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Mogao Caves (UNESCO/NHK)

Mogao Caves (UNESCO/NHK)


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Situated at a strategic point along the Silk Route, at the crossroads of trade as well as religious, cultural and intellectual influences, the 492 cells and cave sanctuaries in Mogao, located in China, are famous for their statues and wall paintings, spanning 1,000 years of Buddhist art.

Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
URL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/440/


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