World Heritage in China

The-Yin-Ruins

01 Apr: World Heritage in China: The Yin Ruins

Lying about 2 kilometers northwest of Anyang City, the Yin Ruins covers an area of 30 square km. It was once the capital of the Shang Dynasty empire 3,300 years ago and is the first capital ruins with a historical record confirmed by oracles and archaeological excavations. “Yin” was the ancient name for the Shang Dynasty (1600 BC -1100 BC).

Imperial Mausoleums of Ming and Qing Dynasties

01 Apr: World Heritage in China: Imperial Mausoleums of Ming and Qing Dynasties

In 2000. the 24th World Heritage Committee Conference held in Cairns, Australia, decided that three imperial Mausoleums of Ming and Qing dynasties in China be listed as world cultural heritage sites, namely Xianling Mausoleum of the Ming Dynasty (Zhongxiang city, Hubei Province), Dongling Mausoleum (Zunhua city, Hebei Province) and Xiling Mausoleum of the Qing Dynasty (Yi County, Hebei Province).