'Sacred Ensembles of the Hoysalas' in Karnataka inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List; PM says more pride for India

Updated: Sep 19 2023 12:28AM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (PTI) 'Sacred Ensembles of the Hoysalas', the ancient Hoysala temples of Belur, Halebid and Somnathapura in Karnataka, known for their architectural brilliance have been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

The world body made the announcement in a post on X on Monday, a day after Santiniketan, the famed place in West Bengal where poet Rabindranath Tagore built Visva-Bharati over a century ago, received the coveted tag.

"Just inscribed on the @UNESCO #WorldHeritage List: Sacred Ensembles of the Hoysalas, #India. Congratulations!, UNESCO posted on X.