At least some of the shelters were inhabited more than 100000 years ago. The khajuraho group of monuments is a group of hindu temples and jain temples in chhatarpur district madhya pradesh india about 175 kilometres 109 mi southeast of jhansi.
Map showing the location of heritage sites with state boundaries.
The world heritage site of india located in more than one state is. These include 30 cultural sites seven natural sites and one mixed. There are 38 world heritage sites located in india. Its breadth varies from 200 miles at one point to hardly 10 miles at another.
Chronicles left by persian and european travellers particularly the portuguese state hampi was a prosperous wealthy and grand city near the tungabhadra river with numerous. The capital is kolkata. Of the natural world heritage sites that contain forest 91 percent of those experienced some loss since the year 2000.
Ashoka trust india to receive 2019 unesco sultan qaboos prize for environmental conservation monday 18 november 2019 seven cultural sites inscribed on unescos world heritage list saturday 6 july 2019 kolkata recommendation adopted for global strategy in south asia tuesday 19 march 2019. The united nations educational scientific and cultural organization unesco world heritage sites are important places of cultural or natural heritage as described in the unesco world heritage convention established in 1972. The temples are famous for their nagara style architectural symbolism and their erotic sculptures.
One of the seven wonders of the world unesco. West bengal indian state located in the eastern part of the country. These activities endanger natural world heritage sites and could compromise their unique values.
They are a unesco world heritage site. Justification of outstanding universal value. It is a unesco world heritage site that consists of seven hills and over 750 rock shelters distributed over 10 kilometres 62 mi.
Hampi also referred to as the group of monuments at hampi is a unesco world heritage site located in east central karnataka india. It is located in the raisen district in the indian state of madhya pradesh about 45 kilometres 28 mi southeast of bhopal. Get the list and detailed information about world heritage sites in india.
Unesco world heritage centre. Many natural world heritage sites are more threatened than previously thought and require immediate conservation action. Its an important religious centre for the buddhists as this was the place where mahatma buddha attained enlightenment.
The holy bodhi tree is the site where siddhartha gained enlightenment and became gautam buddha. It has a peculiar configuration. It became the centre of the hindu vijayanagara empire capital in the 14th century.
Although in area west bengal ranks as one of the smaller states in india it is one of the largest in population. Bodh gaya is located almost 96kilometrese away from patna bihar and is one of the unesco world heritage sites in india. The cold desert cultural landscape of india comprises a stunning bare landscape in the north western part of the country beyond the greater himalayas that is dotted with lofty mountains kissing the azure blue sky clear streams in deep gorges and little vegetation that provides uninterrupted breathtaking views.