Tricks To Learn UNESCO Heritage Sites in India

There are total of 36 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 28 cultural sites and 8 natural sites in India that are recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as of now. These UNESCO Heritage sites of India are places of importance of cultural or natural heritage. Last year Ahmedabad was declared as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Below are the tricks to remember these heritages sites state wise where trick is underlined & highlighted in Red and heritage sites highlighted in Blue:

Uttar Pradesh

Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri is in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra.
  • Taj Mahal
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Agra Fort

Madhya Pradesh


Bheem buys khajur from Madhya Pradesh while going to meet his sister Sanchi.
  • Rock shelter of Bhimbetka
  • Khajuraho Group of Monuments
  • Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi

Maharashtra

Shiva rides on his elephant to buy aloe-vera and Ajanta from Maharashtra for his wife victoria.
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus( formerly Victoria Terminus)
  • Elephanta Caves
  • Ellora Caves
  • Ajanta Caves

Gujarat

Gujarat Rani (Queen) Champa visit archaeological park in Ahmedabad city.
  • Rani-ki-vav (Queen’s step well)
  • Champaner-pavagadh archaeological park
  • Ahmedabad City

Delhi

Humayun and Qutub meets at Red Fort in Delhi.
  • Humayun’s Tomb
  • Qutub Minar and its Monuments
  • Red Fort

Goa

Goa ke churches bade famous hain.
  • Churches and Convention of Goa
  

Bihar

Mahaveer Bodh went to Nalanda from Bihar.
  • Mahabodhi Temple, Gaya
  • Nalanda Mahavidyalaya

Rajasthan

Jajantaram Mamantaram movie shoot in Rajasthan’s Keladevi Hills.
  • Jantar Mantar of Jaipur
  • Hill Forts of Rajasthan
  • Keladeo National Park

Chandigarh

Complex Capitol of Chandigarh.
  • Capitol Complex( The Architectural work of Le Carbusier)

Odisha

Odisha ka Son (Sun)
  • Sun Temple, Konark

Karnataka


Humpty Dumpty sings Patta-Patta song in Karnataka
  • Group Monuments at Hampi
  • Group Monuments at Pattadokal 

Tamil Nadu

Bahubali meets with Mahabali Chola king in Tamil Nadu.
  • Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram
  • Great living Chola Temple

West Bengal

West Bengal Ki Naura badi Sunder hain.
  • Sunderban National Park

Uttarakhand

Nanda Devi from UK visit valley of flowers.
  • Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Park

 Himachal Pradesh

Great Himalayas lies in Himachal Pradesh.
  • Great Himalayan National Park

Sikkim

Kanchan went to Sikkim to visit Zoo.
  • Khangchendzonga National Park

 Assam


Manas sing Kaj-rare Kajrare song in Assam.
  • Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kaziranga National Park

Few more world heritage sites and tricks to remember

Mountain Railways of India

Mountain ke Darjee (Tailor) ki Nilgai Kalka express se Shimla chali gayi.
  • The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, West Bengal
  • The Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Tamil Nadu
  • The Kalka Shimla Railway, Himachal Pradesh

Western Ghats

  • Kerala
  • Karnataka
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Maharashtra

Kerela ne tamil seekha goa me ghumarne ke liye
केरला ने तमिल सीखी गोवा और गुजरा हुआ महाराष्ट  में घूमने के लिये।
Heritage siteLocation
Western ghatsTamilnadu, Kerala, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa

Bodhi is doing meditation at bodhgaya in bihar
Note: In the case of Western Ghats a total of thirty nine properties (including national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and reserve forests) were designated as world heritage sites – twenty in the state of Kerala, ten in Karnataka, five in Tamil Nadu and four in Maharashtra.


Chhatrapati Shivaji went to Elephanta caves with Ajantha and Ellora in Maharashtra
Heritage site Location
Chhatrapati Shivaji terminus Maharashtra
Elephant caves Maharashtra
Ajantha and ellora Maharashtra


Bodhi is doing meditation at bodhgaya in bihar
Heritage site Location
Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya bihar

Sundar-Bengal
Heritage site Location
Sundarbans National Park West Bengal

Nanda devi was decorated with flowers in Uttarakhand
Heritage site Location
Nanda Devi and Valley of flowers Uttarakhand

Includes state names
Heritage site Location
Churches and Convents of Goa Goa
Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area Himachal Pradesh
Hill Forts of Rajasthan Rajasthan

Rani said wow by seeing The queen’s stepwell in Gujarat
Heritage site Location
Ran-ki-vav Gujarath

Kona (meaning angle) + Arka (meaning sun), Konark in Odisha
Heritage site Location
Konark sun temple Odisha

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