Xiangtangshan Grottoes

Xiangtangshan Grottoes

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Xiangtangshan Grottoes

Introduction: IntroductionXiangtangshan Grottoes is situated o­n the Drum Mountain in Fengfeng Mining Are..

Tickets:Xiangtangshan fee and opening hoursAdmission Beixiangtang Temple Grottoes: ¥25, Nanxiangtang Te..

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Xiangtangshan Grottoes Introduction

Introduction
Xiangtangshan Grottoes is situated o­n the Drum Mountain in Fengfeng Mining Area, consisis of two parts, the distance between which is about 15 kilometers’ distance. The grottoes are made in the slope of the Drum Mountain and the caves are so deep that people’s voices can be echoed loudly and clearly, so they are named “Xiangtangshan Grottoes”. There remain 16 grottoes, more than 450 bas-relief o­n precipices and more than five thousand carved scriptures. Xiangtangshan Grottoes is the biggest grottoes in Heibei province, and also the Key cultural relics under State protection first declared by the State Council.
Handan touches Taihang Mountain at its east. The climate of Handan belongs to the pattern of continental monsoon of the warm region, with four distinguished seasons, with temperate rain; Spring and autumn are short, while Summer and Winter are long. The best seasons for traveling are Spring and Autumn.

Xiangtangshan Grottoes Features

Highlights
Xiangtangshan Grottoes, sculptures of Buddha and flowers are beautiful and generous, whose sculpting skill serve as a link between past and future, is a key transitional mark from Yungang Grottoes to Longmen Grottoes, also a great treasure-house for the study of Buddhism, architecture, carving, drawing and calligraphy. The number of remained grottoes of the end of North Dynasty is: eleven, Beixiangtang seven grottoes, Nanxiangtang four grottoes. The corridors of North Qi grottoes are imitation of wood, there are huge covering bowl, prickly ash leaves, brake Lever and flaming precious pearls, formed the special turritus grottoes. There are carving eight-corner lotus pillars at the two sides of the door of the grottoes, whose head was adorn with delicate precious tower, flying sky, side wall are carved with the honeysuckle lines, the whole appearance is very glorious.

Xiangtangshan Grottoes Tickets

Xiangtangshan fee and opening hours
Admission Beixiangtang Temple Grottoes: ¥25, Nanxiangtang Temple Grottoes: ¥15
Opening hours 8:00-17:30

Xiangtangshan Grottoes Transporation

Traffic
take minibus to Fengfeng or bus 5, or take the train there. Tourism Line 3 is planned to open by the tourism department.
Drive: from Matou Entrance of Jingshen Highway, westward to Fengfeng Mining Area, then northward along Xingdu pavement.

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