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China Grand Canal and Silk Road are included in World Heritage 2014-06-23

 

According to Xinhua News Agency on the 22nd, at the 38th World Heritage Conference in Doha, Qatar, the Silk Road, jointly declared by China's Grand Canal, China, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, has been approved for inclusion in the World Heritage List. So far, the total number of World Heritage sites that have been declared successful in China has reached 47. “Silk Road: the initial section and the road network of the Tianshan Corridor” is a multi-national cultural heritage. It is the longest cultural heritage route in the world. The route spans nearly 5,000 kilometers. It includes the central town relics, trade cities, traffic relics, and religion. There are 33 representative relics of the five types of relics and associated relics. There are 22 archaeological sites and ancient buildings in China. The Grand Canal of China is the largest and oldest inland waterway system built by the country. It stretches for 3,000 kilometers and spans two municipalities and six provinces. The declared series of heritages include 27 sections of river heritage, with a total length of 1011 kilometers. 58 places. At the end of last year, the State Administration of Cultural Heritage identified the first batch of application points for the Grand Canal. The official text of the city was “two paragraphs”. The upper reaches of the Zhedong Canal - Yuyao Section: Also known as the Yuyu Canal, it starts from the Cao'e River in Zhaojia Village, Baiguan Street, Shangyu, Shaoxing, and ends at the intersection of the Yuyao Canal in Yuyao, Ningbo, and Yaojiang. The total length of the canal is about 25 kilometers long and finally flows into the mainstream of Yaojiang. Among them, the river channel flowing through Ningbo City is called the Mayu section of the Yuyu Canal. It starts from the Changba Gate and consists of the rivers such as the Mawei Henghe River, the Hutang River and the Majizhong River. Historically, there were bridges. A number of water conservancy facilities such as the fiber road, the dam, the Doumen, the gate, the ferry, the warehouse and the hall. Zhedong Canal Ning Band: It starts from the Sanjiangkou of Yuyao Zhangting, a major town in the water and land transportation, along the basic artificial Cijiang River Road to Cicheng in the ancient county of Jiangnan, and then to the south through the port of Shumen, ending at Xiaoxiba and connecting with Yaojiang. The total mileage is about 23 kilometers. Sanjiangkou, which is declared in the form of Qing'an Hall: Geographically speaking, China's Grand Canal is north to Beijing, south to Hangzhou, west to Luoyang, and east to Ningbo. The “East to Ningbo” here can be understood as the eastern end of the Grand Canal in the Sanjiangkou of Ningbo. The Qing'an Hall in Sanjiangkou is located at the important node of the two major routes of China's Grand Canal and Maritime Silk Road. It is not only the management facilities of the Grand Canal, but also the temple of the gods, enshrining the maritime protection of the god Mazu, so Known as the "Tianhou Temple."