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Mount Qingcheng

Laojun Tower
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
A Taoist temple at Mount Qingcheng
Type Cultural
Criteria ii, iv, vi
Reference 1001
UNESCO region Asia-Pacific
Inscription history
Inscription 2000 (24th Session)

Mount Qingcheng (Chinese: 青城山; pinyin: Qīngchéng Shān) is a mountain in Dujiangyan, Sichuan, China. It is amongst the most important centres of Taoism (Daoism) in China. In Taoist mythology, it was the site of the Yellow Emperor's studies with Ning Fengzhi. As a centre of the Daoist religion it became host to many temples. The mountain has 36 peaks. It is home to Dujiangyan Giant Panda Center.

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  • Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System: the official UNESCO site


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