There are 47 UNESCO World Heritage Sites located in China as of 2014. Of these, 33 are World Cultural Heritage Sites, 10 are World Natural Heritage Sites, and 4 were inscribed as Cultural and Natural (Mixed) Heritage Sites. These sites make up some of China’s most enduring and essential tourism attractions. Learn more about the 47 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in China by exploring the articles below.
The palaces and temples which form the center of this group of secular and religious buildings exemplify the architectural and artistic achieveme ...Read More
Ping Yao is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a traditional Han Chinese city, founded in the 14th century. Its design shows the evolutio ...Read More
The two traditional villages of Xidi and Hongcun preserve to a remarkable extent the appearance of non-urban settlements that have largely disapp ...Read More
The site includes archaeological remains of three cities and 40 tombs: Wunu Mountain City, Guonei City and Wandu Mountain City, 14 tombs are impe ...Read More
A hilly 512†hectare site in Yunnan province, Chengjiangís fossils present the most complete record of an early Cambrian marine community with ...Read More