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Dunhuang Attraction

Many foreign visitors know Dunhuang because of the Silk Road passed through it, and as one of China's most important ancient trading posts. History has endowed the city with abundant historical sites and cultural heritage.

 Top Attractions:

 Apart from the unrivaled Buddhist carvings in Mogao Grottos, the White Horse Pagoda, the old Yangyuan City and Han Dynasty Beacon Lights are all well worth seeing.

 Grottoes and Caverns/Caves:

The Grottoes of Dunhuang include the Mogao Grottoes, West Thousand-Buddha Cave and Yulin Grottoes. The grottoes are about 25 kilometers southeast of Dunhuang in Gansu Province and are hewn from a steep cliff at the foot of Mingsha Mountain.

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 Ancient historical Pass:

Dunhuang City is famous for its historical culture of China and an important ancient city on Silk Road in ancient time. Besides, there are places of historic interest and scenic beauty like Shazhou ancient city, Great Wall built in the Han Dynasty, Yangguan ancient city and Yumen Pass etc.


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Lanzhou Yellow River Customs and Practices Line; the most beautiful plateau grassland in China- Gannan Prairie as well as Yongjing Yellow River Three Gorges scenic spots that collect the biggest ancient dinosaur footprint fossil group in the world, ancient grotto and reservoir and wetland sight on one area.


Dunhuang is famous for its Mogao Grottoes throughout the world. Other attractions in the area include the Crescent Moon Spring at the Resonant Sand Hills, the Yanguan and Yumenguan Passes, Shazhou a reconstructed Song Dynasty town), and the yardangs, which are known as the Devils' Town to the locals.

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