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Zhengzhou Hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Zhengzhou, capital of Henan

The connection belongs to WHS Hotspots connections.

Connected Sites

  • Dengfeng: 1.5 - 2 hours by bus to Shaolin Temple
  • Grand Canal: Location Zhengzhou Section of Tongji Canal is in Zhengzhou
  • Longmen Grottoes: 1.5 - 2 hours by bus to Luoyang, then it's 15km south to the grottoes
  • Silk Roads: Luoyang City and Longmen Grottoes locations
  • Yin Xu: 2.5 hours by bus or 40 mins by High Speed Train to Anyang

Map of Zhengzhou Hotspot


  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source