Rank: Top 1000
Wonder Type: Cultural
Best of: Rock Art
The grottoes and niches of Longmen contain the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art of the late Northern Wei and Tang Dynasties (316-907). These works, entirely devoted to the Buddhist religion, represent the high point of Chinese stone carving.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Longmen Grottoes", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.