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Taishan

World Heritage Site #437 :: Mount Taishan

World Heritage Site #437 :: Mount Taishan

The sacred Mount Tai (‘shan’ means ‘mountain’) was the object of an imperial cult for nearly 2,000 years, and the artistic masterpieces found there are in perfect harmony with the natural landscape. It has always been a source of inspiration for Chinese artists and scholars and symbolizes ancient Chinese civilizations and beliefs. State property: China […]

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Travel Guide@Taishan

Mount Taishan :: Location and Tourist Maps

Mount Taishan :: Location and Tourist Maps

Location Map GPS Coordinates: N36.26667, E117.1 Tourist Map

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Huangshan

World Heritage Site #547 :: Mount Huangshan

World Heritage Site #547 :: Mount Huangshan

Huangshan, known as ‘the loveliest mountain of China’, was acclaimed through art and literature during a good part of Chinese history (e.g. the Shanshui ‘mountain and water’ style of the mid-16th century). Today it holds the same fascination for visitors, poets, painters and photographers who come on pilgrimage to the site, which is renowned for […]

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Travel Guide@Mount Emei&Leshan

Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area :: Location and Tourist Maps

Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area :: Location and Tourist Maps

Location Map [Leshan Giant Buddha Statue] GPS Coordinates: N29.33333, E110.50000 Tourist Map of Mount Emei Tourist Map of Leshan

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Jiuzhaigou

World Heritage Site #673 :: Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area

World Heritage Site #673 :: Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area

Local Weather Brief Description Stretching over 72,000 ha in the northern part of Sichuan Province, the jagged Jiuzhaigou valley reaches a height of more than 4,800 m, thus comprising a series of diverse forest ecosystems. Its superb landscapes are particularly interesting for their series of narrow conic karst land forms and spectacular waterfalls. Some 140 […]

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Wulingyuan

World Heritage Site #640 :: Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area

World Heritage Site #640 :: Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area

State Property: China Location: The Wulingyuan District of the City of Dayong, Hunan Province GPS: N29 19′ 59.988″, E110 30′ 0″ Date of Inscription: 1992 Criteria: (vii) Property : 26,400 ha Lies in Wulingyuan District of the city of Dayong, Hunan Province, some 270km from the capital of Changsha. The total area is 26,40Oha, with […]

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Travel Guide@Wulingyuan

Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area :: Location and Tourist Maps

Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area :: Location and Tourist Maps

Location Map GPS Coordinates: N29.33333, E110.50000 Tourist Maps

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Mount Wuyi

World Heritage Site #911 :: Mount Wuyi

World Heritage Site #911 :: Mount Wuyi

State Property: China Location: Wuyishan City, Fujian Province GPS: N27 43 0.012, E117 40 59.988 Date of Inscription: 1999 Criteria: (iii)(vi)(vii)(x) Property : 99,975 ha Buffer zone: 27,888 ha Local Weather Mount Wuyi is the most outstanding area for biodiversity conservation in south-east China and a refuge for a large number of ancient, relict species, […]

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