Tag: CN – Yungang Grottoes

In pics: protection and restoration team of Yungang Grottoes Research Institute in Shanxi; Huaxia; Xinhua

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Digital technologies used to rebuild 1,500-year-old grottoes in virtual world; CGTN

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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.

Source: Digital technologies used to rebuild 1,500-year-old grottoes in virtual world

From virtual tours to relics’ rescue; Wang Kaihao; China Daily

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.

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Yungang Grottoes and other relics set for a digital rebirth; Wang Yiqing; China Daily

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Caps on number of visitors to be implemented at grotto temple sites; Wang Kaihao; China Daily

The National Cultural Heritage Administration and Ministry of Culture and Tourism jointly released an announcement last week demanding administrations of all ancient grotto temple sites across the country to set caps on the number of daily visits to ensure longevity of such cultural heritage and the safety of tourists.

Source: Caps on number of visitors to be implemented at grotto temple sites

Museum technology: 3D printing Yungan Grottoes; Alice Sarsfield-Hall; blooloop

Thanks to museum technology advances in 3D printing, the Yungang Grottoes in China can become travelling exhibition from the ZJUMAA.

Source: Museum technology: 3D printing Yungan Grottoes | blooloop

The Yungang Grottoes are the best preserved Buddhist cave art in China; Vintage News

China – Yungang Grottoes

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.

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Buddha statues at grottoes across China; Xinhua

 

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2001, the Yungang Grottoes contain more than 51,000 statues of the Buddha, with the largest measuring 17 meters high and the smallest two centimeters.

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Grand Sceneries of Yungang Grottoes in Shanxi; Mi Xingang; china.org.cn

 

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