Saturday, Oct 01, 2022

UNESCO World Heritage Site


Old astronomical observatory in Bihar not put on UNESCO list: World body

August 09, 2022 12:35 pm

"As a first step for a site to be inscribed to the World Heritage list, the Government of India should include it in its Tentative List (which is currently not the case for this astronomical observatory)," said a statement issued by the world body.

PM Modi visits Gujarat's Pavagadh today: Know all about the historical destination in Western India

June 18, 2022 3:41 pm

The place is well connected to the major cities in India via rail and road

UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘Valley of Flowers’ opens on June 1

May 31, 2022 7:01 pm

Declared a National Park in 1982, the Valley of Flowers stretches over an expanse of 87.50 sq. km

Taj Mahal is the most searched UNESCO World Heritage Site; here are the others

May 09, 2022 5:18 pm

According to Zitango Travel's data, the mausoleum, one of the seven wonders of the world, had 14 lakh searches in a month

Meghalaya's root bridges in UNESCO's tentative list of World Heritage Sites

March 29, 2022 1:50 pm

Villagers grow the living root-bridges by training the 'ficus elastica' tree on both sides of water bodies over a period of about 10 to 15 years where the roots form the bridge.

Meghalaya's living root bridges in UNESCO's tentative list of World Heritage Sites; know more about them

March 29, 2022 1:19 pm

According to UNESCO, the indigenous community, including the farmers and hunters, continue to use and nurture these structures.

Maharashtra govt seeks world heritage status for sea forts and Ratnagiri petroglyphs

March 07, 2022 7:21 am

The Maharashtra government through the tourism and cultural affairs department is planning to send a dossier to UNESCO for the nomination of sea/coastal forts, including Mumbai's Madh fort and the petroglyphs of Ratnagiri.

UNESCO fears Ukraine harm as Russian culture backlash grows

March 06, 2022 8:51 pm

Ukraine is home to seven UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the famous St. Sophia Cathedral and related monastic buildings in the capital Kyiv

Following UNESCO recognition, Telangana govt to develop Ramappa temple into spiritual tourism hub

March 01, 2022 3:57 pm

The temple, located at Palampet in Mulugu district, has been selected for development under the Union tourism ministry's 'Prasad' scheme. An interpretation centre, a promenade with benches amid landscaped gardens and a 3D projection mapping show are being planned.

'Incredible Treasures’: Volume on UNESCO heritage sites of India to be launched

August 27, 2021 10:12 am

India at present has 40 World heritage sites, both cultural and natural, including the Ramappa temple, a 13th century engineering marvel in Telangana, and ancient Dholavira site in Gujarat, both of which earned the coveted tag in July this year.


Before Ramappa Temple, these Indian monuments and places became UNESCO World Heritage sites

July 26, 2021 3:21 pm

UNESCO has conferred Telangana's Ramappa Temple with the World Heritage Site tag. Some other Indian heritage sites include places like Ajanta Caves, Qutub Minar, Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, to name a few.

8 lesser-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

April 18, 2020 1:13 pm

World Heritage Day: India is home to the sixth largest number of World Heritage Sites in the world and while you may not be able to travel now, you can marvel at the pictures of these magnificent places.

World Heritage Day: Stunning pics of heritage sites across the world

April 18, 2018 11:08 am

World Heritage Day: Apri l8 was declared the 'World Heritage Day' by the International Council on Monuments and Sites in 1982 and was approved by the General Assembly. The aim was to enhance people's awareness towards cultural heritages, ensure their protection and conservation. Because how else would our future generations enjoy the beauty of these resplendent structures with rich history and stunning locales?