Yangshuo UNESCO – UNESCO sites in Yangshuo
Last Update: 6th November 2019
What are the UNESCO sites in Yangshuo?
Yangshuo is dotted with tens of World Natural Heritage Site. Many of them are located along the Li River and please see details of the Yangshuo UNESCO sites as outlined below.
Yangshuo UNESCO Sites
- Yangshuo Karst (as part of South China Karst)
On 23rd June 2014, Yangshuo Karst as part of the South China Karst was listed in the list of UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. It includes peak clusters in Putao Village and several villages in Yangshuo Countryside, and tens of hills along the Li River, including Xialong Scenery, Snail Hill at the western bank of the river, 2.5 kilometers west of Xingping Old Town, Nine-horse Fresco Hil, Yellow Cloth Reflection, Langshi Village with karst hills and old buildings, Yangdi, Wangfu Rock, Ox Karst Valley with tens of karst hills offering stalactites on the walls, Longtou Hill and much more.
- Lijiang River Scenic Zone
The Lijiang River Scenic Zone in Yangshuo is mainly located in the southwestern part of the Lijiang River Basin in Guilin City, and a small part is located at the junction of the Lingqu Canal and Xiangjiang Rivers at the northern end of the Lijiang River Basin.
The zone is the largest and most concentrated area of karst landforms in the Lijiang River Basin. The karst there is the representative of Guilin Karst. It consists of a random combination of hills in different shapes, clear waters, green fields, caves and strange rocks.
Visit Xianggong Hill