World heritage sites of Uttarakhand
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World heritage sites of Uttarakhand Nanda Devi National Park, Valley of Flowers National Park by Deepankar Aron

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Published by Beehive Communications in [Mumbai] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Flowers,
  • Description and travel,
  • Pictorial works

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesUttarakhand
Statementtext and photography by Deepankar Aron
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS486.N284 A76 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination196 p. :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24904217M
ISBN 108191064901
ISBN 109788191064902
LC Control Number2010347735
OCLC/WorldCa671304737

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These could be an area of architectural importance, a bio-diversity hotspot or a national park. These are recognised by UNESCO as “World Heritage Sites”. India is home to 38 World heritage sites which include 30 cultural sites, 7 natural sites and 1 mixed-criteria site. Out of these 14 are in North India. List of World Heritage Sites in India - Wikipedia.   New Delhi: April 18 is International Day For Monuments and Sites, also called World Heritage Day. As of , India alone has 36 world heritage sites, . Complete List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India Over the years, 37 more sites have been inscribed, the latest being the Architectural work of Le Corbusier. Of these 38 UNESCO Heritage sites of India, 30 are cultural sites, 7 are natural sites and 1 is a mixed site.

Uttarakhand is a state North Indian region of state is popularly known as Devbhumi (land of Gods) due to the presence of numerous Hindu pilgrimage sites. As a result, religious tourism forms a major portion of the tourism in the state. The tourism business in Uttarakhand generated ₹ 23, crores during Badrinath Valley, along the Alaknanda River, Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand is known for its diversified flora and fauna. The state has 12 National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries making it a destination where you can capture the indisputable expressions of various animals and birds. Apart from these, the State boasts of two Conservation Reserves – The Asan Barrage and Jhilmil Tal conservation Reserve; two World Heritage sites namely Nanda Devi Biosphere. Over the years, 33 more sites have been inscribed, the latest being the Architectural work of Le Corbusier. Of these 35 UNESCO Heritage sites of India, 27 are cultural sites, 7 are natural sites and 1 is a mixed site. The cultural sites in India are marked by brilliance. Here is a list of all 35 sites. List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. Some of the well known and popular books on Uttarakhand. Buy Uttarakhand Books Online – Over Titles. Uttaranchal – The Abode of Gods Publisher: Nest & Wings. Uttaranchal Year Book Publisher: Winsor Publication, Dehradun. Man Eaters of Kumaon By Jim Corbett. Uttaranchal – Dilemma of Plenties and Scarcities By V.P. Sati and Kamlesh Kumar.

  The book dwells on the wild beauty of 18 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Asia and some of the challenges these lands now face. Through 45 articles, a diversity of authors – scientists, explorers, artists, photographers, forest managers and writers – write about the landscapes, wildlife and people that inspired them. Visakhapatnam: With the imminent celebration of World Heritage Day on Ap the demand for historical locations in Andhra Pradesh to be deemed Unesco World Heritage Sites has come to the fore. Valley of Flowers National Park: UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India Nestled in the upper expanses of the Garhwal region in Uttarakhand is the Valley of flowers. The inland of the region comprises Nanda Devi Biosphere reserve along with the flower valley. One of the most visited heritage sites in India, the Qutb Complex has (since ) been a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The complex built on the ruins of Lal Kot Fort and Qila Rai Pithora, is amongst the most well maintained monument complexes in : David Riley, Discover India.