Hoysala Temples of Belur, Halebid and Somnathapura India’s nominations for World Heritage List

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New Delhi: Hoysala Temples of Belur, Halebid and Somnathapura in Karnataka have been finalised as India’s nomination for consideration as World Heritage for the year 2022-2023.

‘Sacred Ensembles of the Hoysala’ are on UNESCO’s Tentative list since 15th April, 2014 and represent one of the highest points of human creative genius and stand testimony to the rich historical and cultural heritage of our country

The first step is submission of the dossier to the World Heritage Centre which will do the technical scrutiny of the same,  official release said.

Vishal V Sharma, Permanent Representative of India to UNESCO formally submitted the nomination to UNESCO, Director of World Heritage,  Lazare Eloundou.

Vishal V Sharma tweeted, “India is proud to nominate the Sacred Ensembles of the Hoysalas for @UNESCO’s World Heritage List! Art historians recognize the exceptional sculptural artistry of the ensembles to be among the masterpieces of Asian art. @ASIGoI”