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Art and Buddhism

The famous grottos are well worth a visit. It is a great celebration of colour, art, symbols... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Teresa H
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250m Southwest of Mogao Grottoes Scenic, Дуньхуан, Китай

this place is 250m Southwest of Mogao Grottoes Scenic, Дуньхуан, Китай This was the intersection of... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
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2 Sep 2018
“Art and Buddhism”
28 Dec 2017
“250m Southwest of Mogao Grottoes Scenic, Дуньхуан, Китай”
250m Southwest of Mogao Grottoes Scenic, Dunhuang, China
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The famous grottos are well worth a visit. It is a great celebration of colour, art, symbols, height of the Tang Dynasty and of course Buddhism. You must book at least one day in advance if you want to see all of them. During peak...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 5 February 2018

One ticket covered most of the grotto, another covers the main halls. Our tickets were booked by the Chinese tour group we went with (scam artists), and so we got the cheap ones. My girlfriend tried getting the better ones once she saw the signs...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Lonelylaowai
Reviewed 29 December 2017

this place is 250m Southwest of Mogao Grottoes Scenic, Дуньхуан, Китай This was the intersection of the Silky Way Very recomended

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Konstantin-German
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Enjoyed seeing how the wall paintings are so well preserved, and amazed at how they managed to find Mint-colour pigments that are widely used in the paintings! Meticulous works worth a visit to appreciate it.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ripple S
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I'd think this was the MAIN attraction in the area. Beautiful grotto, with fascinating Buddhist temples. The huge sitting Buddha was one of the most stunning I've seen.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Jeri H
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Due to peak season, only very few caves open and many tourists with only one guilder is not properly managed which affecting the experience...

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ShuyuanZ4
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We visited Mogao Caves and were all along well led and briefed by the guide provided by the museum. The lady led us to some 8 caves and using her torch light introduced the sculptures and painting one by one. It seems that we were...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank kwcng
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We visited Mogao Caves, Crescent Lake, Yadan National Park and Yumen Pass with Richard, a local guide: dunhuang.richard@163.com Richard also organised a camel ride, dessert camping and a BBQ in the dessert. Fantastic! Richard is very hospitable, knowledgeable, flexible and patient. He is a great...More

Date of experience: July 2015
4  Thank NanGeDoElTo
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