5 Oldest UNESCO Heritage Sites In India

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Heritage Sites

India boasts a rich cultural heritage, and several of its sites have been recognized by UNESCO for their outstanding universal value.

As Old As Time

The oldest UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India, each contributing to the country's rich cultural tapestry and history.

Which Are They?

Here are some of the oldest ones

1. Ajanta Caves (Maharashtra)

Dating back to the 2nd century BCE to the 6th century CE, the Ajanta Caves are renowned for their Buddhist cave monuments

2. Ellora Caves

Ellora Caves represent a remarkable series of rock-cut temples and monasteries

3. Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi

The Great Stupa at Sanchi is one of the oldest stone structures in India and dates back to the 3rd century BC

4. Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka

These rock shelters contain some of the earliest traces of human life in India

5. Agra Fort

Dating back to the 16th century, Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

So, which of these sites have you visited?