10. UNESCO Heritage Place –  Great Himalayan National Park

  • It Spread over an area of 1,171 km2 at an altitude of between 2000 and 6000 m
  • In 2014, the Great Himalayan National Park was added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.
  • This park includes Coniferous forests, snowy peaks and pristine glaciers, several of which are the origins of the tributaries of river Indus.
  • This National Park is also home-shelter for plenty of diverse species of flaura and fauna and animals which cannot be found elsewhere.

 

Great Himalayan National Park - UNESCO Heritage Place in India - Factins

 

 

9. UNESCO Heritage Place –  The Churches and Convents of Old Goa

  • It was added to UNESCO Heritage sites in 1986.
  • Churches and Convents of Old Goa religious monuments located in Goa, India .
  • The specific value of presence in the Basilica of Bom Jesus of the tomb of Francisco Xavier, which illustrates a major world event.
  • Qutb Minar was established along with Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque around 1192, by Qutb-ud-din Aibak.

The Churches and Convents of Old Goa - UNESCO Heritage Place in India - Factins

 

 

8. UNESCO Heritage Place –  Qutub Minar Complex

  • Located in Delhi, India.
  • It was added to UNESCO Heritage sites in 1993.
  • Qutub Minar is a 73-metre (240 feet) tall tapering tower of five storeys, with a 14.3 metre base diameter, 2.7 metres at the peak.
  • It contains a spiral staircase of 379 steps.
  • Qutub Minar was constructed using marble and sandstone.

Qutub Minar Complex - UNESCO Heritage Place in India - Factins

 

 

7. UNESCO Heritage Place –  Humayun’s Tomb

  • Humayun’s tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India.
  • Design is also based on Mughal style.
  • Humayun’s Tomb was declared as World Heritage Site in 1993.
  • The architecture construction was completed in 1572.

Humayun’s Tomb - UNESCO Heritage Place in India - Factins

 

 

6. UNESCO Heritage Place –  Red Fort

  • Red Fort is one of the oldest fort in India.
  • Also known as Lal Qila / Lal Qil’ah.
  • It was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.
  • Red fort was added to UNESCO Heritage place in 2007.
  • Fort is known by that name because of the red stone.

Red Fort - UNESCO Heritage Place in India - Factins

 

 

5. UNESCO Heritage Place –  Hampi Monuments

  • Hampi (Hampe) is a village and temple town located in Karnataka, India.
  • Hambi temple was declared as World Heritage Site in 1986.
  • Indian government honored Hampi temple chariot by placing it in Indian Government 50 rupee  notes.

Hampi Monuments - UNESCO Heritage Place in India - Factins

 

 

4. UNESCO Heritage Place –  Konarak Sun Temple

  • Located in Odisha, India.
  • The Sun Temple of Konark is a monument carved out of stone to resemble a giant chariot.
  • The Sun Temple was constructed by King Narasimhadeva of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty in the 13th century as a tribute to the sun god.
  • It was added to UNESCO Sites in 1984.

Konarak Sun Temple - UNESCO Heritage Place in India - Factins

 

 

3. UNESCO Heritage Place –  Kaziranga National Park

  • Kaziranga is a vast expanse of tall elephant grass, marshland, and dense tropical moist broadleaf forests, criss-crossed by four major rivers, including the Brahmaputra, and the park includes numerous small bodies of water.
  • Kaziranga is homeshelter for highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world, and was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006.
  • The park is home to large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer.
  • It was added to UNESCO places in 1985.

Kaziranga National Park - UNESCO Heritage Place in India - Factins

 

2. UNESCO Heritage Place –  Taj Mahal

  • Located at Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Considered as the pride of India.
  • The beautiful marble elegy is part of a historical tale.
  • Taj Mahal was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the fond memory of his loved Queen Mumtaz Mahal.
  • Taj Mahal is also one of the Seven Wonders in the world.

Taj Mahal - UNESCO Heritage Place in India - Factins

 

 

1. UNESCO Heritage Place –  Thanjavur Brihadeeswarar Temple

  • Are you Wondered ?,Yes. Thanjavur Brihadeeswarar Temple is listed on Top of the Top 10 Heritage places in India.
  • Thanjavur Brihadeeswarar Temple is 1000 years old temple. Built by the Great Emporer Raja Raja Solan I in 1010 AD.
  • The architecture style of this temple will make us amazed. This monument have crossed plenty of storms and earth quakes in 1000 years still we cant find a single defect on this. Stands like a king.
  • It is one of the tallest Shivan Temple in the world, height is 198 ft.
  • It is believed that it is made up of about 60,000 tons of granite. On top of the temple Single Rock made kumbam is placed weighs 80 tons. Think about it happened before 1000 years.!!
  • It was added to UNESCO Heritage places in 1984.
  • This chola temple has many brilliant architecture facts in it.
  • It is a must visit place in India on behalf of it brilliant architecture.

Brihadeeswarar Temple Thanjavur - UNESCO Heritage Place in India - Factins

 

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