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Top 5 World Heritage Sites in India

Cultural tourism has a special place in Indian tourism industry since India has been considered as the land of ancient history, heritage and culture due to the past civilizations existed in Indian geography throughout the history.
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Top 5 World Heritage Sites in India

Cultural tourism has a special place in Indian tourism industry since India has been considered as the land of ancient history, heritage and culture due to the past civilizations existed in Indian geography throughout the history.
According to Pacific Area Travel Association (PATA), historical and archaeological monuments in India drive the biggest attention among international tourists visiting the country.
Taj Mahal:
Taj Mahal is located on the right bank of the Yamuna River in a vast Mughal garden, which is nearly 17 hectares, in the Agra District in Uttar Pradesh. It was built in the memory of Mumtaz Mahal, wife of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Construction of Taj Mahal was started in 1632 AD and completed in 1948 AD. Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Qutub Minar:
Qutub Minar is 120 meters tall and It is the tallest brick minaret in the world. Qutub Minar, along with the surrounding monuments, forming the Qutb Complex, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Qutub Minar is situated in New Delhi.
Sun Temple:
Besides being in UNESCO World Heritage Site List, Sun Temple has also featured on various list of Seven Wonders of India. Carved stone wheels, pillars and walls construct it. King Narasimhadeva I built the temple complex at Konark in Odisha, which is in the shape of a gigantic chariot.
Monuments of Khajuraho:
Monuments of Khajuraho are a group of Hindu and Jain temples in Madhya Pradesh, India. Monuments are famous for their nagara architectural style and scultptures.
Mahabodhi Temple:
Mahabodhi Temple in Patna, Bihar state, India. Mahabodhi Vihar, which means Great Awakening Temple, is a Buddhist temple. It is said that Buddha attained enlightenment in Mahabodhi Temple.

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