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Route Introduction

The steep canyons, golden deserts and extensive grasslands brings geographic varieties and nurtured cultural diversities in the Yellow River Basin, home to as many as 20 UNESCO-listed world heritage sites.

A route along the Yellow River would take you to the highlighted world heritages: start from the Mogao Grottoes, then stop at the Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries, Jiuzhaigou Valley, followed by Huanglong Scenic Area(famous for its calcified ponds, like Turkey’s Pamukkale), Xanadu Sites Museum, Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum (Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses), Mount Wutai, Pingyao Ancient Town, Yungang Grottoes, Longmen Grottoes, Yinxu (discovery of the first known Chinese writing-oracle bone scripts), and all the way to the “Centre of Heaven and Earth” Architecture Complex, Mount Tai and the Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family.

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World Heritage Sites
Mogao Caves
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries
Jiuzhaigou Valley
Site of Xanadu
The First Qin Emperor
Mount Wutai
Ancient City of Pingyao
Yungang Grottoes
Longmen Grottoes
Taishan Mountain
Temple and Cemetery of Confucius
Shaolin Pagoda

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