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List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

One of the most important topic among Static GK in SSC and Banking exams is UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. Check this list to crack the upcoming SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS.

  1. Ajanta Caves
  • Location: Maharashtra  
  • Period: 2nd century BC to the 6th century
  • World Heritage Site since: 1983
  1. Ellora Caves
  • Location: Maharashtra
  • Period: 600 to 1000 AD
  • World Heritage Site since: 1983
  1. Agra Fort
  • Location: Uttar Pradesh
  • Period: 16th century
  • World Heritage Site since: 1983
  1. Taj Mahal
  • Location: Uttar Pradesh
  • Period: 17th century
  • World Heritage Site since: 1983
  1. Sun Temple, Konârak
  • Location: Puri District, Odisha
  • Period: 13th-century
  • World Heritage Site since: 1984
  1. Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram
  • Location: Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu
  • Period: 7th and 8th centuries
  • World Heritage Site since: 1984
  1. Kaziranga National Park
  • Location: Assam
  • Period: 20th century
  • World Heritage Site since: 1985
  1. Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Location: Assam
  • Period: 20th century
  • World Heritage Site since: 1985
  1. Keoladeo National Park
  • Location: Bharatpur, Rajasthan
  • Period: 1981
  • World Heritage Site since: 1985
  1. Churches and Convents
  • Location: Goa
  • Period: 16th and 18th centuries
  • World Heritage Site since: 1986
  1. Khajuraho Group of Monuments
  • Location: Madhya Pradesh
  • Period: 950 AD to 1050 AD
  • World Heritage Site since: 1986
  1. Group of Monuments at Hampi
  • Location: Ballari district, Karnataka
  • Period: 14th and 16th centuries
  • World Heritage Site since: 1986
  1. Fatehpur Sikri
  • Location: Uttar Pradesh
  • Period: 16th century
  • World Heritage Site since: 1986
  1. Group of Monuments at Pattadakal
  • Location: Bagalkot District, Karnataka
  • Period: 8th century
  • World Heritage Site since: 1987
  1. Elephanta Caves
  • Location: Maharashtra
  • Period: 5th to 8th centuries
  • World Heritage Site since: 1987
  1. Great Living Chola Temples
  • Location: Tamil Nadu
  • Period: 11th and 12th century
  • World Heritage Site since: 1987
  1. Sundarbans National Park
  • Location: West Bengal (India)
  • Period: 1939 and 1982
  • World Heritage Site since: 1987
  1. Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers
  • Location: Chamoli District, Uttarakhand
  • Period: 1939 and 1982
  • World Heritage Site since: 1988, 2005
  1. Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
  • Location: Madhya Pradesh
  • Period: 2nd and 1st centuries BC to the 12th century AD
  • World Heritage Site since: 1989
  1. Humayun’s Tomb
  • Location: Delhi
  • Period: 1572
  • World Heritage Site since: 1993
  1. Qutub Minar
  • Location: Delhi
  • Period: Late 12th century
  • World Heritage Site since: 1993
  1. Mountain Railways of India
  • Location:
  1. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (1999), Darjeeling, West Bengal
  2. Nilgiri Mountain Railway (2005) Ooty, Tamil Nadu
  3. Kalka-Shimla Railway, Himachal Pradesh (2008)
  • Period: 19th and early 20th centuries     
  • World Heritage Site since: 1999, 2005, 2008
  1. Mahabodhi Temple
  • Location: Bodh Gaya, Bihar
  • Period: 3rd century BC, 5th and 6th century AD and 19th century            1
  • World Heritage Site since: 2002
  1. Rock Shelters
  • Location: Bhimbetka, Madhya Pradesh  
  • Period: 30,000 years
  • World Heritage Site since: 2003
  1. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
  • Location: Maharashtra
  • Period: 1887–1888
  • World Heritage Site since: 2004

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