Friday, May 18, 2018


World Heritage site In India

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There are 35 World Heritage Sites  in India, which are accredited by UNESCO until 2016. These places have cultural and natural significance as described in UNESCO World Heritage Convention, which was established in 1972. In the 7th session, Agra Fort and Ajanta caves of India were first listed in 1983. It was recently included that the archaeological site of the Nalanda Mahavihhar (Nalanda University) in Nalanda, Bihar, the architectural work of the Le Corbusier in the Capital Building Complex Chandi Garh and Sikkim Khangchenjonga National Park in July 2016. 0 F 35 sites, 27 cultural and 7 natural sites and 1 mixed cultural (27) name, year's award place Uttar Pradesh Maharashtra Mahavihar (2016).
Out of the 35 sites, 27 are cultural and 7 are natural sites and 1 mixed.
1. AGRA FORT(1983)

2.Ajanta Caves (1983)

3.Archaeological Site of Nalan Mahavihara (Nalanda University) at Nalanda, (2016) Bihar

4.Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi Madhya Pradesh (1989)

5.Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park Gujarat 2004

6.Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Maharashtra 

7.Churches and Convents of Goa Goa (1986)

8.Elephanta Caves (1987 Maharashtra

9.Ellora Caves (1983) Maharashtra

10.Fatehpur Sikri (1986) Uttar Pradesh

11.Great Living Chola Temples (1987) Tamil Nadu

12.Group of Monuments at Hampi Karnataka (1986)

13.Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram Tamil Nadu (1984)

14.Group of Monuments at Pattadakal (1987) Karnatak

15.Hill Forts of Rajasthan (2013). Rajasthan

16.Humayun's Tomb, Delhi (1993) Delhi

17.Khajuraho Group of Monuments Madhya Pradesh (1986)

18.Complex at Bodh Gaya Mahabodhi (2002) Bihar

19.Mountain Railways of India Darjeeling West Bengal,
Nilgiri,Tamil Nadu,
Shimla-kalkaHimachal Pradesh(1999)

20.Qutb Minar and its Monuments, (1993)

21.Delhi Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen's Stepwell (2014)

22.Red Fort Complex (2007) Delhi

23.Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka (2003) Madhya Pradesh

24.Sun Temple, Konarak (1984) Odisha

25.Taj Mahal (1983) Uttar Pradesh

26.The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier an outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement (2016) Chandigarh

27.The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur (2010) Rajasthan

Natural (7)
28.Great Himalayan National Park Conservation area  Kullu, Himachal Pradesh (2014)

29. Kaziranga National Park (1985)  ,Assam

30.Bharatpur, Keoladeo National Wildlife Sanctuary (1985)  ,Assam

31.Manas wildlife sanctuary (1985).. Assam

32.Nanda Devi and Valley of flower National park 1988  Uttarakhand

33. Sundarbans National Park (1987)  West Bengal

34.Western ghata( 2012) Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala

35.Kangchendzonga National park ,sikkim (2016)