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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India: List of all 40 sites post Dholavira addition

At the ongoing 44th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee at Fuzhou in China,  the Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple at Palampet in Telangana’s Warangal and Dholavira, a Harappan-era city in Gujarat, have been conferred the tag of UNESCO World Heritage Site.

With this, the number of World Heritage sites in India stands at 40.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

Out of 40 sites in India that are on the World Heritage List, 32 are cultural, seven are natural and one is a mixed property.

Cultural 

  1. Agra Fort (1983)
  2. Ajanta Caves (1983)
  3. Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara at Nalanda, Bihar (2016)
  4. Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (1989)
  5. Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park (2004)
  6. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) (2004)
  7. Churches and Convents of Goa (1986)
  8. Dholavira: a Harappan City (2021)
  9. Elephanta Caves (1987)
  10. Ellora Caves (1983)
  11. Fatehpur Sikri (1986)
  12. Great Living Chola Temples (1987, 2004)
  13. Group of Monuments at Hampi (1986)
  14. Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram (1984)
  15. Group of Monuments at Pattadakal (1987)
  16. Hill Forts of Rajasthan (2013)
  17. Historic City of Ahmadabad (2017)
  18. Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi (1993)
  19. Jaipur City, Rajasthan (2019)
  20. Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Telangana (2021)
  21. Khajuraho Group of Monuments (1986)
  22. Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya (2002)
  23. Mountain Railways of India (1999,2005,2008)
  24. Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi (1993)
  25. Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen’s Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat (2014)
  26. Red Fort Complex (2007)
  27. Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka (2003)
  28. Sun Temple, Konârak (1984)
  29. Taj Mahal (1983)
  30. The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement (2016)
  31. The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur (2010)
  32. Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai (2018)

Natural 

  1. Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area (2014)
  2. Kaziranga National Park (1985)
  3. Keoladeo National Park (1985)
  4. Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (1985)
  5. Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks (1988,2005)
  6. Sundarbans National Park (1987)
  7. Western Ghats (2012)

Mixed 

  1. Khangchendzonga National Park (2016)

 

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