UNESCO World Heritage Site of India

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UNESCO World Heritage Site of India
UNESCO World Heritage Site of India

UNESCO World Heritage Site of India

The UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as having special cultural or physical significance. The total number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India is 36 (1 mixed, 7 natural, and 28 cultural)Agra, Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves, and Taj Mahal were the first selected UNESCO heritage sites in India in 1983.
UNESCO World Heritage Site of India
UNESCO World Heritage Site of India

Cultural sites:

No.
 
year
Cultural site                                                   
state name                                                   
1
 
1983
Ajanta Caves
Maharashtra
2
 
1983
Agra Fort
Agra, Uttar Pradesh
3
 
1983
Taj Mahal
Agra, Uttar Pradesh
4
 
1983
Ellora Caves
Maharashtra
5
 
1984
Konark Sun Temple
Odisha
6
 
1984
Memorial Group of Mahabalipuram
Tamil Nadu
7
 
1986
Church and Convent of Goa
Goa
8
 
1986
Hampi
Karnataka
9
 
1986
Fatehpur Sikri
Uttar Pradesh
10
 
1986
Khajuraho Memorial Group
Madhya Pradesh
11
 
1987
Elephanta Caves
Maharashtra
12
 
1987
Pattadakal
Karnataka
13
 
1987
Great Chola Temple
Tamil Nadu
 
 
1. Brihadeeswarar Temple
Gangaikondacholapuram
 
 
2. Airavateshwar Temple
 Darasuram 
 
 
3. Brihadeeswarar Temple
Thanjavur
14
 
1989
Buddhist Stupas of Sanchi
Madhya Pradesh
15
 
1993
Humayun’s Tomb
Delhi
16
 
1993
Qutub Minar
Delhi
17
 
1999
Indian Mountain Railway
1. Kalka Shimla Railway, Himachal Pradesh
2. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway West Bengal
3.Nilagiri Mountain Railway Tamil Nadu
18
 
2002
Mahabodhi Vihar of Bodh Gaya
Bihar
19
 
2003
Bhimbet’s Shelter
Madhya Pradesh
20
 
2004
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park
Gujarat
21
 
2004
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Maharashtra
22
 
2007
Red Fort of Delhi
Delhi
23
 
2010
Jantar Mantar Jaipur
Rajasthan
24
 
2013
Hill Forts of Rajasthan
1. Chittorgarh, Rajasthan
2. Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan
25
2014
Rani ki Vav
Gujarat
26
2016
Nalanda
Bihar
27
2016
Architecture of Le Corbusier
Chandigarh
28
2017
The historical city of Ahmedabad
Gujarat

Natural Sites:

No.
 
year
Natural site
state name
1
 
1985
Keoladeo National Park                                                         
Rajasthan
2
 
1985
Kaziranga National Park
Assam
3
 
1985
Manas National Park
Assam
4
 
1987
Sundarbans National Park
West Bengal
5
 
1988
Nanda Devi National Park and Valley of Flowers
Uttarakhand
6
 
2012
1. the Western Ghats
1. Agrasthamalai (Kerala, Tamil Nadu) 2012
2. Periyar (Kerala)
3. Anamalai (Kerala, Tamil Nadu)
4. Nilgiri (Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka)
5. Talakaveri (Karnataka)
2. Periyar (Kerala)
 1. Anamalai (Kerala, Tamil Nadu)
 2. Nilgiri (Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka)
 3. Talakaveri (Karnataka)
 4.Kudremukh (Karnataka)
 5. Sahyadri (Kerala)
7
Great Himalayan National Park
Himachal Pradesh

Mixed  Sites:

No. Mixed site  year    
state name 
1 2016
 Kanchenjunga National ParkSikkim