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Mount Huangshan

Mount Huangshan

Sunday, February 16, 2014 9:33

Celebrated during much of Chinese art and literature history (for example in the shanshui "mountain and water" style, mid-16th century), Huangshan, the most beautiful mountain in China, is always the same fascination on visitors, poets, painters and photographers of ...

Landscape panoramic Mount Emei, including the panoramic landscape of the great Buddha of Leshan

Landscape panoramic Mount Emei, including the panoramic landscape of the great Buddha of Leshan

Thursday, February 13, 2014 18:33

It is here, in the landscape of great beauty on the Mount Emei in Sichuan, that was built in the century r the first Chinese Buddhist temple. The subsequent multiplication of the temples made this site one of the ...

Mount Wuyi

Mount Wuyi

Saturday, February 8, 2014 7:22

The mount Wuyi area is considered the most exceptional for the conservation of biodiversity in the southeast of China. It is a refuge for many species relics, many of which are endemic to China. The serene beauty of the ...

Region of interest scenic and historic Wulingyuan

Region of interest scenic and historic Wulingyuan

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 9:21

Stretching over more than 26,000 ha in the province of Hunan, the site is dominated by more than 3,000 pillars and peaks of quartzite sandstone, many of which have more than 200 m high. It is also characterized by ...

Region of interest scenic and historic Jiuzhaigou Valley

Region of interest scenic and historic Jiuzhaigou Valley

Sunday, February 2, 2014 18:20

Extending over an area of 72,000 hectares in the North of the province of Sichuan, Jiuzhaigou Valley, extremely rugged, culminates more than 4,800 m above sea level and thus includes a series of very diverse forest ecosystems. Its superb ...

Region of interest scenic and historic Huanglong

Region of interest scenic and historic Huanglong

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:16

In the Northwest of the province of Sichuan, Huanglong area includes peaks covered with eternal snow and Chinese glacier lies to the East. In addition to its mountain landscapes of diverse forest ecosystems, associated with spectacular Karst formations, waterfalls ...

The three rivers parallel to the Yunnan protected areas

The three rivers parallel to the Yunnan protected areas

Sunday, January 26, 2014 15:25

Composed of eight groups of protected areas in the national park of the three parallel rivers, in the mountainous Northwest of the Yunnan province, 1.7 million hectares site includes portions of the headwaters of three of the major rivers ...

Sanctuaries of the Sichuan - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains giant panda

Sanctuaries of the Sichuan – Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains giant panda

Friday, January 24, 2014 17:25

The Sichuan giant panda sanctuaries contain more than 30% of the world's giant pandas in danger of extinction, extend over 924 500 hectares and include seven nature reserves and nine scenic parks in the Qionglai and Jiajin Mountains. The ...

South China Karst

South China Karst

Monday, January 13, 2014 9:12

The South China Karst region extends over an area of half a million square kilometres mainly in the provinces of Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi. It is one of the most spectacular examples of humid tropical and subtropical karst landscapes. ...

Mount Sanqingshan national park

Mount Sanqingshan national park

Friday, January 10, 2014 15:47

Mount Sanqingshan national park. This site of 22,950 ha, located at the West end of Huaiyu mountains, northeast of the province of Jiangxi (Central-East China) was inscribed for the exceptional scenery, remarkable aesthetic quality by the presence of 48 ...