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UNESCO World Heritage List

Sites with "outstanding universal value" to mankind are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List annually. Today, there are 911 sites around the world in the list.

The sites are categorised as cultural, natural or cultural and natural sites. They can consist of a single site or a group of sites under each inscription.

This page is a summary of World Heritage Sites that we have visited.

Yungang Grottoes

Country:
China
Location:
Shanxi Province, Datong City
Travel Information:
16km and 0.5 hours from Datong City.
Sites:
Single
Category:
Cultural
Inscription Year:
2001

Yungang Grottoes

Longmen Grottoes

Country:
China
Location:
Henan Province, Luoyang City
Travel Information:
134 km and 35mins from Zhengzhou City.
Sites:
Single
Category:
Cultural
Inscription Year:
2000

Longmen Grottoes

Historical Monuments of Dengfeng - In the Center of Heaven and Earth

Country:
China
Location:
Henan Province, Dengfeng City
Travel Information:
80 km and 1 hour from Zhengzhou City
Sites:
Multi
Category:
Cultural
Inscription Year:
2010

Shaolin Temple

The temple is one of the sites under the listing.

Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains

Country:
China
Location:
Hubei Province, Shiyan City
Travel Information:
56 km and 1 hour from Shiyan City
Sites:
Single
Category:
Cultural
Inscription Year:
1994

Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains

Dazu Rock Carvings

Country:
China
Location:
Chongqing Municipality, Dazu County
Travel Information:
130km and 2.5 hours from Chongqing City
Sites:
Multi
Category:
Natural
Inscription Year:
1999

Dazu Rock Carvings at Baoding Mountain

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