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Longmen Caves in Luoyang, Henan, China ~ one of the finest examples of Chinese Buddhist art ~ There are as many as 100,000 statues within the 1,400 caves, ranging from an 1 inch to 57 feet in height ~ on UNESCO World Heritage List as “an outstanding manifestation of human artistic creativity"
Kashgar. ...... It is an oasis town it never rains. they live outside. I played pool on good tables outside. they said if there is ever a thunderstorm they cover them up for the few minutes that it rains. Sometimes only after a number of years.
This is one entire slab of marble that's hand-carved. Much more beautiful in person! China