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Address: Bank of Yihe River, Luolong District, Luoyang 471000, China
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Endless grottoes

A great day out exploring this historical monument. I wouldn't suggest going a long way out of your way to get here, but if you're near Luoyang (or have been to the Shaolin Temple... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed June 9, 2015

A great day out exploring this historical monument. I wouldn't suggest going a long way out of your way to get here, but if you're near Luoyang (or have been to the Shaolin Temple nearby) it's worth it.

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Reviewed May 14, 2015

Its still looking beautiful. The statues are amazing to look at. I recommand this trip but be aware you will climb hundrends of stairs!

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed January 4, 2015

The huge statues at the top of the long staircase is absolutely amazing to see, the history of this site is so interesting. You think the Grottoes are amazing along the way but when you get to this -wow. Make sure you have your camera, people didn't mind taking turns taking their photos in front of this enormous feat of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2014

amazing walking up to the main statues having seen so many smaller Buddha along the way. Great view from the river when we took the boat back

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Somerset, NJ
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Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have been here many times and you see something different every time. The government has done a good job modernizing this area. When your looking in some of these caves you can see some of the original paint used. This will require a lot of walking and stair climibing. At the end of the tour there are many nick... More 

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Chicago, IL
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Reviewed October 30, 2014

Less is more. The tour need not continue across the river. What is signicant is on the main side. One must appreciate the fact that the statues were an ongoing effort generation after generation.

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Saint Thomas, Canada
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Reviewed September 23, 2014

The original temple buildings were interesting, but we found the new ones built by India, Thailand and other Buddhist countries to be less interesting and a little overdone.

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