Sunday, 19 August 2012

Mogao Caves, China

Moving on to Asia.. This beautiful view is an official I received from China earlier this year. ..and it's a Unesco site, too!

The Mogao Caves form a system of 492 temples 25 km 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 caves contain some of the finest examples of Buddhist art spanning a period of 1,000 years. The first caves were dug out 366 AD as places of Buddhist meditation and worship.

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