UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Uttarakhand

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Being a small province of India, Uttarakhand proudly holds two heritage sites of UNESCO's and one cultural festival, which is inscribed in the representative list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity. This festival is known as Ramman which represents the rich heritage of Himalayas.