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Yungang Grottoes Video Tour Posted by on May 25, 2013 in Art, Buddhism, Culture, environment, history, religion, sightseeing, travel, Vocabulary

Explore one of the three great Buddhist sculptural sites in China at the incredible Yungang Grottoes in Datong, Shanxi province. The 200+ grottoes here contain well over 50,000 Buddhas. You’ll have to see it to believe it!

云冈石窟 – yún gāng shí kū
Yungang Grottoes

北魏 – běi wèi
Northern Wei Dynasty

灵岩寺 – líng yán sì
Lingyan Temple

烧香 – shāo xiāng
burn incense

中国文化 – zhōng guó wén huà
Chinese culture

他们也有一家博物馆 – tā men yě yǒu yì jiā bó wù guǎn
They also have a museum.

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About the Author: sasha

Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.


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