Chichen Itza
Gebel Berkal

World Heritage Site

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Built or Owned by Chinese

Built or Owned by Chinese outside China

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Connected Sites

  • Ancient Nara: Nara's Toshodaiji is founded by Ganjin (Jianzhen), a chinese monk who introduced Buddhism in Japan
  • Hoi An: Contains variuos Chinese built/owned structure including several Chinese Assembly Halls named after the home region of their members where Chinese expatriate residents socialized and held meetings Eg Fujian, Chaozhao and Cantonese
  • Melaka and George Town: There are Chinese temples in both Melaka and Georgetown
  • Samarkand: Bibi-Khanym Mausoleum, Samarkand built by Chinese wife of Timur, Bibi
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens : Hoo Ah Kay, original land owner, played a key role in the development of the Gardens in 1859
  • Thang Long: "It was constructed on the remains of a Chinese fortress dating from the 7th century,.." (unesco)
  • Vigan: Many of the structures in the Mestizo District along Calle Crisologo are "ancestral houses" built by rich Chinese traders ("Taipans"). The families later became creolised and took Spanish names


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