Top 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

A world-famous mausoleum built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, renowned for its stunning architecture and white marble beauty.

1.Taj Mahal, Agra

This site includes the iconic Qutub Minar, a towering brick minaret, and several other historical structures, representing the architectural evolution in Delhi.

2.Qutub Minar and its Monuments, Delhi

A former Mughal capital, Fatehpur Sikri is a well-preserved city with exquisite palaces, mosques, and courtyards built during the reign of Emperor Akbar.

3.Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh

These ancient rock-cut caves are renowned for their exquisite Buddhist paintings and sculptures that date back to the 2nd century BCE.

4.Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra

Adjacent to Ajanta, these caves are a complex of rock-cut temples representing Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain art and architecture spanning several centuries.

5.Ellora Caves, Maharashtra

An iconic fortress and palace built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, known for its red sandstone architecture and significant historical events.

6.Red Fort Complex, Delhi

Another remarkable Mughal monument, this tomb is a precursor to the Taj Mahal and is surrounded by beautiful gardens.

7.Humayun's Tomb, Delhi

A range of mountains and hills that are home to a diverse array of ecosystems and species, contributing significantly to India's biodiversity.

8.Western Ghats

These temples are famous for their intricate and explicit sculptures that depict various aspects of life, religion, and art in medieval India.

9.Khajuraho Group of Monuments, Madhya Pradesh

This site includes three major temples - Brihadisvara Temple at Thanjavur, Brihadisvara Temple at Gangaikondacholapuram, and Airavatesvara Temple at Darasuram - all showcasing the architectural and cultural achievements of the Chola dynasty.

10.Great Living Chola Temples, Tamil Nadu

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