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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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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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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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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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Travel Guide@Mount Wuyi

Mount Wuyi :: Location and Tourist Map

Mount Wuyi :: Location and Tourist Map

Location map: GPS Coordinates: N27.71667, E117.68333 Tourist Map

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Travel Guide@Huangshan

Mount Huangshan :: Location and Tourist Map

Mount Huangshan :: Location and Tourist Map

Location Map GPS Coordinates: N30.16667, E118.18333 Tourist Map of Huangshan Tourist Map of Huangshan Core Area

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Taishan

About Mount Taishan

About Mount Taishan

The natural site of Mount Tai (or Taishan, alt. 1524 m) is one of the foremost cultural properties in both China and the world. Settled by humans as early as the neolithic era (the Dawenkou site is nearby), the mountain was worshipped throughout more than three millennia. In 219 B.C., Qin Shi Huang travelled to […]

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