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Wuguantun Grotto

Yungang Gou, Urban Area, Datong 037006, China
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Very Impressive

Getting there is a big chore but fortunately it is rewarding. The beginning of the walk through the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rowland45
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Iowa City, Iowa
It's awesome but keep in mind that Yungang Grotto and Wuguantun Grotto are one place ;)

In Trip Advisor there are two different places worth see - Yungang and Wugantun Grotto - but it's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hydroxymethane
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Gdynia, Poland
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Yungang Gou, Urban Area, Datong 037006, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Getting there is a big chore but fortunately it is rewarding. The beginning of the walk through the grottos is a tourist trap full of souvenir stands, but I guess that is to be expected. Once you get past that the site is rather inspirational....More

Thank Rowland45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Trip Advisor there are two different places worth see - Yungang and Wugantun Grotto - but it's the same! Nevertheless it's breath taking place.

Thank hydroxymethane
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This was what I came to China for! The site is about an hour away from Datong by tour bus. There must be a million Buddhique sculptures in this one site alone.

Thank belmonteos
Reviewed 9 September 2016

you must see this grotto , i really love it. So huge and well made, i really enjoyed this place in Datong

Thank MarielaCoach
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Went here with a private guide named May, who was very informative. The first grottos are large, made by emperors. Ascend some stairs further in, and you can see smaller ones commissioned by aristocrats. Some grottos have just recently been opened up to the public....More

Thank Ace6of6Clubs
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The grotto is the third largest of its kind in China. It has also been designated a UNESCO world heritage site. From the tastefully designed entrance to the use of discreet earpieces used for guiding and perhaps the absence of the usual loud and pushy...More

1  Thank ivanoew
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This province is so blessed to have so many treasures to share. Such a sight to see how handicraft from so many years ago can still be appreciated in our modern world. Have to remind everyone that cameras are not allowed in most covered grottos,...More

1  Thank S8W
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Months have passed and i still recall the beauty of this millenary art. The details, the passion of these carvings is incomparable to anything else. Even with all the tourists and the guides if you are able to focus in front of these masterpieces do...More

Thank marziadcc
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Yungang Grottoes are on the old silk road. The devotion of hundreds who lived and carved into the rock of the mountain and the feelings of the millions who traveled this way are reflected from the cliff face, preserved in the 30 plus caves and...More

Thank Bridge2U
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This Unesco attraction is worth every minute of your visit. They have turned the whole place into a park and you can spend at least 3 to 4 hours there. Avoid joining the group tour if possible. The group tour will just take you through...More

Thank Danranzhai
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