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|Sakyamuni (Northern Wei) in the Yungang Grottoes|
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 architecture and 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.
Stamp featuring the Sakyamuni (Northern Wei) in the Yungang Grottoes
Series: Yungang Grottoes
|Category||Buddhist Image World Heritage|