The Ajanta Caves are rock-cut cave monuments dating from the second century BCE, containing paintings and sculpture considered to be masterpieces of both "Buddhist religious art" and "universal pictorial art".
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The Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley is an outstanding representation of the Buddhist art that resulted from the interaction between man and nature especially from the 1st to 13th centuries CE.
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The Borobudur Temple Compounds is a ninth century Buddhist temple complex. It was built on several levels around a natural hill.
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Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur
The Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur contain a Buddhist Monastery dating from the late 8th century.
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Dazu Rock Carvings
The Rock Carvings in Dazu, southwest China, are highly authentic, have high aesthetic qualities and show the coming together of Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism.
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Golden Temple of Dambulla
The Golden Temple of Dambulla is an important Buddhist shrine and monastery. Dambulla has been a sacred place since the second century BC.
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The Haein-sa (temple) is one of the three main temples in South-Korea. Its name means "Reflection on a calm sea".
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Hiraizumi–Temples, Gardens, Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land comprises Buddhist properties enshrining Amida Buddha and gardens made for the purpose of representing a Buddhist Pure Land.
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The Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area are the earliest of its kind in Japan, and masterpieces of wooden architecture.
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The Sacred City of Kandy is situated on a plain, in the middle of what is called the Hill Country. Tea plantations and cool hill stations surround it.
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Kii Mountain Range
The Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range are testimony to the Shinto belief and its fusion into Shinto-Buddhism.
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The Longmen Grottoes are caves with Buddhist carving, dating from the end of the 5th century to the mid 8th century.
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Lumbini is the place where the Gautama Buddha was born. The exact year of his birth is strongly disputed, with possible dates ranging from the 11th to the 6th century BC.
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Mahabodhi Temple Complex
The Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya is one of the four holy sites of Buddhism. It is the location where Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, attained enlightenment.
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The Mogao Caves are a system of 492 rock-cut cells and sanctuaries near Dunhuang, in the desert landscape of Gansu Province.
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Mount Emei, including Leshan Giant Buddha
Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area, comprise the place where Buddhism was first established in China.
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Mount Wutai is a sacred mountain, one of the Four Sacred Mountains in Chinese Buddhism. It takes its name from its unusual topography, consisting of five rounded peaks (North, South, East, West, Central).
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The Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa, represents the apogee of Tibetan architecture and the combination of religious and secular authority.
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The Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, especially the sculptured decorative work on the four gateways of Stupa no.
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Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple are religious monuments and masterpieces of Far Eastern Buddhist art.
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The Ancient City of Sigiriya holds the ruins of a former Sinhalese capital, including a rock fortress and palace.
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The "Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi and Neighbouring City Remains at Sahr-i-Bahlol" are remains of a famous Buddhist monastery and a fortified city.
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Taxila is an archaeological site containing the ruins of the Gandhâran city of Takshashila, an important Vedic/Hindu and Buddhist centre of learning from the 6th century BCE to the 5th century CE.
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The Yungang Grottoes are excellent examples of Buddhist cave art, dating from the 5th and 6th centuries.
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