Rohit Chawla

INDIA: UNESCO World Heritage Sities

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ISBN: 9783777435718
Autorius : Rohit Chawla
Leidimo metai: 2021
Leidėjas: Hirmer Verlag
Puslapių skaičius: 240
Leidinio kalba: Anglų
Formatas: Kieti viršeliai
A stunning photographic survey of India’s thirty-eight World Heritage Sites.

UNESCO’s World Heritage sites program aims to promote awareness and preservation of cultural heritage around the world. UNESCO chooses sites that have outstanding cultural value for all of humanity and has dedicated thirty-eight such sites in India, all of which are presented in this volume, together with commentary by architects and conservationists and stunning photographs by Rohit Chawla.

The cultural sites in India are a rich repository of the country’s long history, bearing witness to the creativity and influence of multiple communities, crafts, and religions. The sites covered in this volume are located across India. They include ancient rock art, Buddhist caves and Hindu temples, Sultanate and Mughal forts, medieval Hindu and Islamic cities, Portuguese churches, Victorian and Art Deco architecture, twentieth-century industrial heritage sites, and national parks of exceptional natural beauty.

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