UNESCO World Heritage Sites in China

There are 52 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in China. 36 sites are cultural, 12 are natural and four are mixed. China joined UNESCO on November 4, 1946.


Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang


Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor


Mogao Caves


Mount Taishan


Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian


The Great Wall


Mount Huangshan


Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area


Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area


Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area


Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains


Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa 7


Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde


Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family


Mansion in Qufu


Lushan National Park


Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha

Scenic Area


Ancient City of Ping Yao


Classical Gardens of Suzhou


Old Town of Lijiang


Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing


Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing


Dazu Rock Carvings


Mount Wuyi


Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun


Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties


Longmen Grottoes


Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System


Yungang Grottoes


Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas


Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom


Historic Centre of Macao


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


Yin Xu


Kaiping Diaolou and Villages


South China Karst


Fujian Tulou


Mount Sanqingshan National Park


Mount Wutai


China Danxia


Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth”


West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou


Chengjiang Fossil Site


Site of Xanadu


Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces


Xinjiang Tianshan


Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang’an-Tianshan Corridor


The Grand Canal


Tusi Sites


Hubei Shennongjia


Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art Cultural Landscape


Kulangsu, a Historic International Settlement


Qinghai Hoh Xil


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