments enlisted in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, India has made an indelible mark in world history.

List of World Heritage Sites in India

 

  • Delhi -Red Fort

    Delhi -Red Fort

    Red Fort- Red fort or Lal Qila is a famous tourist place in Delhi. One of these is the UNESCO World Heritage Site Red Fort or the Laal Quila.

  • Delhi -Qutab Minar

    Delhi -Qutab Minar

    Qutub Minar in Delhi- Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is the highest stone tower in India.

  • Delhi -Humayuns Tomb

    Delhi -Humayuns Tomb

    Humayun's Tomb in Delhi- The Humayun’s Tomb is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Delhi, India’s capital city.

  • Agra -Taj Mahal

    Agra -Taj Mahal

    Taj Mahal, a universally admired UNESCO World Heritage site, is a epitomizing love of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz.

  • Agra -Red Fort

    Agra -Red Fort

    Red Fort in Agra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that captivates the onlooker at first sight with its colossal dimensions and stately aura.

  • Agra -Fatehpur Sikri

    Agra -Fatehpur Sikri

    Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Agra, along with its adjoining areas, are home to some of the finest examples of Mughal.

  • Jaipur -Jantar Mantar

    Jaipur -Jantar Mantar

    Jantar Mantar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most popular attractions in Jaipur. Built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh.

  • Maharashtra -Ajanta Caves

    Maharashtra -Ajanta Caves

    Ajanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, date back to the 2nd century. These are 30 rock-cut Buddhist caves with Buddha figures.

  • Maharashtra -Ellora Caves

    Maharashtra -Ellora Caves

    Ellora Caves in Maharashtra- One of the most popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India, Ellora caves are also known as Verul.

  • Maharashtra -Elephanta Caves

    Maharashtra -Elephanta Caves

    Elephanta group of Caves, located on the Elephanta Island in Mumbai Harbor, are designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • Chhatrapati -Shivaji Terminus

    Chhatrapati -Shivaji Terminus

    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus formerly known as Victoria Terminus is a historic railway station and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Hill -Forts of Rajasthan

    Hill -Forts of Rajasthan

    The Hill Forts of Rajasthan, Total Six in number got the status of UNESCO World Heritage Sites India in 2013.

  • Khajuraho -Group of Monuments

    Khajuraho -Group of Monuments

    Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu and Jain temples in Madhya Pradesh. The UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India.

  • Mahabodhi -Temple Bodhgaya

    Mahabodhi -Temple Bodhgaya

    The holiest shrine of Buddhism's, Mahabodhi Temple became a UNESCO world heritage site in 2001. Mahabodhi Temple is located in Bodhgaya.

  • Mahavihara -Nalanda University Bihar

    Mahavihara -Nalanda University Bihar

    Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) at Nalanda, Bihar. The Nalanda Mahavihara site is in the State of Bihar, in north-eastern India.

  • Hampi -Group of Monuments

    Hampi -Group of Monuments

    Hampi is Karnataka home to a group of monuments recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in India.

  • Historic -City of Ahmedabad

    Historic -City of Ahmedabad

    Historic City of Ahmedabad, the walled city of Ahmedabad in India, was founded by Ahmad Shah I of Gujarat Sultanate in 1411.

  • Patan -Rani ki Vav

    Patan -Rani ki Vav

    Rani ki vav is an intricately constructed stepwell situated in the town of Patan Gujarat. UNESCO has recognized World Heritage Site in India.

  • Konark -Sun Temple

    Konark -Sun Temple

    Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century CE Sun Temple at Konark about 35 kilometre northeast from Puri on the coastline of Odisha, India.

  • Great -Living Chola Temples

    Great -Living Chola Temples

    Great Living Chola Temples were built during the Chola rule in Tamil Nadu. Great Living Chola Temples are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

  • Monuments -At Mahabalipuram

    Monuments -At Mahabalipuram

    The group of monuments at Mahabalipuram or Mamallapuram, were accorded the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 1984.

  • Churches -of Goa

    Churches -of Goa

    Churches & Convents of Goa are UNESCO World Heritage Sites which shed light on an important historical and unique architecture.

  • Kaziranga -National Park

    Kaziranga -National Park

    Kaziranga National Park is prescribed by UNESCO as a world heritage site in India. Kaziranga National Park located in Assam.

  • Sundarbans -National Park

    Sundarbans -National Park

    Sunderbans National Park was declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1987. Sunderbans famous for kinds of wildlife species.

  • Kanchenjunga -National Park

    Kanchenjunga -National Park

    Kanchenjunga National Park is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the North East India, and the largest wildlife reserve in Sikkim.

  • Manas -National Park

    Manas -National Park

    Manas Wildlife Sanctuary sprawls across five districts of Assam. The park was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in India.

  • Bharatpur -Bird Sanctuary

    Bharatpur -Bird Sanctuary

    Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary or Keoladeo was declared a national park in 1982 and later listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985.

  • Champaner -Archaeological Park

    Champaner -Archaeological Park

    Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in Panchmahal district in Gujarat, India.

  • Chandigarh -Capitol Complex

    Chandigarh -Capitol Complex

    Chandigarh, its making, the vision of Le Cor busier and how the Capitol Complex achieved the status of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Rajasthan -Chittorgarh Fort

    Rajasthan -Chittorgarh Fort

    The Chittorgarh Fort is being one of the prime UNESCO World Heritage Sites is spread over an area of 280 Hectares, on a hill 180 high.

  • Rajasthan -Kumbhalgarh Fort

    Rajasthan -Kumbhalgarh Fort

    Kumbhalgarh Fort is a Mewar fortress on the westerly range of Aravalli Hills, in the Rajsamand district near Udaipur of Rajasthan.

  • Rajasthan -Ranthambore Fort

    Rajasthan -Ranthambore Fort

    Ranthambore Fort is located in Ranthambore National Park in Sawai Madhopur Rajasthan and the park has got its name from the fort.

  • Jaipur -Amber Fort

    Jaipur -Amber Fort

    Amer Fort is UNESCO World Heritage Site. Amber fort (officially spell as Amber fort) is situated about 10 km from Jaipur in Rajasthan.

  • Rajasthan -Jaisalmer Fort

    Rajasthan -Jaisalmer Fort

    Twelfth century Jaisalmer Fort, the only living fort in the world and a Unesco world heritage site monument is in a dilapidated state.

  • Uttarakhand -Valley of Flowers

    Uttarakhand -Valley of Flowers

    Ghangaria is the base camp for the trek to Valley of Flowers. One cannot stay at Valley of Flowers, therefore Ghangaria ideal place to relax.

  • Great -Himalayan National Park

    Great -Himalayan National Park

    GHNP was awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 2014, in recognition of its outstanding significance for biodiversity.