The city of fuzhou china will host the next session of the world heritage committee in 2020. Why not work your way around chinas world heritage listed sites.
Fuzhou china to host 2020 session of world heritage committee tuesday 9 july 2019 seven cultural sites inscribed on unescos world heritage list saturday 6 july 2019 two natural sites one in china another in iran inscribed on unescos world heritage list friday 5 july 2019.
Unesco world heritage sites china. Its probable that you know about chinas big players in the world of unesco heritage sites. Here are 8 of our favourites. Join the 122137 members.
This is a list of unesco world heritage sites in chinachina has 55 ranking top in the world along with italychina ratified the convention concerning the protection of the world cultural and natural heritage on 12 december 1985. Fuzhou china to host 2020 session of world heritage committee tuesday 9 july 2019 seven cultural sites inscribed on unescos world heritage list saturday 6 july 2019 two natural sites one in china another in iran inscribed on unescos world heritage list friday 5 july 2019. China home to some of humanitys earliest great civilizations has 50 unesco world heritage sites including the great wall and forbidden city.
Order the map. Help preserve sites now. As of 2019 55 noteworthy chinese sites were inscribed on unescos world heritage list.
However with more than 50 sites deemed worthy of being named a unesco world heritage site it seems that most tourists miss out on some quirky and interesting. The great wall of china a popular tourist destination in china. The westland and mount cook national park and the fiordland national park which were previously inscribed on the world heritage list are part of the te wahipounamu south west new zealand.
During this years session the world heritage committee inscribed a total of 29 new. In 1979 the committee decided to inscribe the ohrid lake on the world heritage list under natural criteria iii. Chinas a big place and it can be hard to know where to start your trip.
This decision concluded the work of the 43 rd session of the world heritage committee meeting in baku since 30 june. Unesco world heritage centre unesco. China officially known as the peoples republic of china is a country in east asia with.
37 cultural heritage 14 natural heritage and 4 cultural and natural heritage ranking first in the world. The great wall terracotta warriors west lake and the historic center of macau are on the itineraries of most visitors to the country. World heritage list wall map.
China has more heritage listed attractions than anywhere else in the world and they are so jaw dropping you might forget to take a photo. The dimensions of the map are 78cm by 50cm 31 in. A large format full colour map is available in english french and spanish.
A catalogue of all of the unesco world heritage sites located in china is shown below with links to.