Abstract: With a long history, profound culture, and great minds, Jiangsu has a lot of cultural relics scenic spots, which is of great significance to the protection and utilization of cultural relics and the development of cultural tourism industry. In this paper, based on the selection of tourist spots in Jiangsu Province (2A and above), major cultural relic attractions in Jiangsu are identified by using the lists of historical and cultural sites protected at the national level（the first batch to the eighth batch) and historical and cultural sites protected at the provincial level（the first batch to the eighth batch) as the data sources. Referring to Historical Relic Atlas of China Jiangsu, National Cultural Protecting Nnits, and Dictionary of Chinese Cultural Relics, we have collected and organized information about cultural relics scenic spots, and designed a data table that includes basic attribute, immovable cultural relic attribute, scenic spot attribute and relative historical and cultural attribute. A dataset of major cultural relics scenic spots in Jiangsu is created. This dataset contains 199 records and 15 fields, which will play a positive role in the information sharing of cultural relics scenic spots in Jiangsu, exploring the historical and cultural connotation, studying Chinese culture, and promoting the cultural tourism industry of Jiangsu Province.
Keywords: cultural relics scenic spots; immovable cultural relics; cultural tourism; historical GIS