What is Dholavira famous for?

Dholavira site is India’s most prominent archaeological site associated with the Indus Valley Civilization. The site is the larger of the two most remarkable excavations of the Harappan Civilisation dating back to about 4,500 years ago. It is known as Kotda Timba (the fort mound), as per the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and is located in Kutch, Gujarat. 

In July 2021, Dholavira became the 40th site from India to get the UNESCO’s World Heritage tag.

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