There are 52 UNESCO World Heritage Sites located in China as of 2017. Of these, 36 are World Cultural Heritage Sites, 12 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 52 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in China by exploring the articles below.
Mount Wuyi is the most outstanding area for biodiversity conservation in south-east China and a refuge for a large number of ancient, relict spec ...Read More
The Mountain Resort (the Qing dynasty's summer palace), in Hebei Province, was built between 1703 and 1792. It is a vast complex of palaces and a ...Read More
The Old Town of Lijiang, which is perfectly adapted to the uneven topography of this key commercial and strategic site, has retained a historic t ...Read More
Scientific work at the site, which lies 42 km south-west of Beijing, is still underway. So far, it has led to the discovery of the remains of Sin ...Read More
Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries, home to more than 30% of the world's pandas which are classed as high ...Read More
Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor is a 5,000 kilometre section of the extensive Silk Roads network, stretching from ...Read More