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China’s sacred Mt. Wutai, witness to Buddhist history, joins UN Heritage list

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China’s sacred Mt. Wutai, witness to Buddhist history, joins UN Heritage list _English_Xinhua

Numerous Buddhist constructions, including 68 temples, 150 towers, 146,000 sculptures and many frescoes and tablet inscriptions, were preserved during thousands of years on Mt. Wutai, which witnessed the development of Buddhism in China, Liang told Xinhua.

The mountain, the highest in northern China, had been entwined with Buddhism for more than 1,600 years and appeared in many Buddhist books, Liang said

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