Mogao caves tell us about Silk Road civilizations. The Mogao Grottoes Cave 257 is famous for its statues and wall paintings, spanning 1,000 years of Buddhist art. Check it out!
April is the month in which local apricot trees lure tourists to Dunhuang, Northwest China's Gansu province, with their stunning blossom.
Tune in to today's episode and follow Lu Shuaiyang, a lecture from Dunhuang Academy, to explore Cave 428 from the Northern Zhou Dynasty (557-581) in Mogao Caves.
Tourism in Dunhuang, Gansu province, saw a significant recovery trend in the first quarter of this year, as more people started going out after years of constraint by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A blue-and-green landscape painting in Mogao Cave 217, Dunhuang, Gansu province, dates back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907).
From Mar 26 onwards, Dunhuang Airport will open new freight routes to Chongqing, Longnan, Korla, and Turpan - major cities in Southwest and Northwest China, and is set to receive more tourists from across the country.
Architecture tells us about ancient civilizations. The architectural painting in Mogao Cave 217, Dunhuang, dates back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and shows the openness and inclusiveness during this period.
"Over the years, cultural heritage protection agencies, scientific research institutions and individuals from Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and other countries, as well as Hong Kong and other regions, have brought equipment and funds, and advanced protection concepts and technologies to Dunhuang."