World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO: If you are in Delhi or near Delhi and you haven’t explore these sites yet then you  must visit these sites now and to know much more about Indian history.

 

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

Hello everyone today I Rahat Arora sharing with you World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO.

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

If you are in Delhi or near Delhi then you need to explore these World Heritage sites near Delhi but before I tell you about these places let me share few points on World Heritage site.




Let’s know about World Heritage site

Information on World Heritage Site:

World heritage site is the area identified by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) which  are selected on the basis of having cultural, historical significance and these sites are being protected by the International treaties.

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

UNESCO has identified 36 World Heritage Sites in India so let’s see few of the Heritage sites near Delhi.

Red Fort: Red fort in Delhi is a major tourist attraction and must to be in your list and is popular for its history. Red fortis named after its architecture which was built with red sandstone which makes this fort amazing. Red fort is in Chandni Chowk in Delhi and this fort also has lot of museums inside which tells you about the history of India. Even on 15th August every year during independence day Prime Minister hoists Indian flag and also Prime Minister address whole nation from his speech.

In the year 2007 Red Fort was declared as World Heritage site  by UNESCO.

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

Qutub Minar: Qutub Minar is a beautiful place and if you love the old monuments then you must visit this place. Qutub Minar 73 meter high tower of victory, was built in 1193 by Qutab -ud -din Aibak after the defeat of Delhi’s Last Hindu kingdom.

In the year 1993, Qutub Minar was declared as World Heritage site  by UNESCO.

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

 

Humayun Tomb: This beautiful historical monument is must visit by everyone in Delhi. This monument is the Tomb of Mughal emperor Humayun and was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent which was built  in the year 1572.  In the year 1993, Humayun Tomb was declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

 

Taj Mahal: The most famous destination not only in Agra but in the whole world. Many Foreign visitors also visit Taj Mahal and is situated on the south bank of Yamuna River. This place is also one of the “seven wonders of the world”. This monument was built by Mughal king Shah Jahan for his beloved wife, Mumtāz Mahal.

In the year 1983, Taj Mahal was declared as World Heritage site  by UNESCO.

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

Agra Fort: This fort is the must visit destination in Agra after Taj Mahal. The view of this fort is beautiful. This fort was made by Mughal emperor Akbar’s son Jahangir in 1565 AD and is situated at the river bank of yamuna river. This fort is made up of totally red sand stone and some marbels.

In the year 1983, Agra Fort was declared as World Heritage site  by UNESCO.

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

Fatehpur Sikri: This place is very beautiful because of the architecture of Fatehpur Sikri fort. This fort was built by Mughal king Akbar.

In the year 1986, Fatehpur Sikri was declared as World Heritage site  by UNESCO.

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO

In the end, I hope you like my blog.

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Hello everyone, I am Rahat Arora, I like to explore and capture good travel memories. Being travel lover I am also (travel blogger) through which I share my experience about places with the combination of exploring the place, culture and cuisines. So, I hope you all like my travel experience.

24 thoughts on “World Heritage sites to explore near Delhi declared by UNESCO”

  1. I still need to see the Taj Mahal in person. It’s such a wonderful building, very impressive even just in photos! All the other UNESCO world heritage sites look splendid too!:) Thanks for introducing them.

  2. I visited the Taj Mahal years back and still remain wowed by the intricate architecture… But wow, I had not realised had so many placed on the UNESCO list! I really love the Fatehpur Sikri – the reddish tone of the stone is gorgeous…

  3. Woah there are 36 heritage sites in India? that’s crazy, in Europe you can’t find a UNESCO site easily but well in India its more of like a usual site. So if someone visits india its better to stay a month or two to be able to visit all these amazing places. I’d love to do that!

  4. Wow! I didn’t know that UNESCO has identified 36 World Heritage Sites in India. That’s like a lot! Would definitely love to see all of them! 🙂 Delhi’s heritage sites looks really amazing btw.. 🙂

  5. I love UNESCO SITES and this was a great read, loved the photos too.
    I have visited a lot of UNESCO sites in India ad hope to see them all eventually.

  6. I’m definitely adding some of these to my list for the next time I visit India! I would love to see Qutub Minar and Agra Fort – so much history and importance! Great pictures Rahat!

  7. Although I’ve only been to the Taj Mahal ok this list, it looks a stunning list of world heritage sites that are all worth a visit!

  8. Oh I am dying to visit India! The Taj Mahal would be top of my list but Humayun Tomb also like oks beautiful. I’d never heard of that until this post!

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