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Address: Longmen Town, Luolong District, Luoyang 471023, China
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The Highlight of the Grottos

The biggest Buddha statue of the Grottos is definitely the highlight. On the sides flanked by other big statues. The best thing here was that the visitors were waiting for taking... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

The biggest Buddha statue of the Grottos is definitely the highlight. On the sides flanked by other big statues. The best thing here was that the visitors were waiting for taking a picture with the big Buddha. It is a good way up the stairs, but it feels like accomplishing something. The other thing neccessary is to look and to... More 

Thank paukie
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

It was an amazing historical trail, my children loved it! The carvings on the cave walls were intricate and I could not imagine how they did this with minimal and non sophisticated tools during those time. The surroundings are peaceful and the lake is just gorgeous for a boat ride.

Thank petsal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Well preserved, and simply a masterpiece. It is worth all the walk and the hot sun to see this part.

Thank CharetMelbourne
Picton, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is by far the most spectacular Cave of the Longmen Grottoes and the largest one. Make sure to spend a good time admiring the magnificence of this cave carvings and monumental statues.

Thank JosePablin
Quebec City, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

It is definitely worth the visit to the grottoes. Dont forget to take a ride in a boat or go on the other side of the river to see the size of it all from a distance. There seems to be lights on at night, though possibly only during the summer months.

Thank Stacia R
New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

An amazing view on either side to Yi River in the central Chinese State of Henan. Longmen Grottoes are one of the best examples of rock cut Buddhist caves anywhere in the world. Dating back to 5th Century AD, Longmen Grottoes are an outstanding example of China's ancient Buddhist cave art. Mount Longmen is dotted with Buddhist caves of different... More 

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