Archaeologists recently discovered a city road dating back over 3,000 years in Yinxu, or the Yin Ruins, in Anyang city of Central China’s Henan province, offering new insight on archaeological studies of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Italy and China take away all the limelight as the countries with the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. But, do you know which other countries also boast of a significant number of such prominent sites?Well, here we are with the list of countries that are home to a big number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. How many did you know of?
Fanjing Mountain nature reserve attracts visitors with its stunning scenery and upgraded facilities.
Source: The peak of popularity
Venture off the beaten path to explore places lost in time, from Italy to Egypt.
The 22nd PIP Festival kicked off on September 19 in Pingyao, a UNESCO world cultural heritage site known for its well-preserved ancient architecture, in Shanxi Province.
When Zhang Han set foot inside the Liangzhu Museum in Hangzhou, capital of East China’s Zhejiang Province, the 10-year-old put on a pair of augmented reality (AR) glasses and embarked on a tour that took him back more than 5,000 years.
Embark on a journey of discovery through Jiangsu Province and experience the history and legacy of China’s Maritime Silk Road.
Huangshan Mountain, a UNESCO world heritage site in East China’s Anhui province, has seen the number of tourists rise in July, according to the management committee of the scenic area.
Home to more than 2,000 incredibly rare and sublimely carved Buddhist painted statues, the fascinating Shuanglin Temple in the ancient town of Pingyao, Shanxi province, made it to UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1997. Behind the coveted glory, however, lies the arduous efforts of curators and preservationists who went beyond their call of duty to protect the over 1,400-year-old edifice from crumbling.
Source: The sentinels of Shuanglin
Pingyao is a fine example of the well-preserved Han civilization. Plans are afoot to further protect local heritage, report Yang Feiyue in Beijing and Sun Ruisheng in Taiyuan.
Source: Path of history
Xinhua Silk Road: World heritage site Quanzhou strives to be model in cultural heritage protection, utilization; Cision; PR Newswire
It has been one year since “Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China” was added to the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List, and Quanzhou, a coastal city in east China’s Fujian Province, has made great efforts throughout the year to build itself into a model in world heritage site protection and utilization.
Huangshan Mountain, a UNESCO world heritage site in east China’s Anhui Province, has seen a rising number of tourists, thanks to effective containment of the COVID-19 resurgences.
As an UNESCO world heritage site, the Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City officially opened its vital Laohuling site to the public for first time on July 6.
The planet’s most threatened flight path, and the $3 billion plan to protect it; Neil Lewis, Woojin Lee & Carlotta Dotto; CNN
Twice a year, billions of birds migrate thousands of miles across the world. But their journeys are getting more dangerous as the crucial pit stops they rely on are being developed and destroyed.
Last year, the construction of national cultural parks involving cultural landmarks, including the Grand Canal, was a major public cultural services project mentioned in the country’s 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25).
An independent taxonomist and his team of volunteers are moving mountains in Xinjiang to discover new species of flora and protect endangered ones through artificial propagation…
Source: Penchant for plants