Chengde Mountain Resort and its outlying temples World Heritage Site

UNESCO culture heritage of Chengde, Hebei Province, China

Mountain Resort, Chengde
UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Mountain Resort, Chengde
LocationChengde, Hebei, China
Part ofMountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde
CriteriaCultural: (ii), (iv)
Reference703
Inscription1994 (18th session)
Coordinates40°59′15″N 117°56′15″E / 40.98750°N 117.93750°E / 40.98750; 117.93750Coordinates: 40°59′15″N 117°56′15″E / 40.98750°N 117.93750°E / 40.98750; 117.93750
Chengde Mountain Resort is located in Hebei
Chengde Mountain Resort
Location of Chengde Mountain Resort in Hebei
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Chengde Mountain Resort is located in China
Chengde Mountain Resort
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Chengde Mountain Resort
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese避暑山庄
Traditional Chinese避暑山莊
Literal meaningMountain Estate for Avoiding the Heat
Ligong
Simplified Chinese离宫
Traditional Chinese離宮
Literal meaningdetached palace
Manchu name
Manchu scriptHalhūn1.png
RomanizationHalhūn be jailara gurung

The Mountain Resort in Chengde (Chinese: 避暑山庄; Manchu: Halhūn1.png Halhūn be jailara gurung) or Ligong (离宫), is a large complex of imperial palaces and gardens situated in the city of Chengde in Hebei, China. Because of its vast and rich collection of Chinese landscapes and architecture, the Mountain Resort in many ways is a culmination of all the variety of gardens, pagodas, temples and palaces from various regions of China.[1]

It is one of China's four famous gardens, World Heritage Site, national relic protection unit and Class 5A Tourist Attractions in China.[2]

  1. ^ Journal of garden history, Volume 19. Taylor & Francis from University of California. 1999.
  2. ^ "中华人民共和国文化和旅游部". www.mcprc.gov.cn. Archived from the original on 2007-11-11. Retrieved 2018-07-05.

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