Bingling Temple of Lanzhou

Lanzhou, China

Travel by boat to visit Bingling Temple, a system of grottoes with Buddhist sculptures that is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Today, drive to the port and take a-40 minute speedboat ride to Bingling Temples. Only accessible by boat during summer, Bingling Temple is a system of grottoes filled with Buddhist sculptures carved onto the caves on Jishi Hill. "Bingling" means "thousand Buddhas" or "10,000 Buddhas" in Tibetan language. Dating back to as early as 5th century, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2014.

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