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The Mogao Caves, or Caves of the Thousand Buddhas, form a system of 492 temples 25 km (16 mi) southeast of the center of Dunhuang, an oasis strategically located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk Road, in Gansu province, China.

The Mogao Grottoes are famous for their exquisite mural paintings and Buddha statues. It has 735 grottoes, square meters of mural paintings, colored Buddha statues made of clay, and more than historical relics. They are also know as the Monao Caves.

#17 Visit the Dunhuang Caves in China. These caves have existed for thousands of years and are magnificent. They are carved into the side of a cliff and then expertly painted by hand, this it would be spectacular to see in person

Visit the Dunhuang Caves in China. These caves have existed for thousands of years and are magnificent. They are carved into the side of a cliff and then expertly painted by hand, this it would be spectacular to see in person

The Mogao Caves (Caves of the Thousand Buddhas, or the Caves of Dunhuang) are an intricate complex of Buddhist temples inside caves near the city of Dunhuang in Gansu province, China.

China’s Amazing Caves of a Thousand Buddhas (Mogao Caves)

CHINE The Mogao Caves (Caves of the Thousand Buddhas, or the Caves of Dunhuang) are an intricate complex of Buddhist temples inside caves near the city of Dunhuang in Gansu province, China.

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Vairocana Buddha, Fengxian Si, Longmen Caves - Luoyang, China by demccain, via Flickr

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