NDTV's List of Seven Wonders of India

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NDTV along with the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India conducted a nationwide campaign for searching the seven wonders of India in 2008-09. The campaign started with shortlisting 200 places from all of the Indian states and then inviting public to cast their vote for their favorite places.

Out of the seven chosen, three sites, the Sun Temple at Konark, Khajuraho, Jaisalmer Fort, and Red Fort are also UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Three of the wonders also appeared on the Times of India seven wonders list compliled in 2007: the Konark Sun Temple, Khajuraho and Nalanda.

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The seven wonders of India are as follows:

Image Wonder Location Date Description
India - Madurai temple - 0781.jpg Meenakshi Amman Temple
Tiru-aalavaai / Meenakshi Amman Kovil
Madurai, Tamil Nadu Before 7th century AD Temple devoted to Parvati/Minakshi and Shiva (Sundareswarar)
Dholavira Reservoir at Dholavira Kutch District, Gujarat 2nd millennium BC Ancient stepped stone reservoir
Red Fort Red Fort
Lal Quila
Delhi 1648 Red sandstone palace of the Mughal emperors
Jaisalmer Fort panorama Jaisalmer Fort
Sonar Quila
Jaisalmer, Rajasthan AD 1156 Large sandstone fort
The Temple at Konark Konark Sun Temple
Black Pagoda
Konark, Odisha Mid-13th century AD Kalinga architecture temple of the sun god Surya
Ruins of Nalanda University Nalanda Near Patna, Bihar 5th century AD Ancient centre of higher learning
An ornamented monument in Khajuraho One of the Khajuraho Group of Monuments
Kharjuravāhaka
Chhatarpur District, Madhya Pradesh Earliest parts c. 9th century AD Complex of medieval Hindu and Jain temples

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