Jaipur City enters the World Heritage Site list

Jaipur City, known for its architectural legacy and spectacular cultural heritage makes its entry to the (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) UNESCO World Heritage Site list at the 43rd session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee. 

Jaipur was nominated for its development in town planning and the architecture which is also witnessed by the number of tourists visiting this place. Jaipur is one of the most visited places in Rajasthan. 


The World Heritage Committee is composed of representatives of 21 State Parties to the World Heritage Convention.  All over the world, there are 1092 sites in 167 countries in the World Heritage Site list.


In India, there are a total of 38 World Heritage Sites including Jaipur which is newly added. Let’s take a look at all the World Heritage Sites in India quickly.


Taj Mahal, Agra

Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

Hampi, Karnataka

Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra

Ellora Caves, Maharashtra

Bodh Gaya, Bihar

Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha

Red Fort, Delhi

Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh

Chola Temples, Tamil Nadu

Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam

Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu

Sundarbans National Park, West Bengal

Humayun’s Tomb, New Delhi

Jantar Mantar, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Agra Fort, Uttar Pradesh

Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh

Rani Ki Vav, Patan, Gujarat

Group of Monuments at Pattadakal, Karnataka

Elephanta Caves, Maharashtra

Nalanda Mahavira, Bihar

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Maharashtra

Mountain Railways of India

Qutub Minar and its Monuments, New Delhi

Champaner- Pavagadh Archaeological Park, Gujarat

Great Himalayan National Park, Himachal Pradesh

Hill Forts in Rajasthan

Churches and Convents in Goa

Rock shelters of Bhimbetka, Madhya Pradesh

Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam

Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan

Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Park, Uttarakhand

Western Ghats

Khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim

Capitol Complex, Chandigarh

The Historic City of Ahmedabad

The Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai


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