List of UNESCO World Heritages sites in India

 

UNESCO World Heritage sites in India 2015 (latest):


This list of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) heritage sites has immense natural and cultural importance to the world and India.

At present, there are 32 World heritage sites in India. 27 of them are cultural importance and 7 are of the natural importance. The latest ones include the Ran-Ki-Vav(The Queen’s Stepwall) at Pathan,Gujarat and The Great Himalayan National Park conservation area.

 

The Updated 2015 list includes:

 

Cultural (25) – 

  1. Agra Fort – Uttar Pradesh (1983)
  2. Ajanta Caves – Maharastra (1983)
  3. Buddist Monuments at Sanchi – Madya Pradesh (1989)
  4. Champaner-Pavagadh Archealogical Park – Gujarat (2004)
  5. Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus(formerly Victoria terminus) – Maharstra (2004)
  6. Churches and Convents of Goa – Velha Goa,Goa (1986)
  7. Elephanta Caves – Maharastra (1987)
  8. Ellora caves – Maharastra (1983)
  9. Fathepuri Sikri – Uttar Pradesh (1986)
  10. Great living Chola Temples – Tamil Nadu(1987)
  11. Group of Monuments at Hampi – Ballari,Karnataka (1986)
  12. Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram – Tamil Nadu (1984)
  13. Group of Monuments at Pattadakal – Bagalkot,Karnataka (1987)
  14. Hill forts og Rajasthan (2013)
  15. Humayan’s Tomb – Delhi (1993)
  16. Khajuraho Group of Monuments – Madya Pradesh (1986)
  17. Mahabodhi Temple complex at Bodh Gaya – Bihar (2002)
  18. Mountain Railways of India – Darjeeling,Nilgiri,Kalka-Shimla (1999)
  19. Qutub Minar and its monuments – Delhi (1993)
  20. Rani-ki-Vav (the queen’s stepwell) at Patan,Gujarat (2014)
  21. Red Fort Complex – Delhi (2007)
  22. Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka – Madya Pradesh (2003)
  23. Sun Temple,Konark – Puri,Odisha (1984)
  24. Taj Mahal – Uttar Pradesh (1983)
  25. The Jantar Mantar – Jaipur, Rajasthan (2010)

 

Natural (7) – 

  1. Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area – Himachal Pradesh (2014)
  2. Kaziranga National Park – Assam (1985)
  3. Keoladeo National Prak – Bharatpur, Rajasthan (1985)
  4. Manas Widlife Santuary – Assam (1985)
  5. Nanda devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks – Chamoli,Uttarakhand.(1988)
  6. Sunderbans National Parks – West Bengal (1987)
  7. Western Ghats (2012)

 

 

 

 

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