Views of Yungang Grottoes in N China’s Shanxi-
Ancient grotto temples show influences from far afield being utilized for Buddhist art.
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In pics: protection and restoration team of Yungang Grottoes Research Institute in Shanxi; Huaxia; Xinhua
Various technologies have been adopted to digitize the 1,500-year-old Yungang Grottoes in Datong, north China’s Shanxi Province, to permanently preserve the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Cultural heritage keeps people together and reminds them that, in spite of times such as the COVID-19 pandemic, traditions and values are passed from one generation to the next.
The ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes, the Yungang Grottoes are located near the city of Datong in the province of Shanxi. Besides Longmen and Mogao, the Yungang Grottoes are one of the most famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites in China.