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🔷 Indian heritage included in UNESCO’s World Heritage

🔶 Taj Mahal – Uttar Pradesh 1983
🔶Agra Fort – Uttar Pradesh 1983
🔶Ajanta Caves – Maharashtra 1983
🔶Ellora Caves – Maharashtra 1983
🔶Konark Sun Temple – Odisha 1984
🔶Memorial Group of Mahabalipuram – Tamil Nadu 1984
🔶Kaziranga National Park – Assam 1985
🔶Manas Wildlife Sanctuary – Assam 1985
🔶Keolla Dev National Park – Rajasthan 1985
🔶Churches and Monasteries of Old Goa – Goa 1986
🔶 Mughal City, Fatehpur Sikri – Uttar Pradesh 1986
🔶Hampi Memorial Group – Karnataka 1986
🔶Khajuraho Temple – Madhya Pradesh 1986
🔶Elephanta Caves – Maharashtra 1987
🔶Pattadakal Memorial Group – Karnataka 1987
🔶Sundarbans National Park – P. Bengal 1987
🔶Brihadeeswarar Temple Thanjavur – Tamil Nadu 1987
🔶Nanda Devi National Park – Uttarakhand 1988
🔶Buddhist Monument at Sanchi – Madhya Pradesh 1989
🔶Humayun’s Tomb – Delhi 1993
🔶Darjeeling Himalayan Railway – West Bengal 1999
🔶Mahabodhi Temple, Gaya – Bihar 2002
🔶Bhimbetka Caves – Madhya Pradesh 2003
🔶Gangai Koda Cholapuram Temple – Tamil Nadu 2004
🔶Airavatesvara Temple – Tamil Nadu 2004
🔶Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminal – Maharashtra 2004
🔶Nilgiri Mountain Railway – Tamil Nadu 2005
🔶Valley of Flowers National Park – Uttarakhand 2005
🔶Red Fort of Delhi – Heritage2007
🔶Kalka Shimla Railway – Himachal Pradesh 2008
🔶Simlipal Sanctuary – Odisha 2009
🔶Nokrek Sanctuary – Meghalaya 2009
🔶Bhitarkanika Park – Odisha 2010
🔶Jantar Mantar of Jaipur – Rajasthan 2010
🔶Western Ghats 2012
🔶Amer Fort – Rajasthan 2013
🔶Ranthambore Fort – Rajasthan 2013
🔶Kumbhalgarh Fort – Rajasthan 2013
🔶Sonar Fort – Rajasthan 2013
🔶Chittorgarh Fort – Rajasthan 2013
🔶Gagron Fort – Rajasthan 2013
🔶Rani Ka Vav – Gujarat 2014
🔶Great Himalaya National Park – Himachal Pradesh 2014

Three railways, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, the Nilgiri Mountain Railway, and the Kalka–Shimla Railway, are collectively designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the name Mountain Railways of India. The fourth railway, the Matheran Hill Railway, is on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

The basis of UNESCO’s designation of the Mountain Railways of India as a World Heritage Site is “outstanding examples of bold, ingenious engineering solutions for the problem of establishing an effective rail link through rugged, mountainous terrain.

All you need to know about the Mountain Railways of India.

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