Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom
Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing
A summer retreat for China’s emperors, with extensive classical gardens, an artificial lake, and a collection of palace buildings.
Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing
A religious complex used by Ming and Qing dynasty emperors that is significant both symbolically and architecturally.
Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde
Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties
Ancient City of Ping Yao
Site of Xanadu
Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian
Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun
Picture-perfect traditional rural villages, unchanged since the feudal period.
Classical Gardens of Suzhou
Nine traditional Chinese gardens that artfully mirror the natural world in very limited spaces.
Multi-family inward-facing houses built by the Hakka minority and still used to this day.
Kulangsu, a Historic International Settlement
An 18-century commercial port where foreign and Chinese influences mixed and intertwined, especially evident in the unique range of architecture.
Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City
West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou
Lushan National Park
Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China
Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu
Mount Sanqingshan National Park
Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the Coast of Yellow Sea-Bohai Gulf of China (Phase I)
Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth”
Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains
Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area
Kaiping Diaolou and Villages
Historic Centre of Macao
Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art Cultural Landscape
Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang’an-Tianshan Corridor
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area
A beautiful high-elevation natural area known for its colorful ponds and waterfalls.
Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area
A spectacular landscape of karst landforms, lakes and waterfalls, home to a range of endangered species.
Old Town of Lijiang
A charming traditional Chinese town that combines Naxi, Han, Bai and Tibetan influences.
Chengjiang Fossil Site
Dazu Rock Carvings
Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area
Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa
Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System
Qinghai Hoh Xil
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries – Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains
Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas
Cultural Landscape of Old Tea Forests of the Jingmai Mountain in Pu’er
The Grand Canal
South China Karst