Eight year project launched to restore Buddhist statue
In Southwest China, an effort is getting underway to restore one of the world's biggest Buddhist statues. According to the cultural authorities of Chongqing municipality, the eight-year project will fully assess the colossal artifact and bring back its former grandeur.
|The reclining Buddha statue to be restored in Chongqing [Credit: CFP]|
|Dazu Rock Carvings [Credit: UNESCO]|
|Dazu Rock Carvings [Credit: CFP]|
A panel of experts will conduct detailed field inspections and researches during the project's first three years. Their plan will be approved by China's national cultural heritage authorities before implementation.
Author: Wang Wei | Source: CGTN [March 06, 2017]