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 West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou, comprising the West Lake and the hills surrounding its three sides, has inspired famous poets, scho ...Read More
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
Xinjiang Tianshan†comprises four componentsóTomur, Kalajun-Kuerdening, Bayinbukuke and Bogdaó that total 606,833 hectares. They are part of t ...Read More
The archaeological site of Yin Xu, close to Anyang City, some 500 km south of Beijing, is an ancient capital city of the late Shang Dynasty (1300 ...Read More