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Five of 40 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India| Photos

Updated On Jul 31, 2022 12:59 PM IST

Of 40 World Heritage Sites located in India consisting of 32 cultural, 7 natural, and 1 mixed-criteria site, here are five architectural marvels.

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Taj Mahal, which has been counted as one of the seven wonders of the world, is among the first few monuments to be listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. A beautiful coalescence of application of architectural and scientific research, Taj Mahal stands tall by the banks of the River Yamuna and attracts tourists worldwide.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 31, 2022 12:59 PM IST

Taj Mahal, which has been counted as one of the seven wonders of the world, is among the first few monuments to be listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. A beautiful coalescence of application of architectural and scientific research, Taj Mahal stands tall by the banks of the River Yamuna and attracts tourists worldwide.(Pixabay)

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The Churches and Convents of Goa are a group of Catholic religious buildings that have been influential for both the faith and their Portuguese style of art and architecture around Asia.(wikipedia) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 31, 2022 12:59 PM IST

The Churches and Convents of Goa are a group of Catholic religious buildings that have been influential for both the faith and their Portuguese style of art and architecture around Asia.(wikipedia)

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Valley of Flowers National Park in Uttarakhand's Chamoli is renowned for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and outstanding natural beauty. This richly diverse area is also home to rare and endangered animals, including the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, brown bear and blue sheep.(wikipedia) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 31, 2022 12:59 PM IST

Valley of Flowers National Park in Uttarakhand's Chamoli is renowned for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and outstanding natural beauty. This richly diverse area is also home to rare and endangered animals, including the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, brown bear and blue sheep.(wikipedia)

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Hampi was the capital of the Vijayanagar Empire around 1500 AD, and by some accounts, the second largest city in the world at that time. Over the centuries it may have fallen out of importance, and now there lie ruins of a lot of temples and other structures spread out over a vast area.(Karnataka tourism) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 31, 2022 12:59 PM IST

Hampi was the capital of the Vijayanagar Empire around 1500 AD, and by some accounts, the second largest city in the world at that time. Over the centuries it may have fallen out of importance, and now there lie ruins of a lot of temples and other structures spread out over a vast area.(Karnataka tourism)

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One of the most sought after wildlife holiday destinations in India, Kaziranga National park’s 430 square kilometer area sprinkled with elephant-grass meadows, swampy lagoons, and dense forests is home to more than 2,200 Indian one-horned rhinoceros, approximately 2/3rd of their total world population.(Wikipedia) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 31, 2022 12:59 PM IST

One of the most sought after wildlife holiday destinations in India, Kaziranga National park’s 430 square kilometer area sprinkled with elephant-grass meadows, swampy lagoons, and dense forests is home to more than 2,200 Indian one-horned rhinoceros, approximately 2/3rd of their total world population.(Wikipedia)

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