Jaipur city declared World Heritage site by UNESCO
India’s pink city Jaipur, famous for its iconic architectural legacy and vibrant culture, has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. In addition to Jaipur – which was founded in 1727 CE under the patronage of Sawai Jai Singh II - the Committee examined 36 nominations for inscription on Unesco's World Heritage List during the session. To date, 1,092 sites in 167 countries have been inscribed on the World Heritage List.
Updated : 07 July 2019, 08:33 AM