Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape in Laos – Envisioned by the rulers of Khmer Empire, the Champasak cultural landscape, including the Vat Phou Temple complex, was shaped to express the Hindu vision of the relationship between nature and humanity, using an axis from mountain top to river bank to lay out a geometric pattern of temples, shrines and waterworks extending over some 10 km.
Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram in India – The seventh and eighth century Pallava monuments are noted for the temples in the form of chariots, cave sanctuaries, the famous ‘Descent of the Ganges’ and the thousands of sculptures to the glory of Shiva.
Khajuraho Temples in
Great Living Chola Temples in Tamil Nadu, India - The 11th century Brihadisvara temple of Thanjavur, the 11th century Temple of Gangaikondacholisvaram and the 12th century Airavatesvara temple at Darasuram. A testimony of Chola architecture, sculpture, painting, and bronze casting.
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park in Gujarat, India - The Kalikamata Temple on top of the Pavagadh Hill, chalcolithic sites and a hill fortress of an early Hindu capital. It is noted for ancient Hindu architecture, temples and special water retaining installations.