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LIST OF WORLD HERITAGE SITES OF INDIA

 

The various Indian monuments and sites included in the World Heritage List are[i]:

 

    * Agra Fort (1983)

    * Ajanta Caves (1983)

    * Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (1989)

    * Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park (2004)

    * Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) (2004)

    * Churches and Convents of Goa (1986)

    * Elephanta Caves (1987)

    * Ellora Caves (1983)

    * Fatehpur Sikri (1986)

    * Great Living Chola Temples (1987)

    * Group of Monuments at Hampi (1986)

    * Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram (1984)

    * Group of Monuments at Pattadakal (1987)

    * Humayun's Tomb, Delhi (1993)

    * Khajuraho Group of Monuments (1986)

    * Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya (2002)

    * Mountain (Darjeeling Himalayan) Railways of India (1999)

    * Qutub Minar and its Monuments, Delhi (1993)

    * Red Fort Complex (2007)

    * Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka (2003)

    * Sun Temple, Konarak (1984)

    * Taj Mahal (1983)

    * Jantar Mantar, Jaipur (2010)

    * Kaziranga National Park (1985)

    * Keoladeo National Park (1985)

    * Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (1985)

    * Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks (1988)

    * Sundarbans National Park (1987)

 

In addition, the following sites have been submitted on the ‘Tentative List’ of the World Heritage:

    * Temples at Bishnupur, West Bengal (1998)

    * Buddhist Monastery Complex, Alchi, Leh, known as ‘Alchi Choskor’ (1998)

    * Golconda Fort, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (1998)

    * Dholavira: a Harappan City, Kutch, District, Gujarat (1998)

    * Rani-ki-Vav (‘Queen's Stepwell’) at Patan, Gujarat (1998)

    * Mattanchery Palace, Ernakulam, Kerala (1998)

    * Tomb of Sher Shah Suri, Sasaram, Bihar (1998)

    * Group of Monuments at Mandu, Madhya Pradesh (1998)

    * Ancient Buddhist Site, Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh (1998)

    * Hemis Gompa (1998)

    * Sri Harimandir Sahib, Amritsar, Punjab (2004)

    * River Island of Majuli in midstream of Brahmaputra River in Assam (2004)

    * Kalka Shimla Railway (2004)

    * The Matheran Light Railway (extension to the Mountain Railways of India) (2005)

    * Western Ghats (sub cluster nomination) (2006)

    * Namdapha National Park (2006)

    * Wild Ass Sanctuary, Little Rann of Kutch (2006)

    * Kangchendzonga National Park (2006)

    * Urban and Architectural Work of Le Corbusier in Chandigarh (2006)

    * The Kangra Valley Railway - Extension to the Mountain Railways of India (2009)

    * Churchgate - Extension to Mumbai CST (2009)

    * The Maharaja Railways of India (2009)

    * Oak Grove School (2009)

    * Excavated Remains at Nalanda (2009)

    * Great Himalayan National Park (2009)

    * Bhitarkanika Conservation Area (2009)

    * Neora Valley National Park (2009)

    * Desert National Park (2009)

    * Silk Road Sites in India (2010)

    * Shantiniketan (2010)

[i] Dr Ausaf Sayeed;'Trends in Indian Culture and Heritage',  pp.77-79, Har Anand Publications Pvt. Ltd, 2012, 579 pages


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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