|Location:||Datong City, Shaanxi Province. (40°6' N, 113°7' E)|
|Classification:||buddhist cave temples|
|Dimension:||252 caves and 51,000 statues|
|Address:||Yungang Grottoes, Tel: +86-, Fax: +86-,|
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|5th and 6th century||built.|
|2001||inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.|
Yungang Grottoes are Buddhist cave temples from the 5th and 6th centuries. Most famous are the Five Caves created by Tan Yao, called a classical masterpiece of Chinese Buddhist art. All five caves have a strict unity of layout and design.