UNESCO recognized Creative Cities in India


India is a kaleidoscope of colours and charms. It is home to cities bustling with creativity, culture and charisma. UNESCO recognizes cities for their creativity and tried to keep intact the traditions and culture. India has been part of the network of Creative Cities since 2015, featuring five cities in the network (Mumbai, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Varanasi and Chennai) across four themes. These cities are chosen for their cultural heritage that is unique.

There are five Indian cities in UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) as follows:

Jaipur -Crafts and Folk Arts (2015)

Jaipur Crafts and Folk Arts

Varanasi - Music (2015)


Varanasi city of Music

Chennai -  Music (2017)

Chennai City of Music

Mumbai – Film (2019)


Hyderabad – Gastronomy (2019)

Hyderabad Gastronomy

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