Explore The Indian World Heritage Sites

India World Heritage Sites

To define, A World Heritage Site is a place that is listed by UNESCO for its unique cultural or physical importance. The list of World Heritage Sites is determined and operated by the international World Heritage Programme controlled by UNESCO. The United Nations Educational, and Cultural group seeks to encourage the identification, protection, and preservation of cultural and natural heritage worldwide, considered outstanding to humanity.

India World Heritage Sites And Know About

A large building with Taj Mahal in the background

India has thirty-eight world heritage sites that include 30 Cultural properties, 7 Natural areas, and one mixed site. Here are some of India’s world heritage site from both categories that will cherish your visit in India.:

It is a sixteen-century Mughal era architecture.

Fortress of red-sandstone

It includes the Jahangir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan; audience halls, such as the Diwan-i-Khas.

Remains of a canonical and educational institution from the 3rd century BCE to the 13th century CE.

It includes stupas, shrines, viharas (residential and educational buildings), and essential art works in stucco, stone, and metal.

Qutub Minar was built with red sandstone in the early 13th century in Delhi.

It is 72.5 m in height with diameters of 14.32 m and 2.75 m at its base and peak.

The tower is surrounded by various aesthetical treasures, for instance- the Alai Darwaza built-in 1311 and two mosques, including the Quwwatul-Islam, the oldest mosque in northern India.

She is considered to be the most ancient university in Indian.


A small church in a park with Taj Mahal in the background

Located in the western area of the Himalayan mountains in Himachal, the Park is famous for its high alpine peaks, alpine meadows, and riverine forests.

It also includes glacial and snow sources of various rivers as well as the drainage basin areas.

It is a biodiversity hotspot that includes twenty-five types of forests inhabited by myriads of faunal species, several of which are threatened.

This wetland is located in Rajasthan and served as a duck shooting reserve until the nineteenth century. However, the hunting was ceased, and the area was soon after declared as a national park in 1982.

This National Park is home to over three-hundred bird species and various other life forms. It also serves as a wintering ground to Palaearctic migratory waterfowl, critically endangered Siberian Crane and globally threatened- Greater Spotted Eagle and Imperial Eagle.

It is acclaimed for its resident population of non-migratory breeding birds.


India is both culturally and bio-diversity enriched; it can be well

seen in the world heritage sites too.

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