The Yungang Grottoes are ancient Chinese SONY DSCBuddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong in the province of Shanxi.  All togetherSONY DSC the site is composed of 252 grottoes with more than 51,000 Buddha statues and statuettes cut out of the rocks.

One of the grottoes was called one of the three most famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China and in 2001, and so the Yungang Grottoes were made a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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