Tuesday, August 18, 2015

GK - World Heritage Sites in India: Cultural (II)

The World Heritage List of the UNESCO includes 936 properties across the world forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. These include 725 cultural site, 183 natural site and 28 mixed sites.

India has both Cultural and Natural sites. The Cultural sites are:

1. Group of Monuments at Pattadakal

2. Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
3. Humayun's Tomb, Delhi
4. Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi

5. Mountain Railways of India

6. Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya

7. Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka

8. Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park
9. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)

10. Red Fort Complex

11. The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

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