Zhejiang: Liangzhu Ruins Added to UNESCO List


Source: People's Daily

With the Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City added to the UNESCO World Heritage List on Saturday, the number of China's items on the list has increased to 55. It ranks the country at the top globally. The new addition, located in Zhejiang province, reveals an early regional state. It had a unified belief system based on rice cultivation in Late Neolithic China, according to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. The site is open to online reservations for visits starting on Sunday, limited to 3,000 visitors each day.