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International Philatelic Exhibition Taipei '93: Out-Door Giant Buddha, Yungang Caves

The Yungang Grottoes, formerly the Wuzhoushan Grottoes, are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong  in the province of Shanxi.  They are excellent examples of rock cut archotectureand one of the three most famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China.  In 2001, the Yungang Grottoes were made a UNESCO World Heritage  Site. The Yungang Grottoes are considered by UNESCO to be a "masterpiece of early Chinese Buddhist cave art.

Issued Country Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Issued Year 1993
Category Buddhist Image World Heritage Buddhist Arts Theme 1: : World Buddhist Heritage Through Stamps
Type Commemorative/Special Stamps
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