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[an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive] India ratified the World Heritage Convention on 14 November, 1977. As of August 2010, it has 27 World Heritage Sites, of which 22 are in the cultural category and 5 in the natural category. India also has another 31 sites on the World Heritage Tentative List.

World Heritage Sites in India

  1. Agra Fort
  2. Ajanta Caves
  3. Ellora Caves
  4. Taj Mahal
  5. Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram
  6. Sun Temple, Konârak
  7. Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
  8. Kaziranga National Park
  9. Keoladeo National Park
  10. Churches and Convents of Goa
  11. Fatehpur Sikri
  12. Group of Monuments at Hampi
  13. Khajuraho Group of Monuments
  14. Elephanta Caves
  15. Great Living Chola Temples
  16. Group of Monuments at Pattadakal
  17. Sundarbans National Park
  18. Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks
  19. Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
  20. Humayun's Tomb
  21. Qutb Minar and its Monuments
  22. Mountain Railways of India
  23. Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya
  24. Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
  25. Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park
  26. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)
  27. Red Fort Complex
  28. Jantar Mantar

Sites in India on the World Heritage Tentative List

  1. Temples at Bishnupur, West Bengal (1998)
  2. Buddhist Monastery Complex, Alchi, Leh, known as Alchi Chos-kor (1998)
  3. Golconda Fort, Hyderbad, Andhra Pradesh (1998)
  4. Dholavira: a Harappan City, Gujarat, Disstt, Kachchh (1998)
  5. Rani-ki-Vav (The Queen's Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat (1998)
  6. Mattanchery Palace, Ernakulam, Kerala (1998)
  7. Tomb of Sher Shah Suri, Sasaram, Bihar (1998)
  8. Group of Monuments at Mandu, Madhya Pradesh (1998)
  9. Ancient Buddhist Site, Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh (1998)
  10. Hemis Gompa (1998)
  11. Sri Harimandir Sahib, Amritsar, Punjab (2004)
  12. River Island of Majuli in midstream of Brahmaputra River in Assam (2004)
  13. Kalka Shimla Railway (2004)
  14. The Matheran Light Railway (extension to the Mountain Railways of India) (2005)
  15. Western Ghats (sub cluster nomination) (2006)
  16. Namdapha National Park (2006)
  17. Wild Ass Sanctuary, Little Rann of Kutch (2006)
  18. Kangchendzonga National Park (2006)
  19. Urban and Architectural Work of Le Corbusier in Chandigarh (2006)
  20. The Kangra Valley Railway - Extension to the Mountain Railways of India (2009)
  21. Churchgate - Extension to Mumbai CST (2009)
  22. The Maharaja Railways of India (2009)
  23. Oak Grove School (2009)
  24. Excavated Remains at Nalanda (2009)
  25. Great Himalayan National Park (2009)
  26. Bhitarkanika Conservation Area (2009)
  27. Neora Valley National Park (2009)
  28. Desert National Park (2009)
  29. Silk Road Sites in India (2010)
  30. Santiniketan (2010)
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