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UNESCO World Heritage Site

World Heritage Sites are inscribed by UNESCO.

At IndiTales, we are trying to visit as many UNESCO World Heritage Sites as possible & write about them.

Total no of UNESCO World Heritage Sites – 1052

No of Countries – 165

No of Cultural Sites – 814

No of Natural Sites – 203

Mixed Sites – 35

Mist lifting and revealing the forests of Chitwan National Park - Nepal

Walking Safari At Chitwan National Park, Nepal

We woke up early to the sounds of Chitwan National Park surrounding us. We stepped into the boat to cross the Rapti River next to our Barahi Jungle Lodge for a Walking Safari at...
Jetvanaramaya Stupa - Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura – Things To See In Ancient Capital Of Sri Lanka

Ever since I heard about Anuradhapura I had this urge to visit this city that I share the name with. Now, I know I have an incredibly common name. I always detest being one...
Lesser-adjutant Stork at Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Beautiful Birds Of Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Meet the colorful birds of Chitwan National Park in Terai region of Nepal.
Maya Devi Temple - Lumbini

Lumbini Garden – Where Maya Devi Gave Birth To Buddha

Lumbini - at the edge of Indian Nepal Border is the birthplace of Buddha. It is one of the four important places associated with Buddha along with Bodh Gaya, Sarnath & Kushinagar.

Storytelling Ruins Of Prambanan Temple, Java, Indonesia

If you ever had doubts about the fact that universe conspires to make things happen for you, read this post. I was in Yogyakarta and we were to go to Borobudur early morning next...
Borobudur at Sunrise

Borobudur Temple – Heritage Jewel Of Indonesia

Borobudur had been on my wishlist for a very long time. When I was doing Dr. Vidya Dehejia's course on Buddhist Narratives I saw a lot of images of this Buddhist temple. I saw...
Ayutthaya at Night

Ayutthaya – Things To Do In Thailand’s Ancient capital

The Ayutthaya is the enigmatic erstwhile capital city of Thailand. Ayutthaya stands on an island created by the three rivers – Chao Phraya, Lopburi & Pa Sak River. The rivers are almost like a...
Wadi Rum Jordan

Wadi Rum – Wanderings In The Magnificent Landscape Of Arabian Desert

Wadi Rum - the desert of Arabia in Jordan, best for Lawrence of Arabia, the Arab Revolution and the Bedouins who live in tents here. Take a drive or a camel ride through the Wadi Rum Desert and discover the landscape that resembles the Mars Surface.

Petra Jordan – Wonder Of The World, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Petra – that is all I knew about Jordan before I received an invite from Jordan tourism to visit the country. The image of rose tinted pillars called treasury evoked a curiosity that would...
Anup Talao at Fatehpur Sikri Agra

Fatehpur Sikri – City Rooted In Saint’s blessings

As a kid, Agra and Fatehpur Sikri were the first heritage monuments I visited. My father was posted in Bharatpur and these places were weekend outings. First saw Fatehpur Sikri in the black and...

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