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Unesco World heritage since: 2000
Size of heritage: 331 ha
- Buffer zone: 1,042 ha
The grottoes and niches of Longmen contain the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art of the late Northern Wei and Tang Dynasties (316-907). These works, entirely devoted to the Buddhist religion, represent the high point of Chinese stone carving.
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Small airport - 19 mi (32 km) Xinzheng Airport
Large airport - 78 mi (127 km) Yuncheng Guangong Airport
Small airport - 93 mi (150 km) Nanyang Airport
Small airport - 103 mi (166 km) Changzhi Airport
Small airport - 129 mi (207 km) Anyang Airport
Small airport - 156 mi (252 km) Xiangfan Airport
Small airport - 160 mi (259 km) Handan Airport
Medium airport - 180 mi (290 km) Xi'an Xianyang International Airport
Large airport - 212 mi (341 km) Taiyuan Wusu Airport
Large airport - 227 mi (366 km) Wuhan Tianhe International Airport
Large airport - 274 mi (441 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Mengjin Chengguanzhen
- Ruyang Chengguanzhen
- Song Xian Chengguanzhen
- Xin'an Chengguanzhen
- Yanshi Chengguanzhen
- Yichuan Chengguanzhen
- Yiyang Chengguanzhen
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.