Kerala is famous for its palaces, forts, stone caves, tombs, shrines, and many other unique architectural features of the state.
Bekal Fort, a key-shaped structure two-thirds of which juts out into the sea, is a major tourist attraction and a protected monument under the ASI.
As Telangana celebrates its first UNESCO world heritage site, there is a growing clamour for the state government to redouble its efforts to get the inscription for this 429-year-old city.
The World Heritage Committee of the Paris-based Unesco made the announcement during its 44th session held online and chaired from Fuzhou, China.
This comes as the first major success of Telangana to get global recognition for its cultural heritage after attaining statehood seven years ago.
Retiro Park, just off the Paseo del Prado in the centre of the Spanish capital, is one of the city's most visited attractions.
The World Heritage Committee has inscribed 1,121 sites in 167 countries on the World Heritage List to date.
With the addition of these six sites, UNESCO has 48 proposals in the tentative list of India.
Most importantly, the new Ballary district will no longer be on the world map of tourism as the UNESCO World Heritage site Hampi, the capital of the Vijayanagara empire, will be part of Vijaynagara, the new district.
Meteora is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located near the Pinios river and the Pindos Mountains in Thessaly.