UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designates World Heritage Sites of outstanding universal importance to cultural or natural heritage.
Which have been nominated by countries that are signatories to the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, founded in 1972.
There are 40 World Heritage Sites in India announced by UNESCO. Recently, in 2021, UNESCO added two more heritage sites from India: ‘Ramappa Temple,’ Telangana, and ‘Dholavira,’ Gujarat, to the UNESCO World Heritage sites list.
Made this decision in China’s UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s 44th session.
Sun Temple, Konârak
Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Kaziranga National Park
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Keoladeo National Park
Churches and Convents of Goa
Khajuraho Group of Monuments
Group of Monuments at Hampi
Group of Monuments at Pattadakal
Great Living Chola Temples
Sundarbans National Park
Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Humayun's Tomb, Delhi
Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi
Mountain Railways of India
West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh
Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park
Red Fort Complex
The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu
Hill Forts of Rajasthan
Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen's Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat
Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area
Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara at Nalanda, Bihar
Khangchendzonga National Park
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier
Historic City of Ahmadabad
Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai
Jaipur City, Rajasthan
Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Telangana
Dholavira: a Harappan City
FAQ About World Heritage Sites in India
Which is the largest world heritage site in India?
The Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in India in 1983.
Which is the 14th world heritage site in India?
Which state has the most heritage sites?
WHO declared Ajanta & Ellora as a World Heritage Site?
Archaeological Survey of India
Which is the mixed heritage site in India?
Khangchendzonga National Park (KNP), Sikkim
Which two cities in India are on the Unesco World Heritage?
Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple