Grottoes
Grottoes may refer to:
Wu Zetian's Bold Move at the Spectacular Longmen Grottoes
The Longmen Grottoes remain one of the most sacred places in China. Which is why they were a perfect place for Wu Zetian, the country's first female ruler, to make a statement about her power. From: ...
Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves
The Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves (Chinese: 柏孜克里千佛洞; pinyin: Bózīkèlǐ Qiānfódòng) is a complex of Buddhist cave grottos dating from the 5th to 14th century between the cities of Turpan and Sh...
Middle Binyang Cave
Middle Binyang Cave (simplified Chinese: 宾阳中洞; traditional Chinese: 賓陽中洞; pinyin: Bīnyáng Zhōng Dòng) is cave number 140 at the Longmen Grottoes near Luoyang, Henan, China.
12m long, 1...
Scott's Grotto
Scott's Grotto in Ware, Hertfordshire is a Grade I listed building and the largest grotto in the United Kingdom. The surrounding gardens and structures are Grade II* listed.The grotto is set into the...
Grotto Geyser
Grotto Geyser is a fountain-type geyser located in the Upper Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park in the United States. Grotto Geyser is the namesake for the group of geysers that includes Grotto...
Thousand Buddha Caves
Thousand Buddha Caves may refer to various buddhist religious sites:
Lingyin Temple
Lingyin Temple (simplified Chinese: 灵隐寺; traditional Chinese: 靈隐寺; pinyin: Língyǐn Sì) is a Buddhist temple of the Chan sect located north-west of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. The t...
Gruta de las Maravillas
The Gruta de las Maravillas (English: "Grotto of the Marvels") is a grotto in Aracena, Andalusia, Spain.Opened to the public in 1913, it includes a total of 2130 meters of subterraneans.
6°33′53″...
Shell Grotto, Pontypool
The Shell Grotto - (Welsh: Groto Cregyn) - (sometimes called the Shell Hermitage) is a Grade II* listed (as of 7 February, 1962) late-18th-century stone built, slate roofed shell grotto decorated ...
Grotto-heavens
Grotto-heavens (Chinese: 洞天; pinyin: Dòngtian) are a type of sacred Taoist site. Grotto-heavens are usually caves, grottoes, mountain hollows, or other underground or semi-underground spaces. ...
Seokguram
The Seokguram Grotto is a hermitage and part of the Bulguksa temple complex. It lies four kilometers east of the temple on Mt. Tohamsan, in Gyeongju, South Korea. It is classified as National Treasu...
Maijishan Grottoes
The Maijishan Grottoes (simplified Chinese: 麦积山石窟; traditional Chinese: 麥積山石窟; pinyin: Màijīshān Shíkū) are a series of 194 caves cut in the side of the hill of Majishan in Tianshui, Gansu...
Goldney Hall
Goldney Hall also known as Goldney House is a self-catered hall of residence in Clifton, Bristol, one of three in the area providing accommodation for students at the University of Bristol.
The Go...
Blue Grotto (Capri)
The Blue Grotto (Italian: Grotta Azzurra) is a sea cave on the coast of the island of Capri, southern Italy. Sunlight, passing through an underwater cavity and shining through the seawater, creat...
Grotto
A grotto (Italian grotta and French grotte) is any type of natural or artificial cave that is associated with modern, historic, or prehistoric use by humans. When it is not an artificial garden featur...
Grotta dell'Addaura
The Addaura cave (Italian: Grotta dell'Addaura) is a complex of three natural grottoes located on the northeast side of Mount Pellegrino in Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy. The importance of the compl...
Blue Grotto (Malta)
The Blue Grotto (Maltese: Taht il-Hnejja) is actually a number of sea caverns on the south coast of Malta, east of the fishermen's harbour Wied iż-Żurrieq in the village of Qrendi. It is located right...
Hidden Stream Temple Cave
The Hidden Stream Temple Cave (Chinese: 潜溪寺洞; pinyin: qián xī sì dòng also zhai fu tang) is cave number 20 at the Longmen Grottoes near Luoyang, Henan, China.
The cave had wooden structure...
Western Thousand Buddha Caves
The Western Thousand Buddha Caves (Chinese: 西千佛洞; pinyin: Xī Qiānfó Dòng) is a Buddhist cave temple site in Dunhuang, Gansu Province, China. The site is located approximately 35 km south...
Bingling Temple
The Bingling Temple (simplified Chinese: 炳灵寺; traditional Chinese: 炳靈寺; pinyin: Bǐnglíng Sì) is a series of grottoes filled with Buddhist sculpture carved into natural caves and caverns i...
Neptune Grotto
The Neptune Grotto (German: Neptungrotte) close to the Obelisk entrance in Sanssouci Park, Potsdam, was created by Frederick the Great between 1751 and 1757 to beautify the park.Built following plans ...
Nymphaeum
A nymphaeum or nymphaion (Ancient Greek: νυμφαῖον), in ancient Greece and Rome, was a monument consecrated to the nymphs, especially those of springs. These monuments were originally natural grot...
Grotto of the Redemption
The Grotto of the Redemption is a religious monument located in West Bend, Iowa, in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sioux City. A conglomeration of nine grottos depicting scenes in the life of Jesus, t...
Saalfeld Fairy Grottoes
The Saalfeld Fairy Grottoes, or in German die Feengrotten, are caverns or grottoes of a former mine in near Saalfeld, in the German state of Thuringia. They have long been famous for their countless c...
Blue Grotto (Biševo)
The Blue Grotto or Blue Cave (Croatian: Modra špilja), is a water-logged sea cave located in a small bay called Balun (Ball in the local dialect), on the east side of the island of Biševo and about 4....
Snow White Grotto
Snow White Grotto is an attraction at Disneyland in Anaheim, California which originally opened on April 9, 1961, Tokyo Disneyland at the Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan in 1983, and at Hong Kong Disneyl...