India's impressive World Heritage Sites
Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra: A total of 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments dating from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 CE.
Ellora Caves, Maharashtra: Ellora is one of the largest rock-cut Hindu temple cave complexes in the world.
Agra Fort, Uttar Pradesh: This 16th-century Mughal imperial fortress is effectively a walled city, containing as it does several palaces, including Jahangiri Mahal.
Konarak Sun Temple, Odisha: Built in the 13th century and styled to resemble the chariot of the solar deity Surya.
Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh: The finest example of Indo-Islamic architecture found anywhere is also one of the world's most recognized historic monuments.
Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu: The collection of monuments built around the town of Mahabalipuram in the 7th and 8th centuries reflect the architecture.
Kaziranga National Park, Assam: Located in the saturated floodplains of the Brahmaputra River, Kaziranga National Park draws wildlife enthusiasts.
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam: A biodiversity hotspot, Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is home to several endangered species.
Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan: An important wetland for both migratory and resident birds, Keoladeo National Park has recorded over 350 species.
Churches and Convents of Goa: The architectural legacy of Old Goa, once the capital of Portuguese India, is found in its impressive collection of churches.