A City of Stone

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Wen­ling, the place where Changyu Caves sit, is a coastal city. Thus, an­cient res­i­dents here re­lied on two things for liv­ing — quar­ry­ing and fish­ing. Stones were used as bal­last in fish­ing boats, and also as ma­te­ri­als for walls and houses.in their daily lives, peo­ple of Wen­ling make al­most ev­ery­thing with local stone ma­te­ri­als, such as ta­bles, mill­stones, well plat­forms and so on.

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