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7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites To Relive History With Your Family

7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites You Can Visit For Your Family Getaway

Explore the beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in our country by taking a look at the reviews shared by HolidayIQ reviewers. 

1. Agra: To visit Taj Mahal, the finest example of Mughal architecture

Agra:  To visit Taj Mahal, the finest example of Mughal architecture
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Samiran Kundu says, “Mughal Architecture at it's best - Taj Mahal... Every day a lot of people from India and throughout the world come and visit this monument just to get a glimpse of it. It's a heritage site recognized by UNESCO. This is one of the best heritage sites, you can visit with your family. ” Read Full Review

2. Panjim: To visit Basilica de Bom Jesus and the Se Cathedral for its old world charm

Panjim: To visit Basilica de Bom Jesus and the Se Cathedral for its old world charm
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Rizwanuddin Rafiq adds, “A magnificent complex of cathedrals, churches, and monasteries, spread along a 105 Km stretch, marks the site of Old Goa, the Portuguese Capital until mid 18th century. The walk through this area, now declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, takes in two of Goa's most important religious monuments, the Basilica de Bom Jesus and the grand Se Cathedral, and ends on Holy Hill, where some of Goa's old churches are located.” Read Full Review

3. Puri: For its 12 pairs of gigantic temple wheels

Puri: For its 12 pairs of gigantic temple wheels
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Abhay Parmar shares, “A marvelous piece of Architecture; This is an old 13th-century temple and is a UNESCO world heritage site. The carvings and stone sculptures in the temple are remarkable. The temple symbolizes 12 pairs of exclusively architectured gigantic wheels as 12 months of a year and 7 horses dragging it as seven days of the week. The architectural construction is of highest quality showing the knowledge and expertise of the ancient people.” Read Full Review

4. Jaipur: For its beautiful glass halls and light show

Jaipur: For its beautiful glass halls and light show
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Robin Yadav adds, “A must- visit palace/fort; A place where you feel the royalty of Indian Maharajas. Here there is a hall which is made of small pieces of glass and when light falls on it, they twinkle like a star. The light and sound show is also amazing. Overall this is a UNESCO world heritage site.” Read Full Review

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5. Thrissur (Trichur): For its famous Thrissur puram, an annual temple festival

Thrissur (Trichur): For its famous Thrissur puram, an annual temple festival
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Sunil Kunnoth says, “Vadakkumnathan Temple, Thrissur, now a UNESCO Heritage site; If you love and follow temples, architecture, history and heritage, your best destination in Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala, is the Vadakkumnathan Temple. This Shiva Temple is situated in the heart of the Thrissur city and exactly in the center of Thekkinkadu Maidan....Recently, the temple was awarded the UNESCO World Heritage Site ...status.” Read Full Review

6. New Delhi: For its historic masonry minaret belonging to the Mughal era

New Delhi: For its historic masonry minaret belonging to the Mughal era
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HolidayIQ Reviewer PRADEEP Ramachandran adds, “World's tallest rubble masonry minaret; Must-visit place in Delhi. Amazing architecture in the 18th century. Now it is managed by ASI. Its located in the soul-rending of Qutab complex. It is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. It's having around 73 meters height. This tour ended with several historical Monuments.” Read Full Review

7. Khajuraho: For its temples of Chandela Dynasty that has several erotic carvings

Khajuraho: For its temples of Chandela Dynasty that has several erotic carvings
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Lakshmi Sharath shares, “Western Group of Temples - Khajuraho; The temples of Khajuraho were built by the Chandela Dynasty over 1000 years ago and they are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Of the 22 that survive today, most of them are in the western group. There are over five big temples and Kandariya Mahadev is one of the biggest and is very impressive. Thr walls are filled with erotic carvings but I also saw many sculptures that depict Gods and Goddesses. ” Read Full Review

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