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UNESCO world heritage sites in Gujarat - Rani ni Vav and Champaner-Pavagarh

Gujarat is a state full of wonders - both natural and man-made. I have lived the the state more than any other in the country and love almost everything about it. I have written extensively about Gujarat, and here's another special post about UNESCO World Heritage sites in the state - Rani ni Vav and Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park.

But what exactly is a UNESCO World Heritage site?

UNESCO world heritage sites are places with cultural, historical, scientific or some other form of significance, and they are also internationally protected. In fact for a place to be called a UNESCO World Heritage Site is a matter of extreme pride and every year numerous places vie to be included in this list. Spread from North to South, and East to West, currently India has 35 such unique sites, and if you plan to explore the country, this list is a great place to start.


Globally Italy leads the pack, but at seven India is also one of the countries which can boast of its position in the top ten.…

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