List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognizes UNESCO World Heritage Site and is exemplified by the Convention regarding the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, accepted by UNESCO in 1972.

  • In India, there are 40 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the country. Dholavira and Ramappa Temple have been recently added to the list under the ‘Cultural’ category.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India 2022

S.N.UNESCO World Heritage SiteWhereYear
1Ajanta CavesMaharashtra1983
2Ellora CavesMaharashtra1983
3Agra FortAgra1983
4Taj MahalAgra1983
5Sun TempleOrissa1984
6Mahabalipuram MonumentsTamil Nadu1984
7Kaziranga National ParkAssam1985
8Keoladeo
National Park
Rajasthan1985
9Manas
Wildlife Sanctuary
Assam1985
10Churches and
Convents of Goa
Goa1986
11Monuments
of Khajuraho
Madhya
Pradesh
1986
12Monuments
of Hampi
Karnataka1986
13Fatehpur SikriAgra1986
14Elephanta CavesMaharashtra1987
15Great Living
Chola Temples
Tamil Nadu1987
16Pattadakal
Monuments
Karnataka1987
17Sundarbans
National Park
West Bengal1987
18Nanda Devi &
Valley of Flowers
National Park
Uttarakhand1988
19Monuments of
Buddha
Sanchi,
Madhya
Pradesh
1989
20Humayun’s TombDelhi1993
21Qutub Minar and
its Monuments
Delhi1993
22Mountain
Railways
of Darjeeling,
Kalka
Shimla & Nilgiri
Darjeeling1999
23Mahabodhi
Temple
Bihar2002
24Bhimbetka Rock SheltersMadhya Pradesh2003
25Chhatrapati
Shivaji Terminus
Maharashtra2004
26ChampanerPavagadh
Archaeological
Park
Gujarat2004
27Red FortDelhi2007
28Jantar MantarDelhi2010
29Western GhatsKarnataka,
Kerala,
Tamil Nadu,
Maharashtra
2012
30Hill FortsRajasthan2013
31Rani Ki Vav
(The Queen’s
Stepwell)
Gujarat2014
32Great Himalayan
National Park
Himachal
Pradesh
2014
33NalandaBihar2016
34Khangchendzonga
National Park
Sikkim2016
35Architectural Work
of Le Corbusier
(Capitol Complex)
Chandigarh2016
36The Historic CityAhmedabad2017
37Victorian Gothic
and Art Deco
Ensembles
Mumbai2018
38The Pink CityJaipur2019
39Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa)
Temple
Telangana2021
40DholaviraGujarat2021

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