Quanzhou City added onto the UNESCO World Heritage list

Source:  Published:2022-01-08 01:04:14  Browser times:145


In its 44th session of the World Heritage Committee being held in Fuzhou, on 25th July, UNESCO reviewed and added Quanzhou City onto the UNESCO World Heritage list. The name of the heritage on the list is Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China. The heritage, which is the 56th in China and the 5th in Fujian, comprises 22 relics around the city, such as Kaoyuan Temple, Statue of Lao Tze, Site, Confucian Temple, Qingjing Mosque, Site of Maritime Trade Office and Estuary Docks. The 22 relics of the 10th to 14th century, located around Quanzhou Bay, historically witnessed then trade prosperity and whirlpool of multiple cultures and religions.