Home > Explore + Learn > Chinese art > A Journey to Xiangtangshan > Northern Xiangtangshan

Northern Xiangtangshan

Northern Xiangtangshan, located near the village of Hecun in the Fengfeng Mining District, is of monumental scale and consists of three main cave temples halfway up Drum Mountain (Gushan). This online feature explores two of the three. The North Cave is the oldest and largest cave. The South Cave is the basis of the Digital Cave—a virtual reconstruction of this damaged Buddhist temple—displayed in Echoes of the Past.

view of a sculpture on the central pillar in the North cave at northern Xiangtangshan

Join us for our reopening celebration on Oct 14 at 5 pm and Oct 15 at 11 am, 2017. We've renovated online, too! Visit our new website.