Although there are only six Dunhuang attractions listed, at least 4 of them are world class. The Mogao Grottoes has China’s oldest and most famous Buddhist relics. The singing sands are pristine sand dunes that can be explored on a camel, and Crescent Spring is an oasis in this mini desert or the outskirts of Dunhuang.
With a longer trip from Dunhuang visitors can see Yumenguan or Jade Gate Pass, a strategic desert outpost on the Silk Road, Yardang National Park with its peculiar wind eroded rocks. Dunhuang is a honey pot of classic Silk Road attractions. Check out our Dunhuang tours
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- Chinese Name: 敦煌
- Chinese Pinyin: dun huang
- English Name: Dunhuang
- Location: Northwest of China
- Latitude: 39° 53′-41° 35′ N
- Longitude : 92° 13′-95° 30′ E
- Area: 31,200 sq. km. (12,064 sq. mi.)
- Time Zone : (UTC+8)
- Area Code: 0937
- Population: 170,000