1972, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural
Organisation (UNESCO) launched a programme for the identification,
protection and preservation of cultural and natural
Heritage Sites across the world.
The cultural sites include
monuments with historial, aesthetic, archaeological, scientific,
ethnological or anthropological value.
A site was deemed of national heritage by virtue of its outstanding
The roots of Indian
civilization stretch back in time to pre-recorded history. The
earliest human activity in the Indian sub-continent can be traced
back to the Early, Middle and Late Stone Ages through 400,000-200,000
BC. Throughout its history armies, traders, and immigrants from
all over the world have invaded India. India's heritage is like
a rainbow of multiple facets like performing arts, crafts, religion,
customs, traditions, beliefs, philosophy, history, health, medicine,
travel, cuisine, monuments, literature, painting and languages.
Each one of these heritages of India reflects the influence of
prevailing cultures. These were the cultures primarily taken birth
from the amalgamation of migrating cultures with the Indian ones.
Nevertheless today its medical, scientific and philosophical heritage
has made a mark of its own in the world.
some of this heritage is well documented and
commonly known, much of it still needs to be unveiled. tourmyindia.com
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Indian Heritage in order to understand this great country
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Cultural Heritage of India
The cultural heritage of
India has its roots in the different components of culture
i.e. musical heritage, dances, sculpturing and
other fine arts, festivities, languages spoken, traditional beliefs
and customs, food and many more like these. It is the development
in these aspects of life that makes the heritage of
India one of the most vibrant and most exhaustive.
believe in the continuity and dynamism of Indian cultural
heritage and it is our endeavor to make other people
exposed to the same. The best way to understand the Cultural
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and understand why this heritage has withstood
thousands of years and still going strong.
Heritage of India
Indian architecture might show a yearn
for continuity and static, but if you look closely at the 4000
years history of Indian architecture, changes and dynamism will
come out loudly and clearly. Starting from the urban architecture
of the Harappan civilization to the contemporary architecture
of India, change has always been vital.
Indian architecture of the old has taken influences
liberally from the regular inflow of cultures coming to India.
In turn, India also played a major role in influencing and shaping
the architecture of South East Asian countries.
to India and experience the architectural heritage scattered through
the length and breath of this country. The architectural wonders
of India include more than 20 World Heritage Sites and
hundreds more about, which not many know. Our tour packages
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