The Yulin Caves is the Most Beautiful Grottoes in China

The Yulin Caves is a Buddhist cave temple site in Anxi County, Gansu Province, China. The site is located 170 kilometers away from Dunhuang, and belongs to the jurisdiction of the Dunhuang Academy. From Dunhuang City, traveling two hours along the Qilian Mountains, in a desert cliff, looked down a canyon and there are some caves sporadically scattered runs through … More The Yulin Caves is the Most Beautiful Grottoes in China

Vast Jiayuguan

The western terminus of the Great Wall, as well as the key hurdle of “Silk Road” – Jiayuguan.  The Jiayuguan was built during the Hongwu years (1372), which lasted 168 years, and completed in 1540, dating back over 600 years of history. It is the most spectacular and best preserved ancient military castle of Ming … More Vast Jiayuguan

Maiji Mountain Grottoes, the art treasures behind iron bars

The Magnificent Buddha This grotto has a reputation as the East Sculpture Hall. Maiji Mountain Grottoes, Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes, Henan Longmen Grottoes, and Shanxi Yungang Grottoes are together known as China’s four greatest grottoes. Mogao Grottoes is known for its murals, Longmen Grottoes and Yungang Grottoes are both famous for their stone carvings, while Maiji … More Maiji Mountain Grottoes, the art treasures behind iron bars