Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus: This 130-year-old Goth-inspired railway station is Mumbai’s busiest station and serves as the headquarters for the Central Railways. It was formerly called Victoria Terminus.
Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area: This national park located in Himachal Pradesh is a hotspot for biodiversity and was approved by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2014. It is rich in flora and fauna. The four pillars of this park are: respect, protect, conserve and celebrate nature.
The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur: In 2010, UNESCO deemed the Jantar Mantar as a heritage site, and the largest observatory. Built by Sawai Jai Singh, it is home to the largest sundial made of stone. This monument was built on the designs and principles based on ancient Indian texts. It has several astrological as well as architectural instruments.
Khangchendzonga National Park: It’s two in one status – that of a national park and a biosphere reserve – gave this park, located at Sikkim, a mixed heritage UNESCO-approved site. The park is named after the third highest peak. Rare animals like the musk deer and snow leopard call this park home.
Mountain Railways of India : For its sheer ingenuity, design and solutions, the Mountain Railways of India comprise three lines – the Nilgiri Mountain Railway, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and the Kalka Shimla Railway.
Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks : It has been a part of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves for the last 13 years. It is home to numerous and colourful varieties of flowers. It takes about 17 kms to walk it up here.
Sun Temple, Konârak : Besides being a UNESCO site, it is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is said to have been built in the 13th century during the Eastern Ganga Dynasty. Built in the shape of a chariot, it has elaborately carved wheels and pillars, although, now most of it is in ruins. It is also called the Black Pagoda.