Yungang Grottoes Tours – Datong, Shanxi Province, China
About this place
Yungang Grottoes ,carved in A.D.460 ,1500 years ago,are a treasure house of art as famous as the
Ajanta Grottoes of India and the mammoth Buddha sculptures at Bamyan in Afghanistan.The Yungang
Grottoes were carved on the face of a low ridge ,stretching one kilometer from east to west;they
contain 254 miches and some 51,000 statures. Yungang is one of the most extensive grottoes in
China. In 2001, is was listed as one of UNESCO's "World Cultural Heritage"sites.
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