Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains
The Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains has been made a WHS for its many Taoist monasteries and secular buildings which have had a profound influence on Chinese art and architecture.
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Dazu Rock Carvings
The Rock Carvings in Dazu, southwest China, are highly authentic, have high aesthetic qualities and show the coming together of Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism.
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Huang Shan (meaning Yellow Mountain) is a mountain range that has played a leading role in the cultural, literary and artistic history of China because of its scenic beauty.
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The Itsukushima Shinto Shrine is a traditional Shinto religious centre set as an artistic creation in its natural environment.
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The Jongmyo Shrine is the earliest surviving Confucian royal ancestrian shrine. It was dedicated to the memorial services for the deceased kings and queens of the Korean Joseon Dynasty.
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Kii Mountain Range
The Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range are testimony to the Shinto belief and its fusion into Shinto-Buddhism.
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Lushan National Park
Lushan National Park is a cultural landscape known for its natural beauty. It has inspired many Chinese artists, writers, philosophers and scientists.
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Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System
Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiang Irrigation System are two separate sites located in the Sichuan province of southwest China.
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Mount Tai (Chinese: Tai Shan) is a mountain of historical and cultural significance located north of the city of Tai'an, in Shandong Province.
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Mount Wuyi, located at Fuijan province, is the most outstanding biodiversity conservation zone of Southeast China.
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The Shrines and Temples of Nikko are a traditional Japanese religious centre with Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples.
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The Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove is a sacred forest that is the cradle of Yoruba cultural traditions. It is the domicile of Osun, the Yoruba goddess of fertility.
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Temple of Heaven
The Temple of Heaven was the place where the Emperor of the Ming and Qing dynasties would worship heaven and pray for good harvests.
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Temple, Mansion and Cemetery of Confucius
The Temple and Cemetery of Confucius, and the Kong Family Mansion are three important sites in Confucianism.
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Tombs of Buganda Kings
The Tombs of Buganda Kings in Kasubi are regarded as the major spiritual centre for the Buganda people, the largest Ugandan ethnic group.
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Tongariro National Park
Tongariro National Park is an associative cultural landscape of active volcanic mountains that hold a number of Maori religious sites.
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Tsodilo holds unique religious and spiritual significance to local peoples, as well as a unique record of human settlement over many millennia.
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