On World Heritage Day - Tribute To Some Of The Indian Sites



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India is an ultimate destination for many number of World Heritage sites. India is proudly a home for both cultural and natural heritage. While the cultural heritage take us back to time, natural heritage makes us sit back and behold the beauty around. Until now there are 32 World Heritage sites in India which are recognized by UNESCO.

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Hill Forts of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer Fort - Jaisalmer

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Rajasthan is surely the place for all the beautiful palaces and forts. The whole of Hill forts of Rajasthan are considered as the World Heritage, Jaisalmer Fort being the major part of it. It is considered as one of the largest fortification of the world and is the live witness to many Rajput battles.

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Nilgiri Mountain Railways - Ooty

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The Nilgiri Mountain Railways is a part of Mountain Railways of India. The Nilgiri Mountain Railways in Ooty, was built by the British in 1908. The train runs between Cunnoor and Ooty offering you a scenic beauty of Nilgiri Hills.

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Khajuraho Group of Monuments - Khajuraho

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The Khajuraho group of Monuments were listed by the UNESCO as the World Heritage site in the year 1982. The place has temples constructed by the Chandela Dynasty with beautiful carvings, each reciting a different story from the Indian mythology. This is one heritage site to be visited in heart of India, i.e. Madhya Pradesh.

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Churches and Convents of Goa - Old Goa

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Apart from the picturesque and exotic beaches of Goa, the place is undoubtedly an epitome of the Portuguese architecture and its beautiful old churches. Old Goa has some of the churches which are of the Portuguese colonial era. The most important of them being the Basillica of Bom Jesus, which enshrines the relics of St. Francis. So this time along don’t forget to have a look at this timeless architecture.

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While Zostel is now across 15 cities in India, we take you to some lesser known World Heritage sites where we can be your ultimate host. 

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