Ministry of Culture

India has 38 World Heritage Sites at present

Posted On: 16 MAR 2020 5:52PM by PIB Delhi

At present, India has 38 World Heritage Sites. The world heritage sites are well conserved and in good shape. The details of World Heritage Sites are as below:-

WORLD HERITAGE SITES IN INDIA (38)

 

CULTURAL SITES: 

Under Protection of Archaeological Survey of India (22)

S.

No

 

Name of Site

State

 

  1.  

Agra Fort (1983)

Uttar Pradesh

  1.  

Ajanta Caves (1983)

Maharashtra

  1.  

Ellora Caves (1983)

Maharashtra

  1.  

Taj Mahal (1983)

Uttar Pradesh

  1.  

Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram (1984)

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Sun Temple, Konarak (1984)

Odisha

  1.  

Churches and Convents of Goa (1986)

Goa

  1.  

Fatehpur Sikri (1986)

Uttar Pradesh

  1.  

Group of Monuments at Hampi (1986)

Karnataka

  1.  

Khajuraho, Group of Temples (1986)

Madhya Pradesh

  1.  

Elephanta Caves ( 1987)

Maharashtra

  1.  

Great Living Chola Temples at Thanjavur, Gangaikondacholapuram and Darasuram (1987 & 2004)

Tamil Nadu

  1.  

Group of Monuments at Pattadakal (1987)

Karnataka

  1.  

Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (1989)

Madhya Pradesh

  1.  

Humayun’s  Tomb, Delhi (1993)

Delhi

  1.  

Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi (1993)

Delhi

  1.  

Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka (2003)

Madhya Pradesh

  1.  

Champaner-Pavagarh Archaeological Park (2004)

Gujarat

  1.  

Red Fort Complex, Delhi (2007)

Delhi

  1.  

Hill Forts of Rajasthan

 (Chittaurgarh, Kumbhalgarh, Jaisalmer and Ranthambhore, Amber and Gagron Forts)      (2013)

(Amber and Gagron Forts are under protection of Rajasthan State Archaeology and Museums)

Rajasthan

  1.  

Rani-ki-Vav (The Queen’s Stepwell) at Patan (2014)

Gujarat

  1.  

Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) at Nalanda (2016)

Bihar

 

Under Protection of Ministry of Railways (2)

23.

Mountain Railways of India ( Darjeeling,1999), Nilgiri (2005), Kalka-Shimla(2008)

West Bengal,  Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh

24.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) (2004)

Maharashtra

 

Under Protection of Bodhgaya Temple Management Committee (1)

25

Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya, (2002)

Bihar

 

Under Protection of Rajasthan State Archaeology and Museums   (1)                                                                                            

26.

The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur (2010)

Rajasthan

 

Under Protection of Chandigarh Administration (1)

27.

The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement (2016)

Chandigarh

 

Under Protection of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation  (1)

28.

Historic City of Ahmedabad  (2017)

Gujarat

 

Under Protection of Bombay Municipal Corporation (1)

29.

Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai (2018)

Govt of Maharashtra

 

Under Protection of Jaipur Municipal Corporation (1)

30.

Jaipur City, Rajasthan (2019)

Govt of Rajasthan

 

NATURAL SITES: (7)

 

Under Protection of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Changes

31. 

Kaziranga National Park (1985)

Assam

32.

Keoladeo National Park (1985)

Rajasthan

33.

Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (1985)

Assam

34.

Sunderbans National Park (1987)

West Bengal

35.

Nanda Devi  and Valley of Flowers National Parks (1988, 2005)

Uttarakhand

36.

Western Ghats (2012)

Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra,Tamil Nadu

37

Great Himalayan National Park (2014)

Himachal Pradesh

 

MIXED SITE: (1)

 

Under Protection of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Changes

38.

Khangchendzonga National Park (2016)

Sikkim

 

 

This information was given by the Minister of State (I/c) of Culture and Tourism, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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