Yungang Grottoes

imageimageimageimageimageimageimageimageimageimageimageThe Yungang Grottoes one of the great treasures houses of ancient statuary in the world. It took us 4 hours drive from Beijing to reach the site. While on our way, i also enjoyed seeing the countryside, my eyes were filled of beautiful images. Yungang Grottoes is part of Shanxi Pronvince, China. The site has 252 caves and niches, it contains 51,000 statues. They said, it also has the highest quality of artistic for Chinese buddhist and the decorations are world famous in their bright colours and also has a rare themes. Cameras were strictly not allowed for several caves, beautiful caves, it has amazing arts and statues. I could not imagine how well conserved the sites is. Be sure to come early when you go there, to at least take some beautiful photos to avoid crowding in.


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