The most famous monument in India, a landmark of Mughal-era architecture and a symbol of eternal love.
A medieval walled city of unique gated communities and many architectural monuments in a mix of styles.
34 stunning stone-cut caves with carved and painted images from three different religions.
A 16th-century tomb within a complex of tombs, the first garden tomb and the inspiration for the Taj Mahal.
Three outstanding 11th-12th-century temples covered with carvings depicting elements of Hindu mythology.
A riverine wildlife refuge that is home to many rare and threatened species, including the one-horned rhinoceros.
Six ornate and unique forts, legacies of the Princely Rajput states.
An ancient city that is a masterpiece of Mughal architecture.
A charming and well-preserved colonial fortified city in Sri Lanka.
Ruins of what was a magnificent palace complex over 2000 years ago, capital of the Achaemenid Empire.
Breathtakingly beautiful snow-capped mountains, including Mt Everest; endangered species; and a Nepali Sherpa population that practices Tibetan Buddhism.
A vast nature reserve with breathtaking scenery, perfect for intrepid nature lovers.
The holiest place in Buddhism, containing archeological evidence of Lumbini’s importance as a pilgrimage site.
A planned 18th-century walled city, famous for its pink architecture.
Caves devoted to the Hindu deity Shiva, containing art dating to the 5th and 6th centuries.