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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

World Heritage Day, 18th April


18th april , a day to remember the glories and the architecture of our ancestors . Heritage around the world serves as a lesson to us ,they let us know about the culture , society and people of that time. They teach us what to do and what not to do . World heritage are not just monuments or old building, they can be anything from books to dance, from letters to poem . Even our culture and traditions are heritage to us.The World Heritage List includes 962 properties till now .


Over a period  UNESCO has considered 29 such world heritage sites in India .These have 23 cultural  and 6 natural  site spread across the nation . Few of them are the
Agra Fort


  1. Agra Fort (1983)
  2. Ajanta Caves (1983)
  3. Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (1989)
  4. Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park (2004)
  5. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) (2004)
  6. Churches and Convents of Goa (1986)
  7. Elephanta Caves (1987)
  8. Ellora Caves (1983)
  9. Fatehpur Sikri (1986)
  10. Great Living Chola Temples (1987)
  11. Group of Monuments at Hampi (1986)
  12. Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram (1984)
  13. Group of Monuments at Pattadakal (1987)
  14. Humayun's Tomb, Delhi (1993)
  15. Khajuraho Group of Monuments (1986)
  16. Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya (2002)
  17. Mountain Railways of India (1999)
  18. Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi (1993)
  19. Red Fort Complex (2007)
  20. Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka (2003)
  21. Sun Temple, Konârak (1984)
  22. Taj Mahal (1983)
  23. The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur (2010)

Taj Mahal

khajuraho Temples













you can even use  the google  map for the same . Happy tourism . :)




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