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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