10 Incredible UNESCO Sites  in India  Worth a Visit


Humayun’s Tomb

The tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Nizamuddin East, Delhi, India, was delegated by Humayun's first wife & chief consort, Empress Bega Begum in 1558.



Referred to as the Group of Monuments, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Hampi town, Vijayanagara district, east-central Karnataka, India.



Located in the Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh, this ancient city is known for its magnificent temples and intricate sculptures. It was built in the Medieval century by the Chandela Dynasty.


Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Also known as Toy Train, is a 610 mm (2 ft) gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal.



It is a complex of 7th and 8th century CE Hindu and Jain temples in northern Karnataka. It is located on the west bank of the Malaprabha River in the Bagalkot district.


Bhimbetka rock shelters

It is an archaeological site in central India. It is located in the Raisen District in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. This site has the oldest-known rock art in India.


Ajanta Caves

These are approximately 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments dating from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 CE in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state in India.


Brihadisvara Temple

This is a Shaivite Hindu temple built in a Chola architectural style located on the south bank of the Cauvery river in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India.


Basilica of Bom Jesus

It is a Roman Catholic Basilica located in Goa situated in the Konkan region of India. It has the most iconic monument of all the churches and convents of Goa.


Hill Forts of Rajasthan

Spread across Rajasthan state in northern India, they have been clustered as a series and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


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