UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – PDF Download UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – PDF Download
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – PDF Download   Friends, In competitive exams conducted by UPSC, SSC and IBPS, very often you will... UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – PDF Download

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – PDF Download

 

Friends,

In competitive exams conducted by UPSC, SSC and IBPS, very often you will find question related to UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India.

Currently there are 36 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. Out of these, 28 are Cultural Heritage Sites, 7 are Natural Heritage Sites and 1 site is categorised as Mixed.

 

 

28 Cultural Heritage Sites:

Name of the Site State/UT Year of Listing
Agra Fort Uttar Pradesh 1983
Ajanta Caves Maharashtra 1983
Ellora Caves Maharashtra 1983
Taj Mahal Uttar Pradesh 1983
Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram Tamil Nadu 1984
Sun Temple, Konârak  Odisha 1984
Churches and Convents of Goa Goa 1986
Fatehpur Sikri  Uttar Pradesh 1986
Group of Monuments at Hampi  Karnataka 1986
Khajuraho Group of Monuments  Madhya Pradesh 1986
Elephanta Caves Maharashtra 1987
Great Living Chola Temples Tamil Nadu 1987
Group of Monuments at Pattadakal Karnataka 1987
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi Madhya Pradesh 1989
Humayun’s Tomb Delhi 1993
Qutb Minar and its Monuments Delhi 1993
Mountain Railways of India  West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh 1999
Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya Bihar 2002
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka  Madhya Pradesh 2003
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park Gujarat 2004
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) Maharashtra 2004
Red Fort Complex  Delhi 2007
The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur  Rajathan 2010
Hill Forts of Rajasthan Rajathan 2013
Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen’s Stepwell) at Patan Gujarat 2014
Archaelogical site of Nalanda University Bihar 2016
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier Chandigarh 2016
Historic City of Ahmedabad Gujarat 2017

 

 

7 Natural Heritage Sites:

Name of the Site State/UT Year of Listing
Kaziranga National Park Assam 1985
Keoladeo National Park Rajasthan 1985
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary Assam 1985
Sundarbans National Park West Bengal 1987
Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Park Uttarakhand 1988
Western Ghats Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu & Maharashtra 2012
Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area Himachal Pradesh 2014

 

 

Mixed:

Name of the Site State/UT Year of Listing
Khangchendzonga National Park Sikkim 2016

 

Notes on UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India:

  • Great Living Chola Temples includes one Brihadeeswarar temple in Ariyalur districtof Tamil Nadu, one Airavateshwarar Temple in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu and another one Brihadeeswarar temple in Thajavur district of Tamil Nadu.
  • Mountain Railways of India includes Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in Darjeeling, West Bengal, Nilgiri Mountain Railway in Ooty, Tamil Nadu and Kalka-Shimla Railway in Himachal Pradesh.
  • Hill Fort of Rajasthan includes fort in Chittorgarh, Kumbhalgarh, Ranthambhore, Amber Sub-Cluster, Jaisalmer and Gagron
  • Western Ghats include 20 sites in the state ofKerala, 10 in Karnataka, 5 in Tamil Nadu and 4 in Maharashtra.

 

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  • satyajit

    September 12, 2017 #1 Author

    great going, love to read more on new subjects

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