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World Heritages in China

                        China's World Cultural and Natural Heritage Sites


1. The Great Wall (Beijing, 1987, World Cultural Heritage)

 

2. The Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (World Cultural Heritage: the Forbidden City, Beijing, 1987; the Imperial Palace of the Qing Dynasty in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, 2004)

 

3. "Peking Man" site at Zhoukoudian (Beijing, 1987, World Cultural Heritage)

 

4. Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang (Gansu Province, 1987, World Cultural Heritage)

 

5. Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum and the Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses (Shaanxi Province, 1987, World Cultural Heritage)

 

6. Mount Taishan (Shandong Province, 1987, World Cultural and Natural Heritage)

 

7. Mount Huangshan (Anhui Province, 1990, World Cultural and Natural Heritage)

 

8. Jiuzhaigou Valley (Sichuan Province, 1992, World Natural Heritage)

 

9. Huanglongsi Scenic Spot (Sichuan Province, 1992, World Natural Heritage)

 

10. Wulingyuan Scenic Spot (Hunan Province, 1992, World Natural Heritage)

 

11. Chengde Mountain Summer Resort and Eight Outer Temples (Hebei Province, 1994, World Cultural Heritage)

 

12. Potala Palace (Tibet Autonomous Region, 1994, World Cultural Heritage)

 

13. Confucius Temple, Confucius Family Mansion and Confucius Woods at Qufu (Shandong Province, 1994, World Cultural Heritage)

 

14. Ancient Buildings on Mount Wudang (Hubei Province, 1994, World Cultural Heritage)

 

15. Mount Lushan (Jiangxi Province, 1996, World Cultural Heritage)

 

16. Mount Emei and the Leshan Giant Buddha (Sichuan Province, 1996, World Cultural and Natural Heritage)

 

17. Ancient City of Pingyao (Shanxi Province, 1997, World Cultural Heritage)

 

18. Suzhou Classical Gardens (Jiangsu Province, 1997, World Cultural Heritage)

 

19. Ancient City of Lijiang (Yunnan Province, 1997, World Cultural Heritage)

 

20. The Summer Palace (Beijing, 1998, World Cultural Heritage)

 

21. The Temple of Heaven (Beijing, 1998, World Cultural Heritage)

 

22. Mount Wuyi (Fujian Province, 1999, World Cultural and Natural Heritage)

 

23. Dazu Grottoes (Chongqing, 1999, World Cultural Heritage)

 

24. Ming and Qing Imperial Mausoleums (World Cultural Heritage: Ming Xianling Mausoleums, Hubei Province, 2000; Qing Dongling Mausolems and Qing Xiling Mausolems, Hebei Province,

2000; Ming Tombs, Beijing, 2003; Ming Xiaoling Mausoleums, Jiangsu, 2003; three imperial mausoleums of Shengjing, Liaoning Province, 2004)

 

25. Longmen Grottoes (Henan Province, 2000, World Cultural Heritage)

 

26. Mount Qingcheng and Dujiang Dam (Sichuan Province, 2000, World Cultural Heritage)

 

27. Xidi and Hongcun -- Ancient Villages in South Anhui (Anhui Province, 2000, World Cultural Heritage)

 

28. Yungang Grottoes (Shanxi Province, 2001, World Cultural Heritage)

 

29. Three Parallel Rivers Scene (Yunnan Province, 2003, World Natural Heritage)

 

30. The capital cities and tombs of the ancient Koguryo kingdom (Liaoning and Jilin provinces, 2004, World Natural Heritage)

 

31. The Historic Center of Macao (Macao Special Administrative Region, 2005, World Cultural Heritage).

 

32. Wolong Panda Reserve (Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries2006)

 

33. Yin XuHenan,2007

 

34. South China Karst (Yunnan,Guizhou, Chongqing ,comprising Shilin Karst, Libo Karst and Wulong Karst, 2007)

 

35. Kaiping Diaolou and Villages (Guangdong, 2008.)

 

36. The Earth Buildings (Fujian,2008.)

 

37. Sanqing Mountain, (Jiangxi 2008. World nature heritage)

 

38. Mt. Wutai  (Shanxi, 2009)

 

39. Dengfeng, Henan ,Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in 'The Centre of Heaven and Earth' (including Shaolin Temple, the Observatory, Songyang Academy, Taishi Towers, Zhongyue Temple. 2010)

 

40 Fujian, Hunan, Guangdong, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Guizhou, China Danxia Landform (comprising Taining County of Fujian, Langshan Mountain of Hunan, Danxia Mountain of Guangdong, Dragon and Tiger Mountain of Jiangxi, Jianglang Mountain of Zhejiang, Chishui of Guizhou ,2010)