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Dholavira gets into UNESCO World Heritage list

  Aug 20, 2021

Dholavira gets into UNESCO World Heritage list

Q. Why is this in news?
A. The Harappan city of Dholavira, in present-day Gujarat, has been named the 40th Indian site on UNESCO’s World Heritage list.

Dholavira site

Q. What are the key features of Dholavira site?

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A gem in the IVC acropolis

Q. What about Its architecture?

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  1. A walled city: Consists of a fortified Castle with attached fortified Bailey and Ceremonial Ground, and a fortified Middle Town and a Lower Town
  2. A cemetery to the west of the city.

Q. What about Trade and commercial activities

Famous for water conservation

Q. What are the causes for its decline?

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Q. What are other Harappan sites in Gujarat?

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