"UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia" Asia by tini58de

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There are fascinating sites in Asia that have been named UNESCO World Heritage sites.

So far I have visited

Lake Baikal near Irkutsk/Siberia

plus the following destinations in China:

The Great Wall,
the Emperor's Palace,
the Summer Palace and
the Temple of Heaven
in Beijing,

the Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties,
the Terracotta Army in Xi'an,
Huangshan and Mount Lushan

If you like to have a look at the official list, please refer to
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

  • Last visit to Asia: Jan 2001
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • SLLiew's Profile Photo
    Jul 13, 2007 at 11:58 PM

    Great snap shot of some of the best of Asia. Like the comparison of your personal impression vs Unesco descriptions.

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Apr 24, 2007 at 1:03 PM

    Haha, the great wall and the forbidden city are the two top dreams about Asia ! I forgot, of course the Terracotta Army in Xi'an

  • sue_stone's Profile Photo
    Dec 30, 2006 at 6:40 AM

    What interesting places - the Terracotta Army sounds amazing!

  • nepalgoods's Profile Photo
    Dec 17, 2006 at 4:59 AM

    Very impressive overview of UNESCO World Heritage places in China! China has now about 36 World Heritage places. So there is enough to see for your, to make another trip to China!

  • songlines's Profile Photo
    Jun 8, 2006 at 2:00 PM

    Thanks for your kind comment, I have enjoyed visiting your pages and photos, especially the Asian site. Greetings from Ireland

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Oct 31, 2005 at 3:08 AM

    Nice page! I enjoyed reading your personal impressions of these great sites.

  • Luchonda's Profile Photo
    Jan 13, 2005 at 11:24 PM

    Great and brief Asia description Tine!!

  • shrimp56's Profile Photo
    Dec 11, 2004 at 4:45 AM

    Nice page >>wink<<

  • ettenaj's Profile Photo
    Nov 7, 2004 at 8:40 AM

    The tarracotta army is unbelieveable, amazing :-))

  • sachara's Profile Photo
    Aug 14, 2004 at 12:08 AM

    Great page, Christine, as usual ! Wonderful pictures, especially the one of Huang Shan, it looks like a really enchanting place.


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