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China has become home to 38 world's cultural and natural heritage sites (by 2009) since the first one was listed in the year of 1987. All the sites are of outstanding value to Chinese history and culture.

Discover the rich natural and cultural resources of China by taking in-depth tours to visit world heritage sites throughout the country and get unique experience and better-understanding of China. China Tour Hub offers a wide range of journeys to famous sites; travelers can freely choose their destinations to visit more culturally and historically important sites.

List of World Heritage in China
From 1987 to 2009, there were 38 sites written into the List of World Heritage in China. 27 are cultural heritage sites, 7 are natural sites and 4 cultural and natural sites. China is ranked to be the third place in world-heritage-site possession among all the countries.

1 ). Natural and Cultural Heritage Sites

Name

Year of Recognition

Location

Name

Year of Recognition

Location

Mt.Taishan

1987

Shangdong

Yellow Mountain

19100

Anhui

Mt.Emei & Leshan Giant Buddha

1992

Sichuan

Mountain Wuyi

1999

Xiamen

2 ). World Cultural Heritage Sites

Name

Year of Recognition

Location

Name

Year of Recognition

Location

Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian

1987

Beijing

Great Wall

1987

Beijing

Mogao Caves

1987

Dunhuang

Imperial Palaces of Mint & Qing Dynasties: Forbidden City & Imperial Palace

1987

Beijing & Shenyang

Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor

1987

Xi’an

Potala Palace

1994

Lhasa, Tibets

Chengde Summer Palace

1994

Chengde

Ancient Building Complex in Wudangshan Mountains

1994

Hubei

Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion

1994

Shangdong province

Lushan National Park

1996

Jiangxi province

Suzhou Gardens: Lion Grove, Humble Administrator Garden, Lingering Garden, Garden of Master of the Nets

1997

Suzhou

Pingyao Ancient Town

1997

Pingyao

Lijiang Old Town

1997

Lijiang

Summer Palace

1998

Beijing

Temple of Heaven

1998

Beijing

Dazu Rock Carvings

1999

Chongqing

Xidi Village & Hongcun Village

2000

Huangshan, Anhui

Imperial Tombs of Ming & Qing Dynasties

2000

Beijing

Longmen Grottoes

2000

Luoyang

Qingchengshan Mountain and Dujiangyan Irrigation Project

2000

Sichuan

Yungang Grottoes

2001

Datong, Shanxi

Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom

2004

Jilin

Historic Center of Macau

2005

Macau

Yinxu

2006

Henan

Kaiping Diaolou and Villages

2007

Guangdong

Fujian Tulou

2008

Fujian

Wutai Mountain

2009

Shanxi




3 ). Natural Heritage Sites

Name

Year of Recognition

Location

Name

Year of Recognition

Location

Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area

1992

Sichuan

Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area

1992

Sichuan

Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area

1992

Zhangjiajie, Hunan province

Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

2003

Yunnan

Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries: Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains

2006

Sichuan

South China Karst

2007

South China

Sanqingshan National Park

2008

Jiangxi





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