Quanzhou is believed to be the starting point of ancient China’s maritime trading route, now known as the Maritime Silk Road. Photo: Shutterstock
Quanzhou is believed to be the starting point of ancient China’s maritime trading route, now known as the Maritime Silk Road. Photo: Shutterstock

China aims to add ancient port of Quanzhou to Unesco’s World Heritage List

  • Application up for consideration when World Heritage Committee meets later this month
  • Chinese officials ‘cautiously optimistic’ of success this time

Quanzhou is believed to be the starting point of ancient China’s maritime trading route, now known as the Maritime Silk Road. Photo: Shutterstock
Quanzhou is believed to be the starting point of ancient China’s maritime trading route, now known as the Maritime Silk Road. Photo: Shutterstock
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