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People visit World Heritage Mt Wutai

2009-07-01 03:01:35 GMT2009-07-01 11:01:35 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

People visit Mt. Wutai in Wutai County, Xinzhou City, north China's Shanxi Province, June 30, 2009. (Xinhua/Meng Chenguang)

People visit Mt. Wutai in Wutai County, Xinzhou City, north China's Shanxi Province, June 30, 2009. (Xinhua/Meng Chenguang)

People visit Mt. Wutai in Wutai County, Xinzhou City, north China's Shanxi Province, June 30, 2009. (Xinhua/Meng Chenguang)

People visit Mt. Wutai in Wutai County, Xinzhou City, north China's Shanxi Province, June 30, 2009. (Xinhua/Meng Chenguang)

Mt. Wutai ("five terrace mountain"), the sacred Buddhist mountains, comprise of five continuous mountains with flat peaks at altitudes from 2,500 to 3,000 meters above sea level, were added to the UNESCO's World Heritage List on June 26, 2009 during the 33rd session of the World Heritage Committee in Seville, Spain.

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