Cliff Wei and Tang Dynasty style, Luoyang Longmen Grottoes detailed play

The Longmen Grottoes, located on the banks of the Longmen Mountains and Xiangshan Mountains along the banks of the Luoyang-Yi River, are carved on the occasion of the relocation of the Xiaowen Emperor in the Northern Wei Dynasty to Luoyang (493 AD).

Longmen Grottoes

The Longmen Grottoes, located on the banks of the Longmen Mountains and Xiangshan Mountains along the banks of the Luoyang-Yi River, are carved on the occasion of the relocation of the Xiaowen Emperor in the Northern Wei Dynasty to Luoyang (493 AD) and later to the Eastern Wei, Western Wei, Northern Qi, Sui, Tang and Five Dynasties Up to 1 km, with more than 2,300 niches, more than 100,000 figurines, more than 2,800 inscriptions stone cave remains.

Kowloon Ding 7 Days Inn or Lai King Gate departure from the Longmen Grottoes 20KM, 50 minutes by car, taxi costs about 40 yuan.
Longmen Grottoes Tickets 100 yuan / person, including Xishan Grottoes, Dongshan Grottoes, Xiangshan Temple and White Park.

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Cauliflower remember junior high school geography textbook seems to have Road exercise is to answer the four major Chinese caves, the answer to this question I always remember that China's four major caves are respectively Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes, Yungang Grottoes, Longmen Grottoes There Maijishan Grottoes.
Grow up, but also went to some places to travel, but has never been to Cave Temple, this time to Luoyang, Longmen Grottoes is an absolute must-

see attractions ~  Although previously read textbooks and Raiders on the picture, but really To the Longmen Grottoes, saw such a large stone Buddha field, I feel really shocked! Wei bone Tang wind seems to float between the cliffs in the mountains, the millennium time in the heart of Buddha, but a short moment, to ordinary people, it is always retroactive, but still can not tell the history of unknown road.

Write a travel time to find that the map of the Longmen Grottoes looked like a little awkward ... ... The
true tour sequence is Xishan Grottoes - Dongshan Grottoes - Xiangshan Temple - White Park.

First, Xishan Grottoes

There are more than 50 large and medium-sized caves in the Northern Dynasties and the Sui and Tang dynasties on the cliffs of the Western Hills. Guyang Cave, Binyang Cave, Lotus Cave, Huangfu Grottoes, Weizi Cave, Putai Cave, Fire Burning Cave, Cixiang Kiln, and Road Cave, representing the cave during the Northern Wei Dynasty; Qianxi Temple, Binyang South Cave , The Binyang North Cave (the cave and cave top decoration of the above two caves were completed in the Northern Wei Dynasty, the Buddha statues were completed in the Sui and early Tang dynasties), the Jingshan Temple and the Cliffs of Three Cliffs, Wanfo Cave, Huijian Cave, Fengxian Temple, Longhua Temple, South Cave, etc. on behalf of the cave in the Tang Dynasty.
Located in the back of Xishan Grottoes Fengxian Temple, the main Buddha is a thousand years of smiling Lushena Buddha.

Popular network "scissors hand" Buddha is located in "Binyang three holes" in the Binyang North Cave. Binyang Cave includes South Cave, Middle Cave and North Cave. It is one of the caves that the Northern Wei Dynasty Emperor Xuanwu Emperor created for his parents, the Emperor Xiaowen and the Empress Wenzhao.

Walked to Wan Fo hole, I heard a tour guide is explaining the Guanyin image on the wall outside the cave, 85 cm high, the left hand carrying the net bottle, the right hand whisk dust, the body movement of nature, graceful posture. It is said that a generation of art masters Mei Lanfang, Peking opera "Los God", the performance of Los God always feel unsatisfactory, and later Mei Lanfang tour Longmen Grottoes, saw this Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva, that very beautiful body make him look Suddenly, suddenly get enlightenment, the show was a big success.

Fengxian Temple is the largest of the Longmen Grottoes, the most exquisite art group Cliff-type group carving, the main Buddha lotus north of the inscription called "Grand Lou Shexiang niche", where a total of nine large elephants, the main Buddha is Lushena Buddha, Gautama Buddha reported body Buddha, Buddhist doctrine, "Lushena" means wisdom vast, bright light.
Buddha high 17.14 meters, 4 meters high, ear length 1.90 meters, Feng Yi show, kind and dignified, slightly tilted mouth was a faint smile. According to historical records, the Buddha of Lushena was built in the fourth year of Emperor Xianzong of Han Dynasty (AD 673), and Wu Zetian was used in Xiangyin for three years to build a giant Buddha. It is also said that the Buddha of Lushena is according to Wu Zetian The appearance of the carved.

Looked at the Buddha, solemn magic, smile of compassion, it is awe, but no fear.
Someone commented that she has a great artistic charm when it comes to the perfect combination of noble sentiments, rich feelings, broad-mindedness and elegant appearance.

Second, Dongshan Grottoes

After crossing the bridge, we arrived at the east bank of Iraqi River from south to north, followed by Dongshan Grottoes, Xiangshan Temple and Baiyuan Garden.
We first go to visit Dongshan Grottoes ~ Dongshan all the cave shrines of the Tang Dynasty, of which 20 large and medium-sized caves, such as two Lotus Cave, watch the Temple Cave, the Great Wudong Buddha Cave (aka Leigu Taiwan three holes), Gao Ping County king hole and so on. Dongshan Grottoes relative damage is more serious, many Buddha statues have been unable to see the face and gesture, it is with emotion, the damage caused by the passage of time is far from man-made damage terrible ... ...
In the east coast there is a viewing platform, shooting Lushena The best location of the panoramic Buddha ~

Stand on the other side of the viewing platform, far gaze Lushena Buddha sitting hillside, smiling for thousands of years.

Third, Xiangshan Temple

Xiangshan Temple, was built in the first year of the Northern Wei Xi (516 AD). The Tang Dynasty arch three years (AD 687 years), India to China monk Poha Luo (Rizhao) buried here, for the placement of its remnants of the Buddhist temple. The first day of the grant (690 AD), Empress Wu proclaimed the emperor in Luoyang, the establishment of the Wu dynasty, Liang Wang Wu Sisi please, name "Xiangshan Temple", and rebuild the temple. Fragrant Temple remains in the Song and Jin Dynasties, abandoned at the end of the Yuan Dynasty, Qing Emperor Kangxi rebuilt during the late Qing Dynasty and early Republic, and gradually deserted. Xiangshan Temple was rebuilt in 1936 to celebrate the 50th birthday of Chiang Kai-shek and to build a two-storey building in the temple. Chiang Kai-shek and Soong Mei-ling many times in this summer, this small building is located in the southeast side of Xiangshan Temple, known as the "Villa Chiang Song."

Xiangshan Temple of the Chiang Song villa, hidden in the Wei Bodang Tang style Republican children ~

Fourth, White Park

White Park, located in Luoyang Longmen Scenic Area East Pipa Peak, is the Tang Dynasty poet Bai Juyi cemetery.
Beautiful and quaint white garden, hillside and built, lush trees, spring clear Bi.

Longmen Grottoes scenic area, we probably turn around for 4 hours, so when visiting the White Park has passed the meal, hungry ah!
Just a white noodle shop near the home, called the dragon's side, we ordered two nourishing noodles noodles and a cold dish, noodles to the amount is enough, the taste is not bad ~

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