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UNESCO Sites

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.

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The Great Wall

In c. 220 B.C., under Qin Shi Huang, sections of earlier fortifications were joined together to form a united defence system against invasions fr ...Read More

Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan

Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

Consisting of eight geographical clusters of protected areas within the boundaries of the Three Parallel Rivers National Park, in the mountainous ...Read More

Tusi

Tusi Sites

Located in the mountainous areas of south-west China, this property encompasses remains of several tribal domains whose chiefs were appointed by ...Read More

West Lake

West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou

The West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou, comprising the West Lake and the hills surrounding its three sides, has inspired famous poets, scho ...Read More

Wulinyuan Scenic

Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area

A spectacular area stretching over more than 26,000 ha in China's Hunan Province, the site is dominated by more than 3,000 narrow sandstone pilla ...Read More

Tianshan Mountains

Xinjiang Tianshan

Xinjiang Tianshan†comprises four componentsóTomur, Kalajun-Kuerdening, Bayinbukuke and Bogdaó that total 606,833 hectares. They are part of t ...Read More

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