World Cultural Heritage Sites of India

World Cultural Heritage Sites of India is inscribed by “The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The first sites to be inscribed were Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves, Agra Fort, and Taj Mahal, of which all were inscribed in the 1983 session of the World Heritage Committee. The latest site to be inscribed is Dholavira, Gujarat in 2021. As per the latest data of July 2021, 19 states and UTs of India are the home of the World Heritage Sites and a part of incredible India. The Highest number of sites are present in Maharashtra. in this post, I have mentioned some important world heritage sites, their founder and the states/UTs where they are present. This post is the next part of the “Art and Culture Notes” important for most of the Government Exams.

SiteStateFounderOthers
Mahabodhi TempleBiharEmperor AsokaKnow More
Red FortDelhiShah JahanKnow More
Qutub MinarDelhiQutub-ud-din AibakKnow More
Humayun’s TombDelhiMirak Mirza GhiyathKnow More
Champaner Archaeological ParkGujaratVanraj ChavdaKnow More
Churches of Old GoaGoaArchbishop Dom Father Aleixo de MenezesKnow more
Jantar MantarJaipurSawai Raja Jai Singh IIKnow more
HampiKarnatakaHarihara and Bukkaknow more
PattadakalKarnatakaChalukyasKnow more
world cultural heritage sites of India – Table 1
SiteStateFounderOthers
Chhatrapati Shivaji TerminusMumbai, MaharashtraF. W. StevensKnow More
Ajanta CavesMaharastraSatvanas’ rulersKnow More
Ellora CavesMaharashtraKrishanadeva IKnow More
Sanchi StupaMadhya PradeshEmperor AshokaKnow More
KhajurahoMadhya PradeshChandela KingsKnow More
Rock Shelters of BhimbetkaMadhya PradeshVishnu Shridhar Wakankar (Discoverer)Know More
Elephanta CavesMaharashtraKrishnaraja, Kalachuri DynastyKnow More
Konark Sun TempleOdishaNarshimha deva IKnow More
MahabalipuramTamil NaduNarasimhavarmanKnow More
world cultural heritage sites of India – Table 2
SiteStateFounderOthers
Great Living Chola TemplesTamil NaduRaja Raja Chola IKnow More
Agra FortUttar PradeshMugal emperor AkbarKnow More
Taj MahalUttar Pradesh Mugal Emperor Shah JahanKnow More
Fatehpur SikriUttar Pradesh Mugal emperor AkbarKnow More
Mountain Railway of IndiaWest BengalSir Ashley EdenKnow More
Nalanda MahaviharaBiharKumar Gupta IKnow More
Hill Forts of RajasthanRajasthanRajput ruler Rawal JaisalKnow More
Ahmedabad CityGujaratAhmed Shah IKnow More
Rani ki VavGujaratRani UdyamatiKnow More
Capital ComplexChandigarharchitect Le CorbusierKnow More
Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble of MumbaiMaharashtraKnow More
world cultural heritage sites of India – Table 3

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