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A tour to Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China

2021-Jul-26       Source: Xinhuanet.com

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

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.

Quanzhou, a coastal city in China's Fujian Province, was a global maritime trade center back in the Song and Yuan dynasties.

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 25, 2019 shows the Xiacaopu Iron Production Site in Qingyang Village of Anxi County, Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province. (Xinhua)

Photo taken on July 7, 2021 shows the Statue of Lao Tze in Fengze District of Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province. (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)

Photo taken on July 6, 2021 shows the Islamic Tombs in Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan)

Photo taken on July 6, 2021 shows the Confucius Temple in Quanzhou City, southeast China's Fujian Province. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan)

Photo taken on July 8, 2021 shows the Site of the Maritime Trade Office in Quanzhou City, southeast China's Fujian Province. (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)

People walk on the Anping Bridge in Anhai Town of Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, July 8, 2021. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)

Aerial photo taken on July 7, 2021 shows the Jiuri Mountain Wind-Praying Inscriptions in Nan'an of Quanzhou City, southeast China's Fujian Province. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)

Aerial photo taken on July 7, 2021 shows the remains of Deji Gate and the surrounding city landscape in Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province. Quanzhou, a coastal city in Fujian Province, was a global maritime trade center back in the Song and Yuan dynasties. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)

Editor: Monica Liu

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