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World Heritage Sites In India

Taj Mahal, Agra

Standing majestically on the banks of River Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is synonymous to love and romance.The Taj Mahal is the epitome of Mughal art and one of the most famous buildings in the world...

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Darjeeling

Also known as the Toy Train, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal, India...

Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh

Situated at an easy distance from the city of Agra in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Fatehpur Sikri is an important specimen of the Mughal dynasty...

Agra Fort, Uttar Pradesh

Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Agra, India. The fort is also known as Lal Qila, Fort Rouge and Red Fort of Agra. It is about 2.5 km northwest of its much more famous sister monument, the Taj Mahal...

Jantar Mantar, Rajasthan

The Jantar Mantar is a set of 14 colossal astronomical observatory instruments situated in the heart of Jaipur. These incredibly accurate devices were constructed by Maharaja Jai Singh II.The Jantar Mantar was completed in 1734...

Sun Temple, Orissa

The Sun Temple was built in the thirteenth century. The temple comprised a sanctum with a lofty (presumably over 68 m. high) sikhara, a jagamohana (30. m. square and 30. m. high) and a detached nata-mandira (hall of dance)...

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai

Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus, formerly known as the Victoria Terminus is the headquarters of Central Railway in Mumbai...

Western Ghats

Along the south-western coast of India lies the western ghats mountain range.These ranges are known for their rich bio-diveristy and natural heritage...

Sunderbans National Park Tiger Reserve, West Bengal

A national park, a tiger reserve and a biosphere reserve in India, the Sundarbans National Park is the choice of every tiger lover coming to India for catching the mightiest glimpses of this majestic creature along the Ganges delta of India and Ba...

Valley Of Flowers, Uttarakhand

Nestled in Uttarakhand, this alluring place is famous for its charming meadows of alpine flowers. Endowed with a diverse range of endemic flora, it is picturesque in its beauty. This lush region is also home to some rare and endangered animal spec...

Kaziranga, Assam

With tall thickets of elephant grass growing in a sprawling area of 430 sq kms, Kaziranga National Park makes for a world heritage site...

Elephanta Caves, Maharashtra

The Elephanta Caves are a great tourist attraction in the vicinity of the large Mumbai meteropolis. The Elephanta island is located 10 km away from the Gateway of India at Mumbai. These caves house rock cut temples dating back to the 5th century ...

Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu

Of the nine monolithic temples found in Mahabalipuram, the most important are Five Rathas known after the famous five Pandava brothers of the Mahabharata fame...

Great Stupa At Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh

One of the oldest stone structures in India, the Great Stupa at Sanchi is an important Buddhist monument. Built by Emperor Ashoka to honor Lord Buddha, the stupa stands proud as an icon of Sanchi, though there are other architectural marvels in th...

Marvellous Hill Forts Of Rajasthan

The six forts of Chittorgarh, Kumbhalgarh, Jaisalmer, Ranthambhore (Sawai Madhopur), Gagaron (Jhalawar) and Amber (Jaipur) were recognised as serial World Heritage Sites in the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) in Phnom Penh, Camb...

Hampi, Karnataka

Traditionally known as Pampakshetra of Kishkindha, Hampi is situated on the southern bank of the river Tungabhadra. Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in the Northern part of Karnataka...

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World Heritage Sites In India

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India is home to some of the most amazing heritage sites that will mesmerize you with their beauty.