There are 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites located in China as of 2017. Of these, 35 are World Cultural Heritage Sites, 11 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.
Mount Songshang is considered to be the central sacred mountain of China. At the foot of this 1500 metre high mountain, close to the city of Deng ...Read More
Located in the north-west of Sichaun Province, the Huanglong valley is made up of snow-capped peaks and the easternmost of all the Chinese glacie ...Read More
Located in Hubei Province, in central-eastern China, the site consists of two components: Shennongding/Badong to the west and Laojunshan to the e ...Read More
The seat of supreme power for more than five centuries (1416-1911), the Forbidden City in Beijing, with its landscaped gardens and many buildings ...Read More
They represents the addition of three Imperial Tombs of the Qing Dynasty in Liaoning to the Ming tombs inscribed in 2000 and 2003. The Three Impe ...Read More
Stretching over 72,000 hectares in the northern part of Sichuan Province, the jagged Jiuzhaigou valley reaches a height of more than 4,800m, thus ...Read More