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Epic Treasures Of India | World Heritage Day Special #WorldHeritageDay

April 18 is observed as the International Day for Monuments and Sites or World Heritage Day, it is all about raising awareness of the importance of protecting and preserving various sites around the world that have achieved world heritage status. India is home to 35 World Heritage Sites, a World Heritage site is classified as a natural or man-made area or a structure that is of international importance, and a space which requires special protection. These sites are officially recognised by the UN and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation, also known as UNESCO. Epic Channel celebrates #WorldHeritageDay in a very FILMY WAY” Below are the Facts about the heritage Sites mentioned in the video. 1) EpicFacts - Nalanda University: It is believed that 90% of the remains at Nalanda University still remain unexcavated. 2) Epic Facts - Jantar Mantar: Jantar Mantar was used as a logo for the 1982 Asian Games. 3) Epic facts - Adlaj vav: Direct sunlight does not touch the flight of steps or landings except for a brief period at noon. Some researchers say that the atmosphere inside the well is six degrees cooler than the outside 4) Epic Facts - Jhulta Minar: This minar was built layer by layer that is why it can resist that much shaking without collapsing. It's around 600 years old 5) Epic facts - Kumbhalgarh: It is the birthplace of Maharana Pratap. Second largest wall in the world 6) Epic Facts - Bateshwar: The temples are made of sandstone and belong to the 8-10th century CE. 7) Epic Facts - Mahabat Maqbara: This was home to the Nawabs of Junagadh

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