Hire Benkal

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Hire Benkal, Megalithic Site is part of the Tentative list of India in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Hire Benkal comprises hundreds of megaliths that have been in that location for more than 2500 years. The Iron Age funerary monuments are located on a rocky range of seven hills. Also 11 rock shelters with prehistoric rock paintings have been discovered at the site.

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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
Hire Benkal, Megalithic Site
Country
India
Added
2021
Type
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2021 Added to Tentative List

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