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Bazhong Nankan Grottoes Scenic Spot in Sichuan

Updated: Feb 22, 2021 govt.chinadaily.com.cn Print
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Located in Bazhong city, Sichuan province, the Nankan Grottoes, the representatives of the peak of Chinese grottoes art in the Sui and Tang dynasties (581-907), boast a history of more than 1,300 years.

Built up to along the mountainsides, the grottoes are home to more than 2,700 Buddhist statues, the grand scale and exquisite craftsmanship of which bring out the splendid local cultural heritage.

Views of the Bazhong Nankan Grottoes in Sichuan province [Photo provided to govt.chinadaily. com.cn]

 

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