6 Hindu temples in line for Unesco heritage site tag

Six Hindu temples in Indonesia, Thailand and Nepal have been nominated as Unesco World Heritage Sites. Sukuh Hindu Temple and Penataran Hindu Temple Complex in Indonesia, Temples of Phanomroong and Muangtam in Thailand, and Rishikesh Complex of Ruru Kshetra and Ram Janaki Temple in Nepal are on the “Tentative List” of Unesco World Heritage Convention nominated by their respective countries. At present, the World Heritage List is made up of 911 properties “having outstanding universal value”, which includes only three Hindu temples: Hampi and Pattadakal temples in Karnataka (India) and Prambanan Temples in Indonesia.

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