Dunhuang City is located to the west part of Hexi Corridor, Gansu Province. Dunhuang City is famous for its historical culture of China and an important ancient city on Silk Road in ancient time.
Crescent Lake also name Yueyaquan, is a crescent-shaped lake in the oasis.
The Echoing-Sand Dune is five kilometers away from the city of Dunhuang, offers superb picture-book desert scenery.
The common name for the grottoes is the Thousand Buddha caves. The caves contain some of the finest examples of Buddhist art spanning a period of 1,000 years.
Dunhuang Museum was established in 1979. It was previously the location of an archaeological group of the county culture centre.
Turpan is located in the Turpan Basin at the southern foot of the Tianshan Mountains.Called Gaochang in ancient times, it was a major stop on the northern route of the Old Silk Road and is the hottest, lowest and driest place in China.
Beziklik Thousand Buddha Caves
The Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves are seventy caves dating from the 5th to the 9th centuries between the cities of Turpan and Shanshan (Loulan) at the north-east of the Taklamakan Desert in China.
Gaochang was an ancient Chinese city, located 30 km southeast of modern Turpan in Xinjiang. It played a key role as a transportation hub in western China.
The Astana tombs, where the nobles of Gaochang were buried, have turned up examples of silk cloth from China, as well as objects from as far afield as Persia and India.
In the past Wuwei was called Liangzhou. It was an important post on the ancient Silk Road.
Confucian Temple is known also as the Wenmiao Temple in Chinese,is a complex of structures built in palace style in 1439 during the Ming Dynasty.
Han Tomb is located inside the Leitai Park, Wuwei City. It is a large tomb built with brick and stone in the late years (186-219) of the Eastern Han Dynasty.