Old Town of Lijiang (UNESCO/NHK)

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James Blake Wiener
by UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
published on 10 September 2018
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The Old Town of Lijiang in China, which is perfectly adapted to the uneven topography of this key commercial and strategic site, has retained a historic townscape of high quality and authenticity. Its architecture is noteworthy for the blending of elements from several cultures that have come together over many centuries. Lijiang also possesses an ancient water-supply system of great complexity and ingenuity that still functions effectively today.

Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
URL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/811/

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Kyokai, U. T. N. N. H. (2018, September 10). Old Town of Lijiang (UNESCO/NHK). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1402/old-town-of-lijiang-unesconhk/

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Kyokai, UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso. "Old Town of Lijiang (UNESCO/NHK)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 10, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1402/old-town-of-lijiang-unesconhk/.

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Kyokai, UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso. "Old Town of Lijiang (UNESCO/NHK)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Sep 2018. Web. 20 Oct 2021.