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Yungang Grottoes – Wikipedia

The Yungang Grottoes ( simplified Chinese: 云冈石窟; traditional Chinese: 雲崗石窟; pinyin: Yúngāng Shíkū ; Wuzhoushan Grottoes in ancient time) are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong in the province of Shanxi. They are excellent examples of rock-cut architecture and one of the three most famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China.


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Almost all of us are familiar with China’s great man-made attractions. The Forbidden City in Beijing. The Terracotta Warriors of Xi’an. Shanghai’s

Yúngāng Caves in Dàtóng, China

Pass through the slick visitors centre and a re-created temple on a lake before arriving at the caves. You may find some caves shut for restoration and this is done on a rotational basis; at the time of writing Caves 11 to 13 and 18 to 19 were closed to visitors.

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