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53 World Heritage sites in China (19)

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Mogao caves

The Mogao caves, also known as the Thousand-Buddha Caves, about 25 km southeast of Dunhuang city, are one of the largest and best-preserved sites of Buddhist art in the world. It is located at a strategic point along the Silk Route, and has great influence on religion and culture. The Mogao Caves were added to the list in December, 1987.


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