Neighboring Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, there is one other exotic country, namely India.
If you are interested in historical sites, then the country of India must be included in the must-visit list. The reason is, there are many sites that are designated as World Heritage in this country.
The site is mostly in the form of historical heritage buildings. These are the six world heritage sites in question.
1. Rani Ki Vav, Gujarat
Rani Ki Vav is a site erected as a memorial to King Bhimdev I in the 11th century. This stairwell is designed like an inverted temple with seven levels of stairs. The site has a structure containing striking and highly detailed sculptures and intricate carvings that adorn each of its walls.
This place is one of the most visited tourist sites in the state of Gujarat.
2. Konark Sun Temple
The Konark Sun Temple is a temple built in 1255 AD by King Narasimhadeva I. This stunning temple is shaped like a giant chariot, with twelve pairs of beautifully decorated stone wheels pulled by seven horses.
The temple was also built from Khondalite rocks. Many tourists come every year to witness the beauty of the temple firsthand.
3. Bhimbetka Caves
The Bhimbetka Caves are a sanctuary from the Stone Age. This place is considered to be the earliest trace of human life left in India. There are several main attractions including a number of drawings and paintings found in this structure.
The drawings and paintings are thought to be more than 30,000 years old. These paintings are made in plant colors and feature various animal and human figures.
4. Group of Monuments in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu
The Monument Group at Mahabalipuram is a historical temple complex that was built in a time span starting from the 7th century AD. At that time, the area was under the rule of the local Pallava kings.
The site features some of the earliest surviving examples of stone temples in Dravidian architecture.
5. Khajuraho Monument Group, Madhya Pradesh
The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a site that dates back to the 11th century CE. This site consists of Hindu and Jain’s temples located in Madhya Pradesh. The site is known for its intricate architecture and highly detailed sculptures.
In the past, the site consisted of more than 85 temples spread over 20 square kilometers. But currently only consists of 25 temples spread over six square kilometers.
6. Monument Group, Hampi
The center of the 14th century Vijayanagara Empire, Hampi, was once the second-largest medieval city in the world. Now this place is one of the lists of outstanding ruins among the greatest tourist attractions in India.
This site has an area of 4,100 hectares. The site also contains the remains of more than 1,600 buildings, including forts, royal and sacred complexes, temples, shrines, water structures, and much more.
This World Heritage Site in India is certainly worth a visit. In addition to providing interesting attractions, the site also amazes.