|Ranthambore Fort inside the eponymous National Park in Sawai Madhopur|
Rajasthan is an already popular tourist hotspot among global wanderers and tourists. Main appeal of the state lies in its culture, heritage, landscape and wildlife. The Hill Forts which have been inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site are Chittorgarh, Amber Fort, Kumbhalgarh, Jaisalmer, Ranthambore and Gagron hill forts.
The reason for there inscription include:
- Advanced building techniques
- Distinctive relation with Rajput courtly life
- Supreme manifestations of secular Hindu Rajput architecture
- Exceptional topography
- Technological adaptation to exploit wealth of natural resources
Others include Honghe Hani Rice Terraces, China, Mount Fuji, Japan, Agadez, Niger, Levuka, Fiji, Red Bay Basque Whaling Station, Canada, University of Coimbra, Portugal, Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region, Poland and Ukraine, Al Zubarah, Qatar in the Cultural category.
And in the natural category; El Pinacate Biosphere Reserve, Mexico, Mount Etna, Italy, Namib Sand Desert, Namibia, Xinjiang Tianshan, China and Tajik National Park, Tajikistan.
|The Massive Chittorgarh Fort has numerous legends associated with it|
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Contributed by Nikhil Chandra