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World Heritage Sites of UNESCO: Lists from India

 

Cultural Sites- Under Archaeologic Survey of India

S.No-      Name of Site –               State

1.Agra Fort (1983)- Uttar Pradesh

Agra Fort
Agra Fort

2.Ellora Caves (1983)- Maharashtra

3.Ajanta Caves (1983)- Maharashtra

4-Sun Temple, Konarak (1984)- Odisha

5-Taj Mahal (1983)- Uttar Pradesh

Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

6-Churches and Convents of Goa (1986)- Goa

7-Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram (1984)- Tamil Nadu

8-Group of Monuments, FatehpurSikri (1986)- Uttar Pradesh

9.Group of Monuments at Hampi (1986)- Karnataka

10.Group of Temples, Khajuraho (1986)- Madhya Pradesh

11-Group of Temples, Pattadakal (1987)- Karnataka

12-Great Living Chola temples at Thanjavur, Gangaikondacholapuram and Darasuram (1987 & 2004)- Tamil Nadu

13- Elephanta Caves ( 1987)- Maharashtra

Elephanta Caves
Elephanta Caves

14- Capitol Complex (2016)- Chandigarh

15- Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) (2016)- Bihar

16- Champaner-Pavagarh Archaeological Park (2004)- Gujarat

17- Qutb Minar Complex, Delhi (1993)- Delhi

Qutb Minar
Qutb Minar

18. Red Fort Complex, Delhi (2007)- Delhi

19-Hill Forts of Rajasthan (Kumbhalgarh, Chittaurgarh, Jaisalmer and Ranthambhore, Amber and Gagron Forts)

20-Prehistoric Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka (2003)- Madhya Pradesh

21. Rani ki Vav (2014)- Gujarat

22. Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (1989)- Madhya Pradesh

23. Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi (1993)- Delhi

Under Ministry of Railways

01Mountain Railway of India ( Darjeeling,1999), Nilgiri (2005), Kalka-Shimla(2008)- West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh

02-Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhgaya (2002)- Bihar

Mahabodhi Temple
Mahabodhi Temple

03-Jantar Mantar, Jaipur (2010)-Rajasthan

04-Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) (2004)- Maharashtra

Natural Sites

Under Ministry of Environment & Forest

01- Manas Wild Life Sanctuary (1985)- Assam

02-Sunderban National Park (1987)- West Bengal

03-Western Ghats (2012)- Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra,Tamil Nadu

04-Kaziranga National Park (1985)- Assam

Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga National Park

05-Khangchendzonga National Park (KNP) (2016)- Sikkim

06-Keoladeo National Park (1985)- Rajasthan

07-Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks (1988, 2005)- Uttarakhand

08-Great Himalayan National Park (2014)-Himachal Pradesh

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