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Dunhuang Attractions

09
Dec

Dunhuang Museum

The Dunhuang Museum is built in the year 1979 with an area of 2400 square meters, and it is located in the downtown area of Dunhuang City. The museum maily collects and displays the local cultural relics of local area. Generally speaking, the total collection of over 4000 pieces in the museum fall into three...
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09
Dec

Camel Ride

The Echoing Sand Mountain nearby Dunhuang City is made of yellow sand. Surrounding the mountain is some short trees and plants. The mountain is regarded as one of the most wonderful attractions along ancient Silk Road and Camel Ride is a most participated activity in one’s tour to the mountain. To avoid the sands come...
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09
Dec

Echoing-sand Hill

Echoing- Sand Hill locates 7km south to Dunhuang City. It is one of the top attractions along Silk Road. The hill is close to Crescent Lake. So they consist the Echoing-Sand Hill & Crescent Lake Scenic Area. It is the must-go place for both domestic and international tourists in Dunhuang. The hill was named so...
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09
Dec

Crescent Lake

Crescent Lake locates about 6 kilometers south of Dunhuang city with a length of nearly 100 meters from south to north and a width of 25 meters from east to west. It was named Yueyaquan in the Qing Dynasty. Mildred Cable & Francesca French visited the lake during their travels in the region and recorded...
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09
Dec

Mogao Grottoes

Mogao Grottoes locates 25 km from downtown Dunhuang on the eastern slope of Mingsha Shan (Mount Echoing Sand). The 750 caves lasts 1600 meters long from north to south. And the size of grottoes vary a lot with the highest one of 50 meters to the shortest ones of less than one meter. The largest...
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