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Heritage of India, Heritage in India




India Heritage Sites

The heritage sites of Indian tourist circuit are the monuments selected by UNESCO to encourage protection and preservation of cultural sites considered to be of outstanding value to humanity.

Historical centres, buildings like forts, caves, churches, tombs, mosques, temples, palaces of India make India an irresistible travel destination. Spending vacation in India, travelling its length and breadth makes an experience unparalleled.


The masterpiece of Taj Mahal, the Fort of Agra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, caves of Ajanta and Ellora caves, the temples of Khajuraho and Konark and the churches of Goa and Kerala are among the well protected sites in India.

Through the ages - passing the Vedic, the Mauryan & Gupta periods, thereafter, the Muslims followed by the Europeans, the history and culture of the vast subcontinent got enriched. Elements of all the people, races and religious were assimilated transformed and enliven.

 
India Heritage Taj Mahal, Great India Heritage

The Taj Mahal in Agra is a mausoleum built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife. It is considered the finest example of Mughal architecture.

 
Basilica of Bom Jesus, Ancient churches of India

The Basilica of Bom Jesus is one of the biggest Christian pilgrimage sites in Asia where the Sacred relics of St Francis Xavier are preserved for posterity at Old Goa.

 
Red Fort Agra India, Lal Qila Agra India

Red Fort or the Lal Qila, located in Delhi was constructed by the Emperor Shah Jahan in 1639 A.D.and is considered as an example of Mughal architecture.

 
Ancient Scultures of India

In Madhya Pradesh the Khajuraho complex remains unique and is famous for the erotic sculptures that adorn the walls.

 
Great Stupa of Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh India

Surrounded by railing with four carved gateways the magnificent Buddhist monument, the Great Stupa of Sanchi belongs to the 3rd Century BC and the 12th Century AD.

 
 
 
Ajanta and Elora Caves, ajanta caves Maharashtra india

Excavated around 200 BC to 650 AD, the 29 Buddhist caves at Ajanta and Ellora contain some most magnificent paintings. 24 of the caves were monasteries and the rest temples.

 
Ancient Mahabalipuram Temple TamilNadu

Mahabalipuram temple in Tamil Nadu is known for its rock carvings and monolithic sculptures. Architecture was inspired and were built during the period 830 - 1100 AD.

 
Ancient Kancheepuram Temple, Tamil Nadu

Kancheepuram is known as one of India's Seven sacred cities with magnificent temples having unique architectural beauty bearing eloquent testimony to the Dravidian heritage.

 
Ancient Humayum's Tomb, Delhi India

Built in the 16th century the Humayun's Tomb was the first garden-tomb in the Indian subcontinent situated in Delhi.

 
Ancient Kutab Minar Delhi

Qutab Minar, the 239ft sandstone tower is an Indo-Islamic architectural wonder of ancient India. This magnificent tower of victory stands in the Qutab Complex located in Delhi.

 

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