Slender West Lake and Historic Urban Area in Yangzhou

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Slender West Lake and Historic Urban Area in Yangzhou is part of the Tentative list of China in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List. This site (or parts of it) has already been inscribed under Grand Canal WHS.

Slender West Lake in Yangzhou is a typical demonstration of Chinese traditional public tourism destination, representing the taste and life style in Chinese traditional society. He Garden and Ge Garden are the representative works and outstanding example of Chinese art of garden design. Historic Urban Area in Yangzhou shows the principles and thoughts of Chinese city plan and construction, as well as the special way of development of Chinese old commercial cities.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Bei Zhao

China - 29-Nov-12 -

They are fantastic sites both Slender West Lake and old town of Yangzhou. The food and tea of Yangzhou are all excellent. The only problem is that it's always crowded in such "slender" park and town, where is hard to taste the sophisticated beauty by heart.


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Full Name
Slender West Lake and Historic Urban Area in Yangzhou
Country
China
Added
2008
Type
Cultural
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2008 Added to Tentative List

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Slender West Lake and Historic Urban Area in Yangzhou (T)
WHS 1997-2021