Articles for the China@Cultural Category


News@Lijiang

Fujian Tulou

World Heritage Site #1113 :: Fujian Tulou

World Heritage Site #1113 :: Fujian Tulou

State Property: China Location: N25 1′ 23″, E117 41′ 9″ Date of Inscription: 2008 Criteria: (iii)(iv)(v) Property : 153 ha Buffer zone: 935 ha Local Weather Fujian Tulou is a property of 46 buildings constructed between the 15th and 20th centuries over 120 km in south-west of Fujian province, inland from the Taiwan Strait. Set […]

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Travel Guide@Kaiping

Kaiping Diaolou and Villages :: Location and Tourist Maps

Kaiping Diaolou and Villages :: Location and Tourist Maps

Location Map GPS Coordinates: N22.28552, E112.56586 Core and Buffer Zones Tourist Maps

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News@Kaiping

News@Tulou

Featured, Honghe Hani

World Heritage Site#1111 :: Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces

World Heritage Site#1111 :: Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces

State Party: China GPS: N23 5 35.8, E102 46 47.93 Date of Inscription: 2013 Criteria: (iii)(v) Property : 16,603 ha Buffer zone: 29,501 ha Local Weather The Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces, China covers 16,603-hectares in Southern Yunnan. It is marked by spectacular terraces that cascade down the slopes of the towering Ailao […]

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West Lake

World Heritage Site #1334 :: West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou

World Heritage Site #1334 :: West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou

State Party: China Location: Hangzhou GPS: 30°14’00”N, 120°07’00”E Date of Inscription: 2011 Criteria: (ii)(iii)(vi) Property : 3,323 ha Buffer zone: 7,270 ha Local Weather Criterion (ii): The improved landscape of West Lake can be seen to reflect Buddhist ideals imported into China from India such as ‘Buddhist peacefulness’ and ‘nature as paintings’, and in turn […]

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News@Pingyao

Zhoukoudian

World Heritage Site #449 :: Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian

World Heritage Site #449 :: Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian

State Party: China Location: Fangshanxian County, Beijing Municipality GPS: N39 43 60, E115 55 0 Date of Inscription: 1987 Criteria: (iii)(vi) Property : 480 ha Buffer zone: 888 ha Local Weather Scientific work at the site, which lies 42 km south-west of Beijing, is still underway. So far, it has led to the discovery of […]

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Travel Guide@Mount Wutai

Mount Wutai :: Location and Tourist Map

Mount Wutai :: Location and Tourist Map

Location Map GPS Coordinates: N39.030556, E113.563333 Mount Wutai Tourist Map

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