India is not only large, but has a quite federative system of cultural heritage organizations, so the WLM organizers in India concentrated on the monuments of “national & international importance“, provided by the Archaeological Survey of India. That said, it was not very probable that all interested people found their “monument around the corner“ to photograph, but the results of Wiki Loves Monuments are nevertheless impressing: of 15,000 participants of Wiki Loves Monuments worldwide, 2,228 came from India – almost 15 %!
The winning images of India span from the depth of the Belum caves up to the monastery of Thiksey, 3,300 meters above sea level:Read more:
(1) This image was originally placed 11th – but moved up later because of a disqualification. Therefore it wasn’t nominated for the international jury.