Did you know about these lesser known unesco world heritage sites in india




It consists of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, the Nilgiri Mountain Railway and the Kalka Shimla Railway

Rani-ki-Vav at Patan, Gujarat

Rani-ki-Vav, on the banks of the Saraswati River, was initially built as a memorial to a king in the 11th century AD

Khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim​

The Khangchendzonga National Park located in Sikkim is a real treat for nature lovers. The beauty of the Himalayas comes alive here in this UNESCO World Heritage Site

Group of Monuments at Pattadakal​

Located in Karnataka, it is a complex of 7th and 8th century Hindu and Jain temples.

Manas Wildlife Sanctuary

Located in Assam, its borders Bhutan's Royal Manas National Park. It is a biosphere reserve and a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Keoladeo National Park

In Rajasthan, it is one of the major wintering areas for large numbers of aquatic birds from Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, China, and Siberia

Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park

Situated in the historical city of Champaner in Panchmahal district of Gujarat, this park is home to heritage monuments, historic fortress, ancient temples, and beautiful stepwells and tanks

Bhimbetka rock shelters, MP

Situated in the Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh, the cave exhibits the earliest traces of human life in India. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bhimbetka features seven hills and more than 750 rock shelters

Dholavira: A Harappan City, Gujarat​

The ancient city of Dholavira, the southern centre of the Harappan Civilization, is sited on the arid island of Khadir in the state of Gujarat

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