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Dunhuang Attractions

Dunhuang is a county-level city of Jiuquan, Gansu Province, famous historic and cultural city of China.It’s a major stop on the Silk Road,wich was the traffic artery connecting the ancient China with Western Asia and European world.By the Dunhuang Caves and Dunhuang frescoes,Duhuang enjoys tremendous popularity in the world.On this mysterious land,there are places of historic interest,exquisite art of grotto temples,amazing water and mountains.

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The Mogao Grottoes is located on the bluff on the Echoing-Sand Mountain, 25 kilometres from the Dunhuang City. In this 50-metre high, 1680-metre wide area, 735 caves are scatted with 2415 painted sculptures made of mud. That's why this place has another name: the cave of 1,000 Buddhas. Also, the 45,...

The Echoing-Sand Mountain is located in the joint of the Badain Jaran Desert and the Taklimakan Desert. The whole massif of the mountain is accumulated by the red, yellow, green, black and white grains of sand. The outline of the mountain looks just like a sword Piercing into the sky. There are 2 di...