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Yungang Grottoes, China

cover photo by Lorenzo Francolino  

Location added by Lorenzo Francolino

 The information about this location have been automatically translated with Microsoft Translator.

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Coordinates : 40.111572, 113.132462 (Open in Google Maps)

Subjects : Become part of the World Heritage List of UNESCO in 2001, the caves of Yungang are representative Chinese statuary that flourished following the introduction of Buddhism in China, and is the most 'largest of the four major complexes rock caves of the country. From a photographic point of view the statues of the exterior facade of the caves and those inside the caves are the subjects more 'interesting.

Recommended equipment : Telephoto for details outside the caves

Best months : The caves are very visited by local tourists so it is advisable to go there (and photograph) the opening of the same in the early morning

How to get there : The Caves are located 16 kilometers south-west of the center of Datong, within half an hour by taxi (a taxi from the city center costs about 40 yuan) - alternatively take buses 3-1, 3-2, 10 or 12 (the ticket costs 1 yuan).

Visits : Opening hours: Summer (from April 15 to October 31): 8: 30-17: 00.Inverno (from early November to April 14): 8: 30-16: 30Biglietto input: 130 yuan per person (including 70 yuan for the ticket and 60 yuan for the caves 5:06)

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Sunrise: 04:59, Sunset: 20:00

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