[INDIA] UNESCO’s Tentative List For World Heritage Status

At present, India has approx 38 sites of category cultural and mixed on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Apart from 38 sites, more than 40+ sites has already been submitted for Evaluation and Acceptance to UNESCO Committee.

Many neighboring countries such as Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Philippines and Nepal have already expressed their support.

Here is the tentative list of all sites which will be recognized by UNESCO’s for World Heritage Status:

  1. Temples at Bishnupur
  2. Mattancherry Palace
  3. Mandu, Madhya Pradesh Group of Monuments
  4. Ancient Buddhist Site in Sarnath
  5. Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib)
  6. River Island of Majuli
  7. Namdapha National Park
  8. Wild Ass Sanctuary
  9. Bhitarkanika Conservation Area
  10. Neora Valley National Park
  11. Desert National Park
  12. Mughal Gardens in Jammu and Kashmir
  13. Silk Road Sites in India
  14. Santiniketan
  15. The Qutb Shahi Monuments of Hyderabad
  16. Delhi
  17. Apatani Cultural Landscape
  18. Archaeological remains of Lothal
  19. Bahá’í House of Worship
  20. Cellular Jail
  21. Chettinad, Village Clusters of the Tamil Merchants
  22. Chilika Lake
  23. Monuments and forts of the Deccan Sultanate
  24. Ekamra Kshetra – The Temple City
  25. Iconic Saree Weaving Clusters of India
  26. Padmanabhapuram Palace
  27. Sacred Ensembles of the Hoysala
  28. Monuments of Srirangapatna Island Town
  29. Narcondam Island
  30. The Neolithic Settlement of Burzahom
  31. Thembang Fortified Village
  32. The Glorious Kakatiya Temples and Gateways
  33. Sites of Satyagraha, India’s non-violent freedom movement
  34. Moidams – the Mound-Burial system of the Ahom Dynasty
  35. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam
  36. Dholavira: A Harappan City
  37. Mountain Railways of India (Extension)
  38. Sites along the Uttarapath, Badshahi Sadak, Sadak-e-Azam, Grand Trunk Road
  39. Evolution of Temple Architecture – Aihole-Badami-Pattadakal
  40. Cold Desert Cultural Landscape of India
  41. Keibul Lamjao Conservation Area
  42. Garo Hills
  43. Orchha

Italy and China has consistently outperformed in the submission of World’s Heritage List and currently having 55 sites listed as Heritage Status as of Oct 2020. UNESCO always seeks to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage.

Culture always plays an important role in the development of any nation which represents a set of shared attitudes, values, goals and practices.

The above Tentative List of INDIA has already been published at World Heritage Centre’s website.

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