Our Top 10 World Heritage Sites in India
From monuments to mammals and ruins to railways, we’ve selected our top ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India in celebration of World Heritage Week
Known for its amazing landmarks, wildlife and architecture, it’s no surprise that India is home to a whopping 38 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Some of these treasured attractions have been enticing tourists for thousands of years and are just as interesting today as they were back then.
Top 10 World Heritage Sites in India
We’ve completed the difficult task of selecting our top 10 World Heritage Sites in India to suit all interests, whether you’re an architecture addict, photography fan or simply need some inspiration.
Best World Heritage Site for Landscape Lovers
Western Ghats, Satpura Range to Tamil Nadu
If you’re looking for panoramic perfection, charge your camera battery and wander through the magical, misty Western Ghats, the first of our top 10 World Heritage Sites in India. One of eight ‘hottest hotspots’ of biological diversity in the world, the Ghats help to moderate the tropical climate of the region and act as a barrier to moisture-heavy clouds during the monsoon season between June and September. Older than the Himalayas, this designated Natural World Heritage Site is home to tourist spots, monsoon retreats, plantations and a multitude of flora and fauna.