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Dunhuang East Thousand-Buddha Caves

Qiaozi Country, Guazhou County 736111, China
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earlier than Mogao Caves

earlier than Mogao Caves also not so crowded but the printing not so beautiful or delicate than... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
iamface
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hong kong
Fascinating history not too much to see...

Did this on a silk road tour. Worth the visit but don't expect to see too much - or to be able to... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2016
Shazster
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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26 May 2017
“earlier than Mogao Caves”
3 Mar 2016
“Fascinating history not too much to see...”
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Qiaozi Country, Guazhou County 736111, China
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

earlier than Mogao Caves also not so crowded but the printing not so beautiful or delicate than Yulin Grotto or mogao. it seem similar with india or middle east style. but behind the cave, the river was beautiful. if got time, ok to visit

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Reviewed 4 March 2016

Did this on a silk road tour. Worth the visit but don't expect to see too much - or to be able to take photos of any of the caves...

Thank Shazster
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Reviewed 10 June 2015

The Dunhuang Western Thousand Buddhas Caves are much smaller in numbers in comparison with the other two Mogao and Yulin but they are worth visiting. They are much closer to Dunhuang so, no need to drive too far to visit them. We got there late...More

Thank Florence B
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

Not far out of Dunhuang on the way to Yumen Pass in a very sparsely vegetated landscape you will see signage for Thousand Buddha Caves and after turning off the highway a short drive brings you to a deep and broad river gully, where the...More

Thank thefishes2013
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