Yungang Grottoes Pictures

The seated statue of Sakyamuni of Cave 20 is 13.7 meters (45 feet) high, which is the representative statue of Yungang Caves.

The Yungang Grottoes in Datong are one of the largest grottoes in China, along with Mogao Caves in Dunhuang, Longmen Grottoes in Luoyang and Maiji Caves in Tianshui. Lying at the foot of the Wuzhou Mountain, this site has 45 main caves, 252 shrines and over 51,000 figures, representing the outstanding Buddhist art of China during the 5th and 6th Century. Attraction Intro: Yungang Grottoes
  • The seated statue of Sakyamuni of Cave 20 is 13.7 meters (45 feet) high, which is the representative statue of Yungang Caves.
  • Marvelous exterior of Cave 11 of Yungang Caves, Datong of Shanxi Province.
  • The main image in Cave 13 is an exquisitely carved cross-lagged Buddha statue wearing a jewelled crown, a bracelet and a snake-shaped necklace, Yungang Caves.
  • Various Buddha statues in Cave 10, seated, standing or cross-legged are all true to life, Yungang Caves.
  • Pagoda-shaped pillar in the center of this cave is delicately carved with Buddha statues of various postures, Yungang Caves.
1 of 17 photos
media recommendationfeatured on media