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Beishan Hill Grotto (beishan shiku)

Beishan Hill Grotto, Chongqing Attractions, Chongqing Travel GuideDazu County, Beishan Hill Grotto boasts almost ten thousand sculptures first built here in 892 AD and gradually added over the years. At one spot up here, Fowan, there are some 290 grottoes filled with impressive stone sculptures. On the 300-meter-long, 7-meter-high slope, sculptures and carvings depicting the lives of local people throughout the ages can be seen. The northern section of the hill is home to works dating to the late Tang Dynasty while the southern half contains art from the Southern and Northern Song Dynasties.