Do you know how many UNESCO World Heritage Sites in INDIA


India has 42 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, making it the sixth country with the most such sites in the world. Of these sites, 34 are cultural, 7 are natural, and 1 is mixed (both cultural and natural).These sites represent India’s rich cultural heritage, diverse landscapes, and unique architectural styles. They span across the country, from ancient temples and historical cities to natural wonders and diverse ecosystems.

Here are UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India:

  • Agra Fort
  • Ajanta Caves
  • Ellora Caves
  • Taj Mahal
  • Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram
  • Sun Temple, Konârak
  • Kaziranga National Park
  • Keoladeo National Park
  • Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Churches and Convents of Goa
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Group of Monuments at Hampi
  • Khajuraho Group of Monuments
  • Elephanta Caves
  • Great Living Chola Temples 13
  • Group of Monuments at Pattadakal
  • Sundarbans National Park
  • Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks
  • Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
  • Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi
  • Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi
  • Mountain Railways of India
  • Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya
  • Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
  • Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)
  • Red Fort Complex
  • The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
  • Western Ghats
  • Hill Forts of Rajasthan
  • Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area
  • Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen’s Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat
  • Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara at Nalanda, Bihar
  • Khangchendzonga National Park
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement *
  • Historic City of Ahmadabad
  • Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai
  • Jaipur City, Rajasthan
  • Dholavira: a Harappan City
  • Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Telangana
  • Sacred Ensembles of the Hoysalas
  • Santiniketan

These are the many incredible UNESCO World Heritage Sites that India has to offer. With its rich history, diverse landscapes, and unique cultural traditions, India is a truly remarkable country to explore.


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