Historical Places In India And World Heritages Site Of India Declared By UNESCO . - Travel Guide India

Historical Places In India And World Heritages Site Of India Declared By UNESCO .


India Gate

Historical Places India -India Gate

– India Gate the “National Monument” of India Tops the list not only because of popularity but also because of its location which is in the capital city Delhi. Generally tourists start their journey from Delhi & therefore it is the maiden view of the journey named India.
You will find here the “Shrine of Amar Jawan Jyoti” (a war memorial) which is burning since 1971 as a homage to war Soldiers. Thus this monument actually proves to be the Torch Bearer when it comes to Historical Places Of India and world heritage site as well..

The Taj Mahal




– The Tomb of Mumtaz Mahal built by her husband Emperor Shah Jahan at banks of Yamuna river took 22 years & 20,000 workers to built it in 1630 AD and is amongst the world heritage sites and also one the most famous historical places of India. If you have an option to see only one site in India this will undoubtedly be the one. The great Mughal Architecture, Massive Size & the Love based theme of the Monument makes it stand different from every other site in the world, monuments has its listing in the UNESCO world Heritage Site.



Hampi,Historical Place India -

– The last capital of Vijaynagar – One of the greatest Hindu empire in history.This is an ancient archaeological site which proves to be a heaven for History lovers. The ruins are of 14th century, and stretch for over 25 kilometers and is an Integration of more than 500 monuments has its listing in the UNESCO world Heritage Site.

Khajuraho Temples-Historical Place Of India


– Khajuraho is in Madhya Pradesh famous for its erotic sculptures which are said to be Poetic in their own sense.They are said to have shown the world a whole new universe of Sensual Lovemaking Techniques.Kamasutra is said to be originated for the same.Newly weds and lover feel a strange connection but here you will also find families because of the holy importance of this place. Also has its listing in the UNESCO world Heritage Site And that why tourist must visit this historical places of india.

Ajanta and Ellora Caves – A historical Place Of india



– It is Astonishing structure in middle of no were, there are 34 caves at Ellora & 31 caves at Ajanta dating from 2nd century BC 11th century AD making a position in UNESCO world Heritage Site.
Ajanta are Buddhist Caves (Historical Places Of India) built in two phases.

Ellora caves depict cultural mix of religious art forms of Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism .
It is hard to believe the fact that these caves are hand carved with just hammer & chisel.

Fatehpur Sikri-A World Heritage Site


A world Heritage Site – Mugal Emperor Akbar built the city in second half of the 16th century. The capital city was also the seat of the Mugal court. All this continued in the city for just 14 years after that they had moved their capital to Lahore due scarcity of water & political unrest.

The great architect included the largest mosques in India, the Jama Masjid, the Tomb of Salim Chishti , Panch Mahal, and Buland Darwaza giving a position in the list of world heritage site & historical places in India.

Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya (Historical Places Of India)


: It a place of great importance in terms of culture & archaeology. The first temple was built in 260 BC by Ashoka. This is the place were Siddhartha Gautama Buddha got enlightened in 530 BC & started spreading his divine knowledge of Buddhism to world.
The main temple is about 50 M in height built in Indian architectural style, between 5 & 6 century in Gupta Period, the Golden period of Indian Culture. This also the oldest temple in the Asia, thus giving it a position in world heritage site along with historical places in India.

Qutub Minar – A Mugal Master Piece


: Located in south Delhi built in 13th century the complex of structures comprises of the Alai Darwaza Gate (1311), the Alai Minar -an incomplete mound of the intended Minar, the tomb of Iltumish, the Qubbat-ul-Islam Mosque and an Iron Pillar. These were enough to get in the list of world heritage site.

Also this is a must visit historical places in India.Stay Tune We Will Update More Historical Places Of India/World heritage Site Details.

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