9 'new' Indian monuments that are UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Santiniketan is India's 41st UNESCO World Heritage Site. Established in rural West Bengal in 1901, Santiniketan was founded by Rabindranath Tagore.
The Hoysala temples of Karnataka, located in the Belur, Halebidu and Somananthpura regions, made their way into the Unesco World Heritage list
Ajanta Caves is well-known for their Buddhist rock-cut cave art. It is lavishly brightened with artworks and frescoes like Sigiriya paintings.
Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. This structure was built in honour of King Shahjahan's third wife, Begum Mumtaz Mahal.
Built by the Pallava dynasty which ruled the region between 6th and 9th centuries CE, Mahabalipuram Monuments consists of rock-cut cave temples, monolithic temples and more.
Keoladeo National Park is a well-known hotspot for Ornithologists, man-made Wetland Bird Sanctuary and Siberian Cranes. It is in Bharatpur, Rajasthan.
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is renowned for Biosphere Reserve, Project Tiger Reserve and Elephant Reserve. It is in Assam.
Prosperous realm of Vijayanagar. Hampi Monuments portray the fine Dravidian style of art and architecture. The main legacy monument in this site is the Virupaksha Temple.
Became popular after the terror attacks on Mumbai in 2008, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, central Railways Headquarters is on UNESCO's list due to its ancient Gothic Style Architecture.