World Heritage Week 2019: How many World Heritage Sites are there in India in 2019?

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World Heritage Week 2019

India has got its second World Heritage City by UNESCO


The World Heritage Week 2019 was celebrated in India from November 19 to November 25. The week is observed by UNESCO. The main aim behind observing this week is to make people aware of the rich heritage of India and to encourage them for its preservation. Various events related to historical structures, tour places and cultural heritage of the country are initiated to mark the importance of this week. The theme of World Heritage 2019 is ‘Rural Landscapes’.

How many World Heritage Sites are there in India in 2019?

After the latest edition of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India, India has now 38 heritage sites listed which make it one of the top countries globally in terms of World Heritage Sites. We have listed the top 10 best World Heritage Sites in India, take a look. To know the full list

1. Taj Mahal, Agra

2.Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

3. Hampi, Karnataka

4. Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra

5. llora Caves, Maharashtra.

6. Bodh Gaya, Bihar

7. Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha.

8. Red Fort Complex, Delhi.

9. Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh

10. Chola Temples, Tamil Nadu

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How India celebrated World Heritage Week 2019?

Schools and colleges in India are celebrating World Heritage Week with a lot of enthusiasm. Many quiz competitions & painting competitions were organized to mark the importance of this week. Notably, the Archaeological Survey of India and many other museums have organized programs and events to highlight the importance of historical monuments and their preservation. Some of the heritage sites celebrating the week are Qutub Minar,  Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Red Fort and many more.

Heritage City of India & New Entry in UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

The walled city of Jaipur which is known for its vibrant culture made its entry to UNESCO World Heritage site. Heritage city of India is Ahemdabad. It is important for all of us to preserve our monuments as they are the identity of India.

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