8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites In India That Are Like No Other In The World

Taj Mahal: An iconic monument of love, the Taj Mahal in Agra is a white marble mausoleum built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife Mumtaz Mahal.  

Red Fort:  This massive 17th-century fort in Delhi was the main residence of the Mughal emperors for nearly 200 years.  Its grand design reflects Mughal power and artistry.

Group of Monuments at Hampi: Hampi, the erstwhile capital of the Vijayanagara Empire, is an open-air museum filled with ruins of temples, palaces, gateways, and streets. 

Sundarbans National Park:  Located in West Bengal, Sundarbans National Park is the largest mangrove forest in the world.  It is home to the Royal Bengal tiger.

Ajanta and Ellora Caves: These rock-cut cave monuments in Maharashtra house breathtaking sculptures and paintings depicting Buddhist, Hindu and Jain religions

Nalanda Mahavihara at Nalanda: This archaeological site in Bihar was a great center of learning from the 5th to the 12th centuries.  The ruins of the Mahavihara.

Great Living Chola Temples: This group of temples in Tamil Nadu, built by the Cholas between the 10th and 12th centuries, represent a peak of South Indian temple architecture.  

Kaziranga National Park:  A world heritage site in Assam, Kaziranga National Park is famous for its one-horned rhinoceros population. It is also home to tigers, elephants.