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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Longmen Grottoes

Longmen Grottoes
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Private Tour: Longmen Grottoes Day Tour from Xi'an to Luoyang via High Speed...
Ranked #1 of 93 things to do in Luoyang
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Owner description: Early Chinese Buddhist cave art is represented by well-preserved pagodas, carvings and statues.
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“a must”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

wonderful buddha statues in caves at the riverside, not far away
from luoyang. visit in the early morning - during the day very often
big crowds of visitors

Visited June 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Spectacular”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

Well worth the day trip from xi an. It is located only 5 min cab ride from the train station. It is a marvel in itself even if without a guide to explain. Recommended to take the boat ride down the river back to the entrance.

Visited June 2014
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Lisbon, Portugal
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“Lovelly place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

The Longmen Grottoes are located in the south of Luoyang City. They are between Mount Xiang and Mount Longmen and face Yi River.
There are over 2,300 holes and niches, 2,800 steles, 40 dagobas, 1,300 caves and 100,000 statues.

Visited May 2014
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Brisbane, Australia
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“Spectacular site.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

We were lucky enough to have a brilliant, erudite guide for our visit to the grottoes, it was wonderful to have the history as well as anecdotal snippets of information as we walked along the bank of the river. The climb to see the Dragon Queen will take your breath away (literally) but is absolutely worth it. Despite the damage to many of the carvings it remains awe inspiring in it's entirety .We took the little boat across the river which gives you the best view of this awesome place.

Visited May 2014
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“Avoid during the heat of the day!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

We went here in the late afternoon and it was quite pleasant once the sun was lower in the sky. A lot of walking and stairs, but well worth it! Seeing the large Vairocana Buddha Statues flanked by the Heavenly Kings was impressive. The cave of the 10,000 Buddhas is also worth it. I would recommend crossing the river at the end and taking the electric car back to the parking lot. It only costs 10 yuan.

Visited May 2014
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