World Heritage Day, which falls on April 18 every year, is observed to create awareness about the need to protect the heritage and the values of our different cultures. Every year on April 18, the World Heritage Day is observed to create awareness about the need to preserve the heritage and various cultures. It also acknowledges the achievement of organizations and communities like the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) for working towards the goal. This resolution for designating 18th of April every year as World Heritage Day, an idea proposed by ICOMOS to UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), was passed in November 1983.

The cultural heritage of any country is a wonderful proof of its glorious past. Similarly, India enjoys one of the top places to visit, in terms of cultural diversity, spirituality, rich history and incredible landscapes. As of the latest additions in July 2021, there are a total of 40 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India.

World Heritage Day 2022 India’s Most Beautifull Places

Today, we pick out the top five world heritage sites in India that every adventure must visit.


As an exceptional representation of Buddhism, a group of 32 Buddhist caves has been recognized as a World Heritage Site in the state of Maharashtra. These magnificent caves contain rich sculptures and paintings describing the life of Lord Buddha.


Kaziranga National Park is perhaps one of the most famous heritage sites in India due to its one-horned rhinoceros and rich biodiversity. The Assam Government has been making efforts to preserve the range of flora and fauna here.


One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is situated in Agra on the bank of Yamuna river. The monument’s structure showcases traditional Mughal architecture with elements of Indian, Persian and Islamic architectural styles.


The Sun Temple dedicated to the Sun God is another architectural marvel in Odisha. Not only is it an important architecture, but it is also one of the most important temples of the South, and its remarkable shape in the form of a giant chariot enhances its importance as a heritage site.


The magnificent Khajuraho group of monuments was built by the Chandela Dynasty between 950 and 1050 AD.

It is particularly known for its erotic figurines and sculptures celebrating dance, music, and culture of the Hindu, as well as the Jain religion.


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