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Mt. Wutai

Situated in the northeast of Wutai County , Mt.Wutai is one of the four famous mountains to the Buddhists and has five terrace-like peaks, including Wanghai Peak in the east, Guayue Peak in the west, Jinxiu Peak in the south, Yedou Peak in the north and Cuiyan Peak standing in the central part. From May to August every year, it is the best period for tourism.

 
 

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Mt. Wutai Map
 

Yungang Grottoes

Located at the southern foot of Mt. Wuzhou, 16 km west of Datong City,Yungang gro ttoes, one of China's four cave groups with Buddhist statues,were first hewn in the Northern Wei Dynasty. Now, there are still more than fifty grottoes housing 51000 Buddha statues. The distinguished art style of the statues shows the integration of the Qin and Han traditions with the foreign cultural essences. After the founding of the People's Republic of China, a special preservation office was set up, and the Grottoes are now under the State protection.

 
 

Yungang Grottoes Maps

Yungang Grottoes Maps

 
 

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