Silk Road Sites in India

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Silk Road Sites in India is part of the Tentative list of India in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Silk Road Sites in India consist of 12 components that connected India with the main Silk Road via three different routes. It was mostly Buddhism that was exported here. Kushinagar is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site, where Buddhists believe Gautama Buddha attained Parinirvana after his death. The site of Arikamedu stands out as one of the biggest ancient Roman trade centers in India.

Map of Silk Road Sites in India

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Silk Road Sites in India
Country
India
Added
2010
Type
Cultural
Link
By ID
2010 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: Silk Road Sites in India

The site has 12 locations

Silk Road Sites in India: Ruins of Ancient Vaishali (T)
Silk Road Sites in India: Remains of Vikramshila Ancient University (T)
Silk Road Sites in India: Buddhist remains of Kushinagar (T)
Silk Road Sites in India: Sravasti (T)
Silk Road Sites in India: Kaushambi (T)
Silk Road Sites in India: Ahichhatra (T)
Silk Road Sites in India: Ancient Site and Buddhist Stupa (Sanghol) (T)
Silk Road Sites in India: Arikamedu, Early Historic Site (T)
Silk Road Sites in India: Excavated Remains of Kaveripattinam(Excavated remains of Buddhist vihara and temple at Pallavaneswaram-Melaiyur) (T)
Silk Road Sites in India: Ancient monastery and stupa together with adjacent land (Harwan) (T)
Silk Road Sites in India: Mound Locally Known as Burud Kot (Nalla Sopara Stupa) (T)
Silk Road Sites in India: Indraprastha (T)
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