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Wondered why this cave is listed here and not the more impressive gigantic gotto with large sized... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
LG_Kay
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Singapore, Singapore
Part of the grottoes

Yes, this is part of the Longmen grottoes, and equally worthwhile. A place to go if in the area... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
AnotherSwede
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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...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Wondered why this cave is listed here and not the more impressive gigantic gotto with large sized statues. It actually consists of 3 caves - North, Middle and South Binyan Caves. The middle Binyan Cave took the longest time to build from year 500 to...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Yes, this is part of the Longmen grottoes, and equally worthwhile. A place to go if in the area at all. But try to go on day without rain, the stairs may be slippery when wet!

Thank AnotherSwede
Reviewed 29 December 2017

This should not be listed as a separate attraction. It is simply a part of the Longmen Grottos. The grottos are an amazing feat considering how long ago these little caves and statues were made. Bring lots of water if you're going in the summer....More

Thank Ronny36
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This is part of Luoyang Longmen Grottoes. All under the same packaged location. It pales in comparison to the Giant Buddha of course, but I really don't see the point in splitting this up. It should be reviewed together with Luoyang Longmen Grottoes.

Thank kuodoc
Reviewed 29 November 2017

In my opinion Binyang Cave is a must visit for every nature lover. I would suggest you get early to avoid crowd.

Thank HappyR108
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of the parts of the Longman Grottos. The history here is amazing, Cost to enter the Grottos is 150 RMB which includes this cave. English Tour Guides are available for around 100 RMB - we did not use a guide so I...More

Thank LindaE534
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,...More

Thank paukie
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...More

Thank petsal
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
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.

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