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China's Quanzhou added to UNESCO World Heritage List
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China's Quanzhou added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Photo shows the Qingjing Mosque in Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province. Built in 1009, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), it is one of the oldest Islamic monasteries in China. China's "Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song Dynasty (960-1279) and Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368)" was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List as a cultural site on Sunday, bringing the total number of the country's UNESCO World Heritage sites to 56.

Photo shows the Kaiyuan Temple, the largest Buddhist temple in Fujian Province. It is a testament to the coexistence of various religious arts.

Photo shows the Luoyang Bridge in Quanzhou. Built in 1053, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), it was a transportation hub connecting Quanzhou northward to Fuzhou and the nation's vast heartland.

Ecns.cnGu Yetao

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