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Yulin Grottoes
4.6/5
213 Reviews
Grotto
Yulin Grottoes are a part of Dunhuang Grottoes, carved before the Sui and Tang dynasties. The existing caves are from the Tang, Xixia, and Yuan dynasties. Yulin Grottoes share a lot with its sister Mogao Grottoes in content, artistic style, and painting form. Its value is mainly manifested in the exquisite murals, including Buddhas and Bodhisattva portraits, scenes of Buddhist stories, and a wide variety of flowers and beasts. Most of the murals are works made from a time stretching from the Tang Dynasty to the Yuan Dynasty. Some images are unique in these grottoes, such as the portrait of the military officers in the Xixia period, the Buddhist monk of Tang Dynasty going on a pilgrimage for scriptures, and so on.
Mogao Grottoes
Nearby City
4.5/5
6,512 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site    
Grotto
The Mogao Caves, also called Caves of the Thousand Buddhas, is located in the southeast of Dunhuang city. The Mogao Caves scenic area consists of the Mogao Caves Digital Center and the Mogao Caves. The Mogao Caves Digital Center shows short films about the caves. After thousands of years of carving, the caves have a large number of murals, cultural relics, and etc. It's a world-famous Buddhist art destination. The artistic characteristics of the caves are mainly reflected in the ingenious combination of architecture, statues and Dunhuang murals, and the artistic styles of many dynasties are vividly and harmoniously presented.
Mingsha Mountain Crescent Spring
Nearby City
4.7/5
11,943 Reviews
Desert
Mingsha Mountain and Crescent Lake is located south of the City of Dunhuang. The site features a mountain and a spring that are symbols of Dunhuang. You should visit the sightseeing area in the afternoon to avoid the heat of the midday desert. Once the sun goes down, you can climb the mountain. From its peak, you can enjoy the desert and Crescent Lake at the base of the mountain. The scenic area offers a variety of recreational activities, including camel riding, sandboarding, motorcycling in the desert, archery, and helicopter tours.
See Dunhuang Again Performance
Nearby City
4.3/5
1,067 Reviews
"See also Dunhuang" via a multi-level interpretation, including the Mogao Grottoes, murals, rock walls and various cultural elements, reappearing the Mogao Grottoes from the opening of the cave to the prosperous, and then to the Taoist priests to show the long-standing mystery Throughout the process, each interpretation space will remake the connection point between the present and history. "See also Dunhuang" guiding the audience to re-interpret the mysterious and graceful art of Dunhuang dance music by the resurrection and restoration of the exquisite and oriental classical sight of Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes.

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Oct 27, 2020 Guazhou Weather:Cloudy, Northeasterly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:41%, Sunrise/Sunset:08:01/18:39
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