These include 30 cultural sites seven natural sites and one mixed. Jaipurpink city jaipur on saturday made an official entry in the list of the unesco world heritage sites and leaders across the political spectrum welcomed the signal honour to the.
Pink city jaipur designated unesco world heritage site pm modi welcomes move with jaipurs inclusion the number of heritage sites across india that are on the unesco world heritage list has grown to 38 including 30 cultural properties seven natural properties and one mixed site.
Unesco world heritage sites in india 2019 jaipur. A fter inscribing 20 new sites to its world heritage list last year unesco added 29 more to the list of global landmarks deemed to have outstanding universal value this week. Ashoka trust india to receive 2019 unesco sultan qaboos prize for environmental conservation monday 18 november 2019 seven cultural sites inscribed on unescos world heritage list saturday 6 july 2019 kolkata recommendation adopted for global strategy in south asia tuesday 19 march 2019. Unesco world heritage site.
There are 38 world heritage sites located in india. The united nations educational scientific and cultural organization unesco world heritage sites are important places of cultural or natural heritage as described in the unesco world heritage convention established in 1972. A unesco world heritage site is a place that is listed by the united nations educational scientific and cultural organization unesco as of special cultural or.
Unesco leaders hail unescos move of listing jaipur as world heritage site. A new research study has found that the city of jaipur is one of the most popular unesco world heritage sites according to instagram. Defence minister rajnath singh and rajasthan chief minister ashok gehlot expressed their happiness over jaipur being declared a unesco world heritage site on saturday.
Now places like vatnajokull national park in iceland and jaipur city in rajasthan india are part of a group of 1121 cultural and natural sites that includes historical destinations such as the palace of. With successful inscription of jaipur city india has 38 world heritage sites that include 30 cultural properties 7 natural properties and 1 mixed site. Pink city jaipur declared world heritage site by unesco the historic walled city of jaipur in rajasthan was founded in 1727 ad under the patronage of sawai jai singh ii.
The announcement was made at the 43rd session of the unesco world heritage committee held from june 30 to july 10 in baku azerbaijan. Jaipurs inclusion in the world heritage site has raised the number of heritage sites in india to 38. In july 2019 unesco announced 29 new unesco world heritage.