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World Cultural Heritage: The Ancient City of Ping Yao


15:49, July 10, 2013

The Ancient City of Ping Yao (CNTV)

Date of Inscription: 1997

Assessment of the World Heritage Commission:

The Ancient City of Ping Yao is the best preserved ancient county in China, as well as an example of Han Chinese cities in the Ming and Qing dynasties. During the development of Chinese history, the ancient city unfolds an extraordinary picture that shows the development of culture, society, economy and religion.

World Cultural Heritage: The Ancient City of Ping Yao

Chinese Name: Ping Yao Gu Cheng

English Name: The Ancient City of Ping Yao

Approval Date: December 1997

Heritage Category: Cultural heritage

Selection Criteria: Based on the standards C(II)(III)(IV) for selecting cultural heritage, the Ancient City of Ping Yao was listed on the World Heritage List.

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