World Heritage Sites List in India

Heritage sites are inscribed in the World Heritage List by the World Heritage Committee (WHC) of UNESCO. There are 22 cultural sites of India in the list. None of them have been put in the “List of World Heritage in danger” by the WHC.

The heritage sites given below are considered for inscription as World Heritage Sites in future.

State-wise list of Heritage Sites in India in the Tentative List of UNESCO

State Sl. No. Name of the site Category
Andhra Pradesh 1. Golconda Fort, Hyderabad, 1998 Cultural
Arunachal Pradesh 2. Namdapha National Park, 2006 Natural
Assam 3. Majuli Island, 2004 Cultural
Bihar 4. Tomb of Sher Shah Suri, Sasaram, 1998 Cultural
Bihar 5. Excavated Remains At Nalanda, 2009 Cultural
Gujarat 6. Rani Ki Vav, Patan, 1998 Cultural
  7. Wild Ass Sanctury, Gir 2006 Natural
Himachal Pradesh 8. The Kangra Valley Railway, 2009 Cultural
  9 Great Himalayan National Park, 2009 Natural
Jammu & Kashmir 10 Buddhist Monastery Complex, Alchi, Leh, 1998 Cultural
  11 Hemis Gompa, Leh, 1998 Cultural
Kerala 12 Mattanchery Palace, Ernakulam, 1998 Cultural
Kerala, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Maharashrta 13 Western Ghats, 2006 Natural
Madhya Pradesh 14 Group of Monuments, Mandu, 1998 Cultural
  15 The Maharaja Railways of India, Gwalior, 2009 Cultural
Maharashtra 16 Church gate Extension, Mumbai, 2009 Cultural
  17 Matheran and its extension, Raigad, 2005 Cultural
Orissa 18 Bhitarnika Conservation Area, 2009 Natural
Punjab 19 Sri Harimandir Shahib, Amritsar, 2004 Cultural
  20 Le Corbusier, Chandigarh, 2006 Cultural
Rajasthan 21 Desert National Park, 2009 Natural
Rajasthan, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh 22 The Jantar Mantars of India, Jaipur, Delhi, Ujjain, Varansi, 2009 Cultural
Sikkim 23 Kangchendzonga National Park, 2006 Natural
Uttar Pradesh 24 Ancient Buddhist Site Sarnath, 1998 Cultural
Uttarakhand 25 Oak Grove School, Massorree, 2009 Cultural
West Bengal 26 Group of Temples Bisnupur, 1998 Cultural
West Bengal 27 Neora Valley National Park, 2009 Natural

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