Shanghai World Expo 2010

Scenic spot on Silk Road warms up for May Day holiday

15:56, April 29, 2010      

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A group of tourists riding camels enjoys the sightseeing of the Singing Sand Dunes, a popular tour resort in the subsurb of Dunhuang City, northwest China's Gansu Province, April 28, 2010. The scenic spots in Dunhuang, a booming town on the ancient Silk Road and the home to more than 800 grottoes at least 1,600 years old, is getting warming up for the tour hightide during the forthcoming 3-days' May 1st Vacation. The frescoes and carvings in the Mogao grottoes at Dunhuang are some of China's best preserved examples of Buddhist art. (Xinhua/Zhang Weixian)


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