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National Park, Natural park, Forest Sanctuary UNESCO World Heritage in India

Sundarban National Park

National Park, Natural park, Forest Sanctuary UNESCO World Heritage in India5 (100%) 3 votes UNESCO World Heritage Natural park, forest and sanctuary in India are KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK (ASSAM), KAELADEO GHANA BIRD SANCTUARY (BHARATPUR), SUNDERBANS NATIONAL PARK (WEST BENGAL), NANDA DEVI NATIONAL PARK, MANAS RESEERVE (ASSAM)   KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK, ASSAM Located on the banks of the Brahamaputra river, in Assam, Kaziranga is one of the last strongholds of the endangered Indian one-horned rhinoceros. With open country, covered mostly with elephant grass, Kaziranga gives the visitor a chance to seeRead More


Toy Train – Darjeeling UNESCO World Heritage Site in India

Toy Train, Darjeeling, India

Toy Train – Darjeeling UNESCO World Heritage Site in IndiaRate this post The Toy Train – Darjeeling of Himalaya Hills Darjeeling, the exotic hill station located at 6800 above sea level in West Bengal is connected to the plains by means of a 2 feet gauge, 83 km long railway line on which runs a beautiful toy train. This toy train has achieved worldwide fame for engineering excellence, wonderful landscape and touristic attraction. This train is still hauled by small steam engine which were built in the early 20th century.Read More


Taj Mahal – Agra, India – UNESCO World Heritage Site

Taj Mahal. Agra, India

Taj Mahal – Agra, India – UNESCO World Heritage Site5 (100%) 2 votes Taj Mahal – Agra, India is the city of UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a sublime experience of the greatest love story ever told. India’s most fascinating and beautiful masterpiece, this perfectly symmetrical edifice is set amidst landscaped gardens on the banks of the Yamuna. The Taj Mahal – Agra, India was built to enshrine the remains of Begum Mumtaj Mahal, the consort of Mughal Emperor Ahah Jahan. Build by the persian architect Ustad Isa, theRead More


Sun Temple – Konark, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Konark, Orissa, India

Sun Temple, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sun Temple – Konark, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Konark, Orissa, India5 (100%) 3 votes UNESCO World heritage site Sun Temple is situated in Konark, Orissa, India. The design is the celestial chariot of the Sun God pulled by seven exquisitely carved ornamented horses, strained on twelve wheels on either side. The huge monolithic wheels represent time, unity, completeness, justice, perfection, and movement and each wheel stands for a fortnight and each horse a day of the week.   SUN TEMPLE – KONARK Built by King Langula Narisimha Deva inRead More


Sanchi Stupa Buddhist Monuments, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Madhya Pradesh, India

Sanchi Buddhism Monuments, Sanchi, India

Sanchi Stupa Buddhist Monuments, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Madhya Pradesh, India5 (100%) 5 votes UNESCO World Heritage Site Sanchi Stupa is a famous sightseeing destination that has innumerable Buddhist structures, pillars and monasteries. The majority of these monuments date back to the 3 BC. Sanchi Stupa is known for its masterpiece of Buddhist art- Buddhist Stupas monasteries, temples and pillars dating from 3rd century B.C. to the 12 th century A.D. The site consists of mainly three stupas.           The most famous of The SanchiRead More


Qutub Complex, Qutub Minar UNESCO World Heritage Site, in New Delhi, India

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Qutub Complex, Qutub Minar UNESCO World Heritage Site, in New Delhi, India5 (100%) 2 votes UNESCO World heritage Site, Qutub Complex in New Delhi, India comprises of Qutub Minar, Quwwat-Ul-Islam Masjid, Iltutmish Tomb, Iron Pillars, Alai Darwaza and Alai Minar. Details of Qutub Complex Qutab Minar Spearing its way proudly into the sky, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Qutab Complex with a length of 238 feet, commands a panoramic view of the green fields extending into a sprawling city of Delhi. Started in 1192 by the slave king, Qutab-ud-Din Aibak, theRead More


Pattadakal, World Heritage Site by UNESCO in Karnataka, India

Pattadakal Monuments, Karnataka, India

Pattadakal, World Heritage Site by UNESCO in Karnataka, IndiaRate this post The tiny village of Pattadakal, World heritage site by UNESCO is situated on the banks of the Malaprabha river in Karnataka, India. Referred to as Petrigal by Ptolemy.  It is located in North Karnataka’s Bagalkot district on the banks of the river Malaprabha. It has been listed amongst the World Heritage Sites due to its remarkable temples. It illustrates the Chalukyan art which, in the 7th and 8th centuries A.D. , under the Chalukya dynasty, achieved a harmonius blendRead More


Mahabalipuram Monuments UNESCO World Heritage Site

Mamalappuram Monuments, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kerala, India

Mahabalipuram Monuments UNESCO World Heritage Site5 (100%) 2 votes UNESCO World heritage Site Mahabalipuram monuments / Mamallapuram is a monument complex on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, in Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu, India. It is located near Chennai.   Details of Mahabalipuram Monuments The most renowned landmark of Mahabalipuram / Mamallapuram is the Shore Temple. Standing alone on the shore, this temple is protected by a wall constructed to minimise erosion. It is believed that at one point there were seven such temples, six of them wereRead More


Khajuraho Temple Monuments UNESCO World Heritage Site in Madhya Pradesh, India

Khajuraho Monuments, Madhya Pradesh, India

Khajuraho Temple Monuments UNESCO World Heritage Site in Madhya Pradesh, India4 (80%) 5 votes Khajuraho Temple Monuments are UNESCO World Heritage Site in Madhya Pradesh, India. and it drives huge Indian and foreign tourists to this place. Chitragupta Temple, Kandariya Mahadev temple, Lakshmana Temple, Varaha Temple, Matangesvara Temple, chausath yogi temple, Jain temple, Parsvnath temple, Adinath Temple, Ghantai(Bell) temple, Javari Temple, Vamana Temple, Brahma Temple, Hanuman Temple, Shanti Nath Temple, Devi Jagdambe Temple, Duladeo Temple and Chaturbhuj Temple are major Khajuraho temple. Khajuraho temple is famous for its erotic picturesRead More


Hampi Monuments – Monuments of Hampi, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Karnataka, India

Monuments of Hampi, Karnataka, India

Hampi Monuments – Monuments of Hampi, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Karnataka, India5 (100%) 2 votes Hampi Monuments are credited with UNESCO World heritage. The Vijayanagar city ruins near the village of Hampi, 353 km, from Bangalore, are one of the most fascinating historical sites in South India. HAMPI Monuments     Also worth a visit are the Queen’s Bath with its arched corridors, projecting balconies and lotus shaped fountains, the two storeyed Lotus Mahal, the huge Elephant stables, the splendid Vitthala temple with its musical pillars and the stoneRead More