Unesco declares Ahmedabad first World Heritage City from India

Unesco declares Ahmedabad first World Heritage City from India

 

The World Heritage Committee (WHC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) on Saturday, July 8, included three cultural sites in Cambodia, China, and India into the World Heritage list.

 

In the process, Ahmedabad — one of the  cities in Gujarat became the first city from India

 

The decision was taken by the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee on July,  by Jacek Purchla, founder, and director of the International Cultural Centre in Kraków.

while declaring Ahmedabad as indias first  heritage center they said it was founded by Sultan during 15 centauries on bank of Sabir Mati river , rich architectural heritage from the Sultanate period, notably the Bhadra citadel, the walls and gates of the Fort city and numerous mosques and tombs as well as important Hindu and Jain temples of later periods. and a Hyderabad contain so many heritages such old temple and many

choice of choosing Hyderabad as world heritage city is not surprising for us but it gives us little shock it chosen before city like Delhi which is also a hub of heritage

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