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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, India

[an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive] Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park is a well-preserved archaeological site in Panchmahal district, Gujarat state, India, that is recognised as a World Heritage Site. It comprises archaeological properties that have remained largely unexcavated. Within the archaeological park are remnants of ancient fortifications, palaces, places of worship, living quarters, agricultural structures and water installations. The ruins date from between the 8th to the 14th centuries. It is the only complete Islamic pre-Mughal city to be found in India.

Within the Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park is the Kalikamata Temple, which is still attracting pilgrims throughout the year.


Jama Masjid at Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, Gujarat
Jama Masjid at Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, Gujarat
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The ruins at Chamkpaner-Pavagadh represent a significant period and culture in the history of India that has since disappeared. It was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 28th session of the World Heritage Committee in Suzhou, China, on 28 June - 7 July, 2004.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N22 28 60 E73 31 60 in Panchmahal district, Gujarat State
Inscription Year: 2004
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: III, IV, V, VI

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