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Decision : CONF 208 VIII.C
Inscription: The Ancient City of Ping Yao (China)

The Ancient City of Ping Yao



C (ii)(iii)(iv)

The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the basis of criteria (ii), (iii) and (iv), considering that the Ancient City of Ping Yao is an outstanding example of a Han Chinese city of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (14th-20th centuries) that has retained all its features to an exceptional degree and in doing so provides a remarkably complete picture of cultural, social, economic, and religious development during one of the most seminal periods of Chinese history.


Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: China
Year: 1997
Decision Code: CONF 208 VIII.C