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Trip Review for China

Huanglong

Comments of the World Heritage Committee Situated in the northwest of Sichuan Province, the Huanglong is made up of snow-capped peaks and the glaciers easternmost China. In addition to its alpine landscape, diverse forest ecosystems can be found, as well as spectacular limestone formations, waterfalls and hot springs. The area … Continue Reading →


Yungang Grottoes in Datong

Comments of the World Heritage Committee The Yungang Grottoes in Datong City, Shanxi Province, with their 252 caves and 51,000 statues, represent the outstanding achievement of Buddhist cave art in China in the 5th and 6th centuries. The five caves created by Tan Yao, with their strict unity of layout … Continue Reading →


Karst Landform of South China

Comments of the World Heritage Committee South China is unrivalled for the diversity of its karst features and landscapes. There are specifically designated areas that are of outstanding universal value to protect and present the best examples of these karst features and landscapes. Karst Landform of South China is a … Continue Reading →


Mount Emei & Leshan Giant Buddha

Comments of the World Heritage Committee The Buddhist temple standing on the summit of the beautiful Mount Emei in Sichuan Province was built in the 1st century and has since become the first of its kind in China. The addition of further temples turned the site into one of Buddhism’s … Continue Reading →


Mount Tai

Comments on Mount Tai by the World Heritage Committee The sacred Mount Tai 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 … Continue Reading →