These are the 36 sites from India in the World Heritage List

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With ‘Historic City of Ahmadabad’ getting into the list of World Heritage sites, the number of such sites in India has reached 36. Here is a look at the 36 sites.  

During the 41st session of the ‘World Heritage Committee’, one of India’s two nominations, ‘Historic City of Ahmadabad’ has been added to the World Heritage List.  This is one of the 3 sites added during the 41st session. With this addition, the number of sites from India in the World Heritage List has gone up to 36. India is 06th on the list of countries with the most number of sites in the list. Italy leads with 53 sites followed by China with 52 sites. Here is the list of the 36 sites from India.

  1. Agra Fort- Uttar Pradesh (added in 1983)

By Acred99[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Ajanta Caves -Maharashtra  (added in 1983)

By Kunal Dalui[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Ellora Caves – Maharashtra  (added in 1983)

By Pratheepps[CC BY-SA 2.5]

  1. Taj Mahal – Uttar Pradesh (added in 1983)

By Yanni[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram – Tamil Nadu (added in 1984)

By Nireekshit[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Sun Temple in Konark – Odisha  (added in 1984)

By D.N.A.Shine[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Kaziranga National Park – Assam  (added in 1985)

By Bikash Sharma [CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Keoladeo National Park – Rajasthan (added in 1985)

By Nikhilchandra81 [CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Manas Wildlife Sanctuary – Assam (added in 1985)

By Sougata Sinha Roy [CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Churches and Convents –  Goa (added in 1986)

By Kaustav.piku[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Fatehpur Sikri  – Uttar Pradesh (added in 1986)
By Arian Zwegers [CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Group of Monuments at Hampi – Karnataka (added in 1986)

By Apadegal [CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Khajuraho Group of Monuments – Madhya Pradesh (added in 1986)

By Sfu[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Elephanta Caves – Maharashtra  (added in 1987)

By Chinmaya Panda [CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Great Living Chola Temples – Tamil Nadu (added in 1987)

By Aravindreddy.d [CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Group of Monuments at Pattadakal – Karnataka (added in 1987)

By Manjunath nikt[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Sundarbans National Park – West Bengal (added in 1987)

By Dibyendu Ash[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks – Uttarakhand (added in 1988)

By Kushaalh[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi – Madhya Pradesh (added in 1989)

By Nikhil99h[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Humayun’s Tomb – Delhi (added in 1993)

By Dennis Jarvis from Halifax, Canada (India-0140 Uploaded by Ekabhishek) [CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Qutb Minar and its Monuments – Delhi (added in 1993)

By Dennis Jarvis from Halifax, Canada (India-0140 Uploaded by Ekabhishek) [CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Mountain Railways of India – West Bengal, Tamil Nadu & Himachal Pradesh (added in 1999)

No author provided [CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya – Bihar (added in 2002)

By Bpilgrim[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka – Madhya Pradesh (added in 2003)

By Bernard Gagnon[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Champaner – Pavagadh Archaeological Park – Gujarat (added in 2004)

By Tanumoy Kumar Ghosh[CC BY-SA 4.0]

  1. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus – Maharashtra (added in 2004)

By Tewaryan [CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Red Fort Complex – Delhi (added in 2007)

By Gughanbose[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. The Jantar Mantar – Rajasthan (added in 2010)

By Saranya Ghosh[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Western Ghats (added in 2012)

By Shankara narayanan [CC BY-SA 4.0]

  1. Hill Forts – Rajasthan (added in 2013)

By Ajay Shankar [CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Great Himalayan National Park – Himachal Pradesh (added in 2014)

By Parth Joshi[CC BY-SA 2.0]

  1. Rani-ki-Vav –   Gujarat (added in 2014)

By Bernard Gagnon[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara – Bihar (added in 2016)

No Name[CC BY-SA 2.5]

  1. Khangchendzonga National Park – Sikkim (added in 2016)

By Gupuinsas1993 [CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier – Chandigarh (added in 2016)

By Sanyambahga[CC BY-SA 3.0]

  1. Historic City of Ahmadabad – Gujarat (added in 2017)

By Aviral Mediratta[CC BY-SA 3.0]

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