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Quanzhou added to UNESCO World Heritage List


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2021 Jul 26, 8:48, Quanzhou

East China's port city of Quanzhou, once hailed as "the very great and noble city" by the Italian explorer Marco Polo, won UNESCO World Cultural Heritage status Sunday, bringing the total number of the country's UNESCO World Heritage sites to 56

UNESCO accepted "Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China" as a cultural property on its World Heritage List amid the ongoing 44th session of the World Heritage Committee held in Fuzhou, capital of east China's Fujian Province.

Aerial photo taken on July 8, 2021 shows Anping Bridge in Anhai Town of Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province.

Luoyang Bridge in Quanzhou (Photo Via Xinhua)
Luoyang Bridge in Quanzhou (Photo Via Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on July 9, 2021 shows Luoyang Bridge in Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province. 

Tianhou Temple in Licheng District of Quanzhou City (Photo Via Xinhua)
Tianhou Temple in Licheng District of Quanzhou City (Photo Via Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on July 8, 2021, shows Tianhou Temple in Licheng District of Quanzhou City, southeast China's Fujian Province. 

east and west pagodas of Kaiyuan Temple in Quanzhou (Photo Via Xinhua)
east and west pagodas of Kaiyuan Temple in Quanzhou (Photo Via Xinhua)

Photo taken on July 7, 2021, shows the east and west pagodas of Kaiyuan Temple in Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province. 

Cizao Kilns in Jinjiang, Quanzhou (Photo Via Xinhua)
Cizao Kilns in Jinjiang, Quanzhou (Photo Via Xinhua)

Photo taken on July 12, 2021, shows a site of Cizao Kilns in Jinjiang, Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province

China's "Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China" was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List as a cultural site on Sunday, bringing the total number of the country's UNESCO World Heritage sites to 56

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