China Travel News Tag:west lake (3 news)

West Lake Cultural Landscape in China Inscribed on World Heritage List

Date: 6/26/2011 7:17:00 PM by joyce Tags: West Lake World Heritage List

West Lake Cultural Landscape

According to the news from the 35th World Heritage Convention held in Paris, West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou in China is officially added to the World Cultural Heritage List, which is the 29th world cultural landscape heritage site of China. Before then, China’s Mt. Lu and Mt. Wutai have been in the world cultural landscape heritage list. Up to now, China has 41 World Heritage Si

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Two Beauty Spots in China Added to 2011 World Heritage Site Candidate List

Date: 5/5/2011 9:35:00 PM by miffy Tags: West Lake

Wudalianchi Lakes

According to the announcement of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, the 35th World Heritage Convention will be held from June 19th to 29th in Paris, during which the world heritage committee will deliberate on the application projects. China’s Wudalianchi Lakes in Heilongjiang Province and West Lake Scenic Area in Zhejiang Province are resp

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West Lake to Bring Romance for Chinese Valentine's Day

Date: 8/23/2009 8:33:00 PM by chinatravel Tags: West Lake Hangzhou Chinese Valentine''s Day

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Qixi Festival, also known as Double Sevens Festival or Chinese Valentines' Day, falls on the seventh day of the seven lunar month.  Qixi - literally the "night of sevens" - is the nearest Chinese equivalent to the Western St Valentine's Day tradition. This year the festival takes place on August 26th and already bookings for romantic getaways are going off the scale.

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