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Asia | Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang, China. Home to tens of thousands of statues of Buddha and his disciples.

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Walking in the streets of the old part of Luoyang is like travelling in the #China that I imagined when I was younger.

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Emmy DE * UNESCO World Heritage Site: Longmen Grottoes are one of the finest examples of Chinese Buddhist art. CHINA

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This is one of the coolest places I've ever been to. Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang, Henan, China (UNESCO WHS)

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Trip to the Zhou: Remains of horses and chariots unearthed from tomb dating back to 3,000-year-old Chinese dynasty

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China - The Longmen Grottoes or Longmen Caves are one of the finest examples of Chinese Buddhist art. There are as many as 100,000 statues within the 1,400 caves, ranging from an 1 inch (25 mm) to 57 feet (17 m) in height. The area also contains nearly 2,500 stelae and inscriptions, whence the name “Forest of Ancient Stelae, as well as over sixty Buddhist pagodas. #RTW #travel www.goachi.com

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Longmen Caves in Luoyang, Henan, China ~ one of the finest examples of Chinese Buddhist art ~ There are as many as 100,000 statues within the 1,400 caves, ranging from an 1 inch to 57 feet in height ~ on UNESCO World Heritage List as “an outstanding manifestation of human artistic creativity"

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No. 15 Longmen Grottoes, China

most-visited ancient ruins: Longmen Grottoes, China

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