Closer home, India has 36 world heritage sites as of now, as approved by the UNESCO. Which is probably why, many Indians took the opportunity to share beautiful pictures of heritage sites on social media, along with the resounding message that it is time to work towards preserving this rich past we have inherited.
On World Heritage Day, April 18, a look at a 15th century ‘smart city’ through the Champaner-Pavagadh Archeological Park, which boasts of some of India’s most stunning temples, mosques and visionary water installations.
Kolkata-based author Amit Chaudhuri says that while other cities like Mumbai and Delhi have designated heritage zones, like Marine Drive or Lutyens’ Zone, Kolkata had no such designated heritage precinct.
AKTC Chief Engineer Rajpal Singh explained how the collapsed eastern facade was restored.
Meanwhile, DMRC is organising a Heritage Walk in the Walled City for its employees on Saturday morning.
The recent excavations were undertaken four decades after the last digging-up at the Purana Qila.
Exhibition at Red Fort will showcase less-popular monuments shot by 40 ‘non-professional’ photographers.
INTACH sets up a month-long exhibition themed on “Modern Heritage” at national gallery of arts.
Mumbai with its unique blend of Victorian,Indo-Saracenic and Art deco architecture was the first city in the country to put in place the shield of heritage legislation 17 years ago.
On World Heritage Day,when focus was on conservation,restoration and creating awareness about all things heritage,the building that is home of some of the oldest and rarest documents of the country stood in a state of neglect
Ahmedabad faces considerable challenge as a contender for World Heritage City status,foreign experts opined on Monday.
Coming as a boost to Delhis heritage,the Commonwealth Games has helped raise fund allocation for the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
To celebrate the World Heritage Day on Saturday,the Archaeological Survey of India is organising a photo exhibition at the Pari Mahal in the foothills of Zabarwan.