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World Cultural Heritage: Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains


16:46, July 09, 2013

Tianzhu Peak architectural complex (CNTV)

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Date of Inscription: 1994

Assessment of the World Heritage Committee

The imperial palaces and temples in the ancient building in the Wudang Mountains reflect the common customs and the architecture of religious buildings as well as artistic achievement during the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. The ancient building complex is located at the beautiful Wudang Mountains in Hubei Province, and began to take shape in the Ming Dynasty. The Taoist buildings can date back to the 7th century, which represent the highest level of Chinese art and architecture for thousands of years.

Chinese name: Wu Dang Shan Gu Jian Zhu Qun

English name: Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains

Code: 200-013

Based on the standards C (I) (II) (VI) for selecting world cultural heritage, the Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains was listed in the World Heritage List on December 15, 1994.

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