Longmen Caves Henan, China

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Stretching for a half-mile along the west bank of a river, this site includes some 1,350 caves and 40 pagodas, filled with thousands of Buddhist statues carved out of the hard limestone cliffs.

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318193
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Near Luoyang, Henan Province, China
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34.552783° N, 112.470131° E

References & Resources

  1. Donors of Longmen: Faith, Politics and Patronage in Medieval Chinese Buddhist Sculpture

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Longmen Caves (Henan, China)
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April 11, 2015