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World Heritage Sites

SiteInscribedCategoryReviewsRating
Chengjiang Fossil Site 2012 Natural 5 1.08
China Danxia 2010 Natural 3 2.97
Classical Gardens of Suzhou 1997 Cultural 5 3.84
Dazu Rock Carvings 1999 Cultural 8 3.83
Dengfeng 2010 Cultural 3 3.31
Fanjingshan 2018 Cultural 1 3.3
Fujian Tulou 2008 Cultural 5 3.65
Grand Canal 2014 Cultural 6 3.15
Great Wall 1987 Cultural 17 4.42
Hani Rice Terraces 2013 Cultural 2 3.37
Huanglong 1992 Natural 2 3.52
Huangshan 1990 Mixed 5 4.17
Hubei Shennongjia 2016 Natural 2 2.36
Imperial Palace 1987 Cultural 9 4.21
Imperial Tombs 2000 Cultural 8 3.06
Jiuzhaigou Valley 1992 Natural 2 4.32
Kaiping Diaolou 2007 Cultural 5 3.14
Koguryo Kingdom 2004 Cultural 2 3.17
Kulangsu 2017 Cultural 3 2.65
Liangzhu Archaeological Site 2019 Cultural 1 2.7
Longmen Grottoes 2000 Cultural 3 3.76
Lushan National Park 1996 Cultural 2 2.95
Macao 2005 Cultural 10 2.85
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor 1987 Cultural 5 4.15
Migratory Bird Sanctuaries 2019 Natural 0 0
Mogao Caves 1987 Cultural 4 4.12
Mount Emei, including Leshan Giant Buddha 1996 Mixed 5 3.8
Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan 2000 Cultural 3 3.42
Mount Sanqingshan 2008 Natural 1 3.97
Mount Taishan 1987 Mixed 6 3.69
Mount Wutai 2009 Cultural 3 3.59
Mount Wuyi 1999 Mixed 2 3.5
Mountain Resort, Chengde 1994 Cultural 5 3.64
Old Town of Lijiang 1997 Cultural 9 3.41
Peking Man Site 1987 Cultural 6 2.07
Ping Yao 1997 Cultural 5 3.64
Potala Palace 1994 Cultural 10 4.07
Qinghai Hoh Xil 2017 Natural 1 2.42
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries 2006 Natural 4 3.5
Silk Roads 2014 Cultural 6 3.08
Site of Xanadu 2012 Cultural 2 1.79
South China Karst 2007 Natural 6 3.62
Summer Palace 1998 Cultural 8 3.81
Temple of Heaven 1998 Cultural 11 3.7
Temple, Mansion and Cemetery of Confucius 1994 Cultural 6 3.28
Three parallel rivers of Yunnan 2003 Natural 4 3.54
Tusi Sites 2015 Cultural 2 2.11
West Lake 2011 Cultural 4 3.13
Wudang Mountains 1994 Cultural 3 3.63
Wulingyuan 1992 Natural 2 4.27
Xidi and Hongcun 2000 Cultural 4 3.45
Xinjiang Tianshan 2013 Natural 1 3.01
Yin Xu 2006 Cultural 1 3.12
Yungang Grottoes 2001 Cultural 2 3.99
Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art 2016 Cultural 2 2.21

Tentative List

SiteAddedScheduledReviews
Ancient Porcelain Kiln Site in China: The Yue-Kiln Site at Shanglin Lake 2008 1
Ancient Residences in Shanxi and Shaanxi Provinces 2008 1
Ancient Tea Plantations of Jingmai Mountain in Pu'er 2013 2
Archaeological Sites of the Ancient Shu State: Site at Jinsha and Joint Tombs of Boat- shaped Coffins in Chengdu City, S 2008 0
Badain Jaran Desert—Towers of Sand and Lakes 2019 0
Baiheliang Ancient Hydrological Inscription 2008 2
China Altay 2010 0
Chinese Section of the Silk Road 2008 2020 0
City Walls of the Ming and Qing Dynasties 2008 1
Dali Chanshan Mountain and Erhai Lake Scenic Spot 2001 1
Diaolou Buildings and Villages for Tibetan and Qiang Ethnic Groups 2008 0
Dong Villages 2013 0
Dongzhai Port Nature Reserve 1996 1
Dunhuang Yardangs 2015 0
Expansion Project of Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties: King Lujian's Tombs 2008 0
Fenghuang Ancient City 2008 2
Guancen Mountain -- Luya Mountain 2017 0
Guizhou Triassic Fossil Sites 2019 0
Haitan Scenic Spots 2001 0
Heaven Pit and Ground Seam Scenic Spot 2001 0
Historic Monuments and Sites of Ancient Quanzhou (Zayton) 2016 2020 2
Hua Shan Scenic Area 2001 1
Huangguoshu Scenic Area 2019 1
Hulun Buir Landscape & Birthplace of Ancient Minority 2017 0
Imperial Kiln Sites of Jingdezhen 2017 0
Jinfushan Scenic Spot 2001 1
Jinggangshan--North Wuyishan (Extension of Mount Wuyi) 2015 2021 0
Karakorum-Pamir 2010 0
Karez Wells 2008 0
Lingqu Canal 2008 0
Maijishan Scenic Spots 2001 1
Miao Nationality Villages in Southeast Guizhou Province 2008 0
Nanxi River 2001 0
Poyang Nature Reserve 1996 0
Qinghai Lake 2017 1
SanFangQiXiang 2013 1
Scenic and historic area of Sacred Mountains and Lakes 2017 0
ShuDao 2015 1
Site of Southern Yue State 2008 2
Sites for Liquor Making in China 2008 0
Sites of Hongshan Culture: The Niuheliang Archaeological Site, the Hongshanhou Archaeological Site, and Weijiawopu Archa 2013 1
Slender West Lake and Historic Urban Area in Yangzhou 2008 1
Taihang Mountain 2017 0
Taklimakan Desert-Populus euphratica Forests 2010 0
The Alligator Sinensis Nature Reserve 1996 1
The Ancient Waterfront Towns in the South of Yangtze River 2008 1
The Central Axis of Beijing (including Beihai) 2013 1
The Chinese Section of the Silk Roads 2016 2020 0
The Four Sacred Mountains as an Extension of Mt. Taishan 2008 2
The Lijiang River Scenic Zone at Guilin 1996 0
Tianzhushan 2015 0
Tulin-Guge Scenic and Historic Interest Areas 2015 0
Vertical Vegetation Landscape and Volcanic Landscape in Changbai Mountain 2017 1
Western Xia Imperial Tombs 2013 0
Wooden Structures of Liao Dynasty - Wooden Pagoda of Yingxian County, Main Hall of Fengguo Monastery of Yixian County 2013 1
Wudalianchi Scenic Spots 2001 1
Xinjiang Yardang 2015 0
Yalong, Tibet 2001 0
Yandang Mountain 2001 0
Yangtze Gorges Scenic Spot 2001 0

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