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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India - II

UNESCO World Heritage Convention which was established in 1972, recognised various sites of cultural and natural importance around the world. After the latest addition to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. India now has 38 World Heritage Sites and that makes India the country with the 6th largest number of World Heritage Sites in the world.

MANAS WILDLIFE SANCTUARY




On a gentle slope In the foothills of the Himalayas where wooded hills give way to alluvial grasslands and tropical forests, lies the Manes Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1985. Manes Wildlife Sanctuary is horns to rare and endangered wildlife species such as Pygmy Hog, Golden Langur, Hispid Hare and the Assam Roofed Turtle.

GREAT HIMALAYAN NATIONAL PARK 



Located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, the Great Himalayan National Park is one of India's prominent national parks. The National Park was established in 1984 and is spread over an area of 1,171 sq km at an altitu…