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Yungang Caves

Yungang Caves, one of China's four most famous "Buddhist Caves Art Treasure Houses", is located about sixteen kilometers west of Datong, Shanxi Province. There exists 53 caves, most of which are made during the Northern Wei Dynasty between 460 and 494 AD, and over 51, 000 stone sculptures. It extends one kilometer from east to west and can be fallen into three major groups.



  The first group (including Cave 1, Cave 2, Cave 3 and Cave 4) are at the eastern end separated from others.… Continue

Added by lily-huohuo on January 31, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

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