The Wudang World Heritage Ancient Building Complex: Daoism Networks and Influences on Chinese Cultural Promotion

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Kim One
chinun Boonrueng
Anucha Tumapa


               The Ancient Building Complex in Wudang Mountain may be the current reflection of the relationship between politics and religions which many people may understand that religion is forbidden in Chinese society. The policies of spreading Chinese culture, it now accepts and opens opportunities for many religions to make activities more broadly. After being restored and listed as the World Heritage Site in 1994, the Ancient Building Complex in Wudang Mountain has become the center of Daoism, the religion originated in China, by establishing the domestic and foreign networks. It also promotes tourism to support the economic growth of government agencies. This article summarizes the management of Local government and Daoist organizations in the Wudang Mountain area, the international integration, the building and its restoration of buildings under the belief in the northern God. As well as the tourism and product certification under the guarantee of the Wudang Mountain, this site seems to be unique among all Chinese World Heritage Sites.


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Kim, O., Boonrueng, chinun, & Tumapa, A. (2019). The Wudang World Heritage Ancient Building Complex: Daoism Networks and Influences on Chinese Cultural Promotion. ARU Research Journal Humanities and Social Sciences, 6(2), 85-94. Retrieved from
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