Dunhuang Travel Guide

Experience ancient art in Mogao Grottoes

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It is a top most attraction in Dunhaung. The Mogao Grottoes are well thought-out to be one of the most important collections of Buddhist art in the world. It is also known as Thousand Buddha Caves, is located on the cliff of Mingsha mountain 25 kilometers south east of Dunhaung city. They are located in the desert about 15 miles south east of the town of Dunhaung in north western china. This cave is a shrine of Buddhist art treasures and a network of plank reinforced roads plying north to south. There are five grottoes with a wooden construction, and it is the largest, oldest and the best preserved Buddhist grottoes which maintain the culture of China till today, with the richest contents in the world today.